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Caroline Heaney

Caroline Heaney is a full-time lecturer in Sport and Fitness at The Open University.

Interested in: Athletics, Olympics, Fitness, 2012, Tiger Woods, Rowing, Athletes, Sports Psychology, Matthew Pinsent

Biography

Caroline Heaney is a full-time lecturer in Sport and Fitness at The Open University. She is also a British Association of Sport and Exercises Sciences (BASES) Accredited Sport Psychology Consultant and provides sport psychology support to a range of athletes. Her sporting interest lies in athletics where she competes in the 400m hurdles.

Academic advisor for: A blow to the head; a blow to rugby?, Is sleep the secret of success?, Recovery at the Rugby World Cup, Rugby tackles homophobia

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Penalty Pressure Potential at Euro 2016

Penalty Pressure Potential at Euro 2016 Creative commons image By Markbarnes (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Jun 2016
Can you tell whether a football player is going successfully score a penalty just by seeing how they prepare for it?

Is sleep the secret of success?

Is sleep the secret of success? Copyrighted image Copyright: Paul Maguire | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Oct 2015
Snooze you don’t lose:  Caroline Heaney asks 'Is sleep the secret ingredient of World Cup success?' 

Recovery at the Rugby World Cup

Recovery at the Rugby World Cup Creative commons image Carine06 [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Oct 2015
Caroline Heaney sheds some light on the hot topic of recovery in professional sports tournaments like the Rugby World Cup.

Personal Best: Setbacks

Featuring: Video Video
Personal Best: Setbacks Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Updated 23 Jun 2014
OU sports academic Caroline Heaney and athletes explore ways to deal with setbacks in the process of achieving personal goals.

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Olympic Dreams: Getting into the zone Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Comment posted by think2win on 14th Apr 2010
After watching the BBC's documentary, Olympic Dreams, I felt compelled t post a comment. I work with professional football clubs up and down the Country, specializing with the Centres of Excellence...

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Caroline Heaney's research

Caroline A. Heaney et al. (2015-02) Sport psychology education for sport injury rehabilitation professionals: a systematic review, In Physical Therapy in Sport 1(16)

Caroline A. Heaney and Helen Owton (2015) Using social media to raise your profile, In Faculty of Education and Language Studies Learning and Teaching Conference, Open University, Milton Keynes

Natalie Walker and Caroline A. Heaney (2013-04-05) Relaxation techniques in sport injury rehabilitation, Routledge

Natalie Walker and Caroline A. Heaney (2013) Psychological responses to injury: a review and critique of exisitng models, Routledge

Caroline A. Heaney (2013) The impact of sport psychology education on the practice of physiotherapists, In International Sports Science and Sports Medicine Conference 2013

Caroline A. Heaney et al. (2012-10) A qualitative and quantitative investigation of the psychology content of UK physiotherapy education, In Journal of Physical Therapy Education 3(26)

Caroline A. Heaney and Natalie Walker (2012-09) The challenges and opportunities of teaching sport and exercise psychology at a distance, In Sport and Exercise Psychology Review 2(8)

Caroline A. Heaney (2009-07-17) Creating a motivational climate, Routledge/ The Open University

Caroline A. Heaney (2009-07-17) Active listening and effective questioning in sport and fitness, Routledge/The Open University

Caroline A. Heaney (2009-07-17) Ethical and professional issues in sport and exercise, Routledge/The Open University

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