Sports Science

Keeping Your Head in the Game - Sport Psychology of Football

Thursday 13 February, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Suitability: 16 Yrs+


Join Jim Magilton, former NI footballer and manager, in a Q&A session on the importance of psychology in supporting the NI Elite Youth Academy. Sport psychologists Dr Jamie Barker (Loughborough University, author of “The Psychology of Soccer”), Dr Ciaran Kearney (Gaelic Athletic Association, author of “Pure Sport”), Dr Gavin Breslin (Ulster University, author of “Mental Health and Well-being Interventions in Sport”) will explore the latest research and techniques within applied sport psychology, helping us to understand how our thinking impacts performance and player well-being on and off the pitch.
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Ulster University
25-51 York Street
BT15 1ED


Ulster UniversityThe British Psychological Society NI BranchIrish Football Association