Professor David Lavallee

Professor of Duty of Care in Sport

School School of Social and Health Sciences

Department Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Contact info

+44 (0)1382 30 8154

Biography

David Lavallee joined Abertay University in August 2017 as Professor of Duty of Care in Sport in the School of Social and Health Sciences. His academic qualifications include a PhD in sport psychology from the University of Western Australia, a Master’s degree in counselling psychology from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Boston College.

The central focus of David’s research is on the well-being and welfare of participants in sport. His research aims to grow trustworthiness in sport, and contribute to more responsible support for the people involved, whether they take part or deliver sport in some way. David has supervised 34 PhD students to completion and has been external examiner for over 40 PhD students. His ORCID ID is 0000-0002-3829-293X

Articles in Refereed Journals

Light, R. L., Evans, J. R., & Lavallee, D. (2017). The cultural transition of Indigenous Australian athletes’ into professional sport. Sport, Education and Society. DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2017.1391085

Kiemle-Gabbay, L., & Lavallee, D. (2017). Coping in high-risk snow sports. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 22, 325-345. doi: 10.1080/15325024.2017.1284517

Willard, V., & Lavallee, D. (2017). Retirement experiences of elite ballet dancers: Impact of self-identity and social support. Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology, 5, 266-279. doi: 10.1037/spy0000057

Flint, S.W., Hudson, J., & Lavallee, D. (2016). The portrayal of obesity in U.K. National Newspapers. Stigma and Health, 1, 16-28. doi: 10.1037/sah0000013

Rees. T., Haslam, S. A., Coffee, P., & Lavallee, D. (2015). A social identity approach to sport psychology. Sports Medicine, 45, 1083-1096. doi: 10.1007/s40279-015-0345-4

Gilinsky, A. S., Dale, H., Robinson, C., Hughes, A. R., McInnes, R., & Lavallee, D. (2015). Efficacy of postpartum physical activity interventions. Health Psychology Review. doi.org 10.1080/17437199.2014.899059

Rea, T., & Lavallee, D. (2015). A qualitative study of athlete’s undertaking the talent transfer transition. Talent Development and Excellence, 7, 41-67.

Papathomas, A. & Lavallee, D. (2015). Family experiences of living with an eating disorder: A narrative analysis. Journal of Health Psychology, 20, 313-325. doi:10.1177/1359105314566608

Park, S., & Lavallee, D. (2015). Roles and influences of Olympic athletes’ entourages in athletes’ preparation for career transition out of sport. Sport and Exercise Psychology Review 11, 3-19. ISSN: 1745-4980

Flint, S.W., Hudson, J., & Lavallee, D. (2015). UK adults’ implicit and explicit attitudes towards obesity. BMC Obesity, 2, 31. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40608-015-0064-2

Adams, C, Coffee, P., & Lavallee, D. (2015). Athletes’ perceptions about the availability of social support during within-career transitions. Sport and Exercise Psychology Review 11, 37-48.

Nascimento Junior, J. R. A., Vissoci, J. R. N., Lavallee, D., & Vieira, L. F. (2015). Adaptation and validation of the Sport Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale-2. Journal of Physical Education, 21, 125-136. doi.org/10.1590/S1980-65742015000200003

Sheridan, D., Coffee, P., & Lavallee, D. (2014). A systematic review of social support in youth sport. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 7, 198-228. doi.org/10.1080/1750984X.2014.931999

Keegan, R., Spray, C.M., Harwood, C., & Lavallee, D. (2014). A qualitative synthesis of research into social motivational influences across the athletic career span. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 6, 537-567. doi.org/10.1080/2159676X.2013.857710

Keegan, R., Spray, C.M., Harwood, C., & Lavallee, D. (2014). A qualitative investigation of the motivational atmosphere in elite sport. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 15, 97-107. doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2013.10.006

Papathomas, A., & Lavallee, D. (2014). Self-starvation and the performance narrative in competitive sport. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 15, 688-695. doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2013.10.014

Lavallee, D. (2013). Athletic identity levels reduce in countries who fail to be awarded the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. Revista da Educação Física, 23, 511-514. doi.org/10.4025/reveducfis.v23.4.17525

Park, S., Lavallee, D., & Tod, D. (2013). A conceptual model of the athlete retirement decision-making process. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 44, 409-428.

