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Qualifications

MSc Sport and Exercise Science, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science, PG Dip in Psychology, PGCert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, BPS Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist. HCPC registered practitioner psychologist

Responsibilities

Course Lead for BSc (Hons) Sport Psychology
USW’s Armed Forces Champion

Publications

Gross, M., Shearer, D., & Hall, R.J. et al. (in press). Resonant Frequency Training to Augment Heart Rate Variability and Enhance Emotion Regulation in Elite Sport Support Staff. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.
Roberts, C-M., Mullen, R.H., Evans, L., & Hall, R.J. (2015). Career transitions in sport: The case of professional cricket. Journal of Sport Sciences, 33 (9), 935-944
Bruton, A., Mellalieu, S., Shearer, D., Roderique-Davies, G., & Hall, R.J. (2013). Performance Accomplishment Information as Predictors of Self-Efficacy as a Function of Skill Level in Amateur Golf. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 25 (2), 197-208.
Roderique-Davies G, Mayer P, Hall R, J., Shearer, D., Thomson, R., & Hall, G. (2008). New teams, old enemies? A study of social identification in Welsh rugby supporters. Contemporary Wales, 21, 187-206. Generated output as part of an ESRC grant for just under £50k.
Hanton, S., Mellalieu, S.D., & Hall, R.J. (2004). Protection Mechanisms: The Relationship between Self-Confidence and Anxiety Direction. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 5, 477-495.
Hanton, S., Mellalieu, S.D., Hall, R.J. (2002). Re-examining the competitive anxiety trait-state relationship. Personality and Individual Differences, 33(7), 1125-1136.
Lane, A. M., Hall, R.J., and Lane, J. (2004). Self-efficacy and statistics performance among Sport Studies Students. Teaching in Higher Education, 9 (4), 435-448.
Hall, R.J. (2002). Observations on a year of using the Wolverhampton On-Line Learning framework (WOLF). Journal of Hospitality Leisure Sport and Tourism Education, 1 (2), 65-70.

Selected Conferences
Hall, R.J. (2015). Resonant frequency training to augment heart-rate variability and enhance emotion regulation in elite sport. Annual conference of the Czech rep Association of Applied Sport Psychologists. Prague, Czech Rep.
Hall, R.J. (2013). The Olympic Games experience. European Congress of Psychology. Stockholm, Sweden.
Hall, R.J. (2012). Olympic preparations of GB Handball men’s team. 3rd Annual conference of the Czech Rep Association of Applied Sport Psychologists. Brno, Czech Rep.
Hall, R.J. (2011). Dual roles: Investigating the roles of Team manager and sport psychologist: Conflicting or complimentary? 2nd Annual conference of the Czech Rep Association of Applied Sport Psychologists. Prague, Czech Rep.
Hall, R.J. (2010). The Paralympic games experience. Invited keynote speaker, Inaugural conference of the Czech Rep Association of Applied Sport Psychologists. Prague, Czech Rep.
Hall, R.J., & Gorman, C. (2010). Operating under pressure: Can we learn from sport psychology? Presented at the BEAVRS conference, Celtic Manor.

Memberships

British Psychological Society
Health and Care Professions Council

Psychology at Glamorgan – STEM Ambassadors

Consultancy

Ross Hall has provided support to the Great Britain Men’s handball team at camps and international competitions and in the build up to and including the London 2012 Olympics. Ross also went to Beijing in 2008 with GB wheelchair rugby as a fully accredited member of the support staff. He also supports amateur and professional golfers and has delivered sessions and support to various sports. The University also has a reciprocal relationship with current University sport scholars and our students have access to the scholars for Sport psychology related coursework.

Research

Self-confidence: Measurement and performance issues.
Anxiety-performance relationship.
Self-efficacy:performance relationship.
Stress and motor performance

Current Research Activity:

Self-efficacy research and measurement issues.
Stress and motor performance in surgery.

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