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Profile: Candice Lingam-Willgoss

Candice Lingam-Willgoss

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Profile: Candice Lingam-Willgoss

Candice Lingam-Willgoss

About me

Candice is the Programme Leader for Sport and Fitness and the Deputy Associate Head of School (ECYS - Curriculum and Quality) at The Open University.   Candice joined the Sport and Fitness team in 2013 having worked as an Associate Lecturer for the Open University since 2010. Prior to working for the Open University she was based at Southampton University where she was the Assistant Programme Director for Sport. 

Candice's main areas of interest are within sport and exercise psychology and sociology of sport.

Research interests

Candice's research interests lie within the areas of sport and exercise psychology and more recently career trajectories in various sports.


Teaching interests

Candice is currently the Module Chair on E314 and has written extensively on most Sport and Fitness modules.


Candice Lingam-Willgoss's research

Candice Lingam-Willgoss (2018) Maintaining positive mental health throughout sporting transitions: A case study of elite sporting females, In Competing in the Dark – Mental Health in Sport

Candice Lingam-Willgoss (2018) How elite athletes balance motherhood and elite level sport, In BPS DSEP 2018 Conference

Candice Lingam-Willgoss (2017) The transitional experiences of recreational and elite sporting, In BPS DSEP Conference 2017

Candice Lingam-Willgoss (2016) A study investigating risk and transitional experiences of elite sporting females, In Gender Inequalities in Sport Conference

Browse Candice Lingam-Willgoss's latest research on Open Research Online