Duncan, E., Lavallee, D., & Gidron, Y. (2013). Can written disclosure reduce psychological distress and increase objectively measured injury mobility of student-athletes? A randomized controlled trial. ISRN Rehabilitation. doi.org/10.1155/2013/784249

Flint, S. W., Hudson, J., & Lavallee, D. E. (2013). Counter-conditioning as an intervention to modify anti-fat attitudes. Health Psychology Research, 1, e24. doi:10.4082/hpr.2013.e24.

Park, S., Lavallee, D., & Tod, D. (2013). A longitudinal qualitative exploration of elite Korean tennis players’ career transition experiences. Athletic Insight, 5, 65-92.

Papathomas, A., & Lavallee, D. (2012). Eating disorders in sport: A call for methodological diversity. Revista Psicologia Del Deporte, 21, 387-392.

Tod., D., Bond, K., & Lavallee, D. (2012). Professional development themes in strength and conditioning coaches. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26, 851-860.

Ofori, P., Biddle, S.J.H., & Lavallee, D. (2012). The role of superstition among professional footballers in Ghana. Athletic Insight, 14 (2).

Park, S., Lavallee, D., & Tod, D. (2012). Exploring the retirement from sport decision-making process based on the transtheoretical model. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 13, 444-453. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2012.02.003

Park, S., Lavallee, D., & Tod, D. (2012). Athletes’ career transition out of sport: A systematic review. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 6, 22-53. doi: 10.1080/1750984X.2012.687053

Papathomas, A., & Lavallee, D. (2012). Narrative constructions of anorexia and abuse: An athlete’s search for meaning in trauma. Journal of Loss and Trauma: International Perspectives on Stress and Coping, 17, 293-318. doi: 10.1080/15325024.2011.616740

Thomas, L., Tod, D., & Lavallee, D. (2012). Variability in muscle dysmorphia symptoms: The influence of weight training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26, 851-860. 10.1519/JSC.0b013e318226eed1

Jones, M. I., Lavallee, D., & Tod, D. (2011). Developing communication and organization skills: The ELITE life skills reflective practice program. The Sport Psychologist, 25, 35-52.

Sagar, S.S., & Lavallee, D. (2010). The developmental origins of fear of failure in adolescent athletes: Examining parental practices. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 11, 177-187. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2010.01.004

Tod, D., & Lavallee, D. (2010). Toward a conceptual understanding of muscle dysmorphia development and sustainment. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 3, 111-131. DOI:10.1080/17509840903428513

Walker, N., Thatcher, J., & Lavallee, D. (2010). A preliminary development of the Re-injury Anxiety Inventory. Physical Therapy in Sport, 11, 23-29. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2009.09.003

Keegan, R., Spray, C.M., Harwood, C., & Lavallee, D. (2010). The motivational atmosphere in youth sport: Coach, parent and peer influences on motivation in specializing sport participants. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 22, 87-105. doi: 10.1080/10413200903421267

Papathomas, A., & Lavallee, D. (2010). Athlete experiences of disordered eating in sport. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, 2, 354-370. doi: 10.1080/19398441.2010.517042

Hesse, D., & Lavallee, D. (2010). Career transitions in professional football coaches. Athletic Insight, 2, 107-124.

Keegan, R., Biddle, S.J.H., & Lavallee, D. (2010). It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel: Application of a life-span development framework to physical activity and its utility in examining community and environmental interventions. Sport & Exercise Psychology Review, 6, 19-34. ISSN: 1745-4980

Christakou, A., & Lavallee, D. (2009). Adherence to sport injury rehabilitation: From theory to practice. Perspectives in Public Health, 129 (3), 120-126. doi: 10.1177/1466424008094802

Jones, M. I., & Lavallee, D. (2009). Exploring perceived life skills development and participation in sport. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, 1, 36-50. doi: 10.1080/19398440802567931

Jones, M. I., & Lavallee, D. (2009). Exploring the life skills development and participation in sport. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 10, 159-167. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2008.06.005

Keegan, R., Spray, C.M., Harwood, C., & Lavallee, D. (2009). A qualitative investigation exploring the motivational climate in early-career sports participants: Coach, parent and peer influences on sport motivation. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 10, 361-372. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2008.12.003

Sagar, S. S., Lavallee, D., & Spray, C. M. (2009). Coping with the effects of fear of failure in young elite athletes. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 3, 73-98. ISSN: 1543-2793

Anderson, A.G., & Lavallee, D. (2008). Applying the theories of reasoned action and planned behavior to athlete training adherence behavior. Applied Psychology, 57, 304-312. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-0597.2007.00310.x

Laurin, R., Nicolas, M., & Lavallee, D. (2008). Personal goal management intervention and mood states in soccer academies. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 2, 57-70. ISSN: 1932-9261

McKay, J., Niven, A. G., Lavallee, D., & White, A. (2008). Sources of strain among elite U.K. track athletes. The Sport Psychologist, 22, 143-164. ISSN: 0888-4781

Pummell, B., Harwood, C., & Lavallee, D. (2008). Jumping to the next level: Examining the within-career transition of the adolescent event rider. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 9, 427-447. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2007.07.004

Warriner, K., & Lavallee, D. (2008). The retirement experience of elite female gymnasts: Self identity and the physical self. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 20, 301-317. doi: 10.1080/10413200801998564

Snape, J., & Lavallee, D. (2008). Elite leadership in sport: A tale of two captains. Sport & Exercise Psychology Review, 4, 39-51. ISSN: 1745-4980

Christakou, A., Zervas, Y., & Lavallee, D. (2007). The effectiveness of mental practice on the functional rehabilitation of grade II ankle sprain. Human Movement Science, 26, 141-154. doi:10.1016/j.humov.2006.07.010

Goodger, K., Gorely, T., Harwood, C., & Lavallee, D. (2007). Burnout in sport: A systematic review. The Sport Psychologist, 21, 127-151. ISSN: 0888-4781

Goodger, K., Wolfenden, L., & Lavallee, D. (2007). Symptoms and consequences associated with three dimensions of burnout in junior tennis players. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 38, 342-364. ISSN: 0047-0767

Lavallee, D., & Robinson, H. (2007). In pursuit of an identity: A qualitative exploration of retirement from women’s artistic gymnastics. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 8, 119-141. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2006.05.003

Sagar, S. S., Lavallee, D., & Spray, C. M. (2007). Why young elite athletes fear failure: Consequences of failure. Journal of Sports Sciences, 25, 1171-1184. doi: 10.1080/02640410601040093

Walker, N., Thatcher, J., & Lavallee, D. (2007). Psychological responses to injury in competitive sport: A critical review. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, 127, 174-180. doi: 10.1177/1466424007079494

Lavallee, D., Jennings, D., Anderson, A.G., & Martin, S.B. (2006). Irish athletes’ attitudes towards seeking sport psychology consultation. Irish Journal of Psychology, 26, 115-121. ISSN: 0303-3910

Lavallee, D. (2006). Career awareness, career planning and career transition needs among sports coaches. Journal of Career Development, 33, 66-79. doi: 10.1177/0894845306289550

Papathomas, A., & Lavallee, D. (2006). A life history analysis of a male athlete with an eating disorder. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 11, 143-179. ISSN: 1081-1443

McKay, J., Anderson, A., & Lavallee, D. (2006). The influence of athletic identity on cognitive appraisals and coping following underperforming among international track athletes. Slovenia Kinesiologia, 12, 48-62. ISSN: 1318-2269.

Lavallee, D. (2005). The effect of a life development intervention on sports career transition adjustment. The Sport Psychologist, 19, 193-202. ISSN: 0888-4781

Anderson, A.G., Hodge, K.P., Lavallee, D., & Martin, S.B. (2005). New Zealand athletes’ attitudes towards seeking sport psychology consultation. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 33, 129-136. ISSN: 0112-109X

Martin, S. B., Lavallee, D., Kellmann, M., & Page, S. J. (2004). Attitudes toward sport psychology consulting of adult athletes from the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2, 146-160. ISSN: 0047-0767

Lavallee, D., Bruce, D., & Gorely, T. (2004). The golfer-caddie partnership: An exploratory investigation into the role of the caddie. Athletic Insight, 6. ISSN: 1536-0431

North, J., & Lavallee, D. (2004). An investigation of potential users of career transition services in the United Kingdom. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 5, 77-84. doi: 10.1016/S1469-0292(02)00051-1

North, J., & Lavallee, D. (2004). Active athlete perceptions of career and education services in the United Kingdom. Athletic Academic Journal, 17, 34-53. ISSN: 0897-165X

Wylleman, P., Alfermann, D., & Lavallee, D. (2004). Career transitions in sport: European perspectives. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 5, 7-20. doi:10.1016/S1469-0292(02)00049-3

Golby, J., Sheard, M., & Lavallee, D. (2003). A cognitive-behavioral analysis of mental toughness in national rugby league football teams. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 96, 455-462. ISSN: 0031-5125

Lavallee, D., Breckon, J., & Pringle, A. (2003). Toward a common language for the psychology of physical activity: A review. Critical Public Health, 13, 295-302. ISSN: 0958-1596

Harland, N., & Lavallee, D. (2003). Successful biopsychosocial management of chronic low back pain patients with psychological assessment and management tools. Physiotherapy, 89, 305-312. ISSN: 0031-9406

Martin, S. B., Kellmann, M., Lavallee, D., & Page, S. J. (2002). Development and psychometric evaluation of the Sport Psychology Attitudes – Revised Form: A multiple group investigation. The Sport Psychologist, 16, 272-290. ISSN: 0888-4781

McCann, P., Lavallee, D., & Lavallee, R. M. (2001). The effect of pre-shot routines on golf wedge shot performance. European Journal of Sport Science, 1, 231-240. ISSN: 1439-6319.

Hudson, J., Board, L., & Lavallee, D. (2001). The role of cardiac rehabilitation in dealing with psychological trauma among survivors of a cardiac event. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 6, 301-213. ISSN: 1081-1443

Gorely, T., Lavallee, D., Bruce, D., Teale, B., & Lavallee, R. M. (2001). A sampling of perceptions of potential users of the Australian Athlete Career and Education Program. Athletic Academic Journal, 15, 11-21. ISSN: 0897-165X

Omar-Fauzee, M. S., Pringle, A., & Lavallee, D. (1999). Exercise behavior change and the effect of lost resources. Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss, 4, 281-291. ISSN: 1081-1443

Lavallee, D., Sinclair, D. A., & Wylleman, P. (1998). An annotated bibliography on career transitions in sport: I. Counselling-based references. Australian Journal of Career Development, 7 (2), 34-42. ISSN: 1038-4162

Grove, J. R., Lavallee, D., Gordon, S., & Harvey, J. H. (1998). Account-making: A model for understanding and resolving distressful reactions to retirement from sport. The Sport Psychologist, 12, 52-67. ISSN: 0888-4781

Lavallee, D., Wylleman, P., & Sinclair, D. A. (1998). An annotated bibliography on career transitions in sport: II. Empirical references. Australian Journal of Career Development, 7 (3), 32-44. ISSN: 1038-4162

Grove, J. R., Lavallee, D., & Gordon, S. (1997). Coping with retirement from sport: The influence of athletic identity. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 9, 191-203. ISSN: 1041-3200

Lavallee, D., Gordon, S., & Grove, J. R. (1997). Retirement from sport and the loss of athletic identity. Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss, 2, 129-147. ISSN: 1081-1443

Lavallee, D., Grove, J. R., & Gordon, S. (1997). The causes of career termination from sport and their relationship to post-retirement adjustment among elite-amateur athletes in Australia. The Australian Psychologist, 32, 131-135. ISSN: 0005-0067

Lavallee, D., Gordon, S., & Grove, J. R. (1996). A profile of career beliefs among retired Australian athletes. Australian Journal of Career Development, 5 (2), 39-42.

Books

Lavallee, D., Kremer, J., Moran, A., & Williams, M. (2012). Sport psychology: Contemporary themes (2nd edition). London: Palgrave. ISBN: 9780230231740

Tod, D., & Lavallee, D. (Eds). (2012). Psychology of strength and conditioning: International perspectives. Oxford: Routledge. ISBN: 9780415574082

Thatcher, D., Lavallee, D., & Jones, M. (Eds.). (2012). Coping and emotion in sport (2nd edition). Oxford: Routledge. ISBN: 9780415578189

Lavallee, D., Jones, M. V., & Williams, J. M. (2008). Key studies in sport and exercise psychology. Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 9780077111700

Jowett, S., & Lavallee, D. (Eds.). (2007). Social psychology in sport. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. ISBN: 9780736057806

Lavallee, D., Kremer, J., Moran, A., & Williams, M. (2004). Sport psychology: Contemporary themes. London: Palgrave. ISBN: 14039046853

Lavallee, D., Thatcher, J., & Jones, M. (2004). Coping and emotion in sport. New York: Nova Science. ISBN: 1-59454-076-4

Lavallee, D., & Cockerill, I. M. (Eds.). (2002). Counselling in sport and exercise contexts. Leicester: British Psychological Society. ISBN: 1854333798

Lavallee, D., & Wylleman, P. (Eds.). (2000). Career transitions in sport: International perspectives. Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology. ISBN: 1885693214

Book Chapters

Rea, T, & Lavallee, D. (2017). Repsychling talent. In J. Baker (Ed.), Talent development. London: Routledge.

Beauchamp, M.B., Jackson, B., & Lavallee, D. (2014). ‘Into the mix’: Personality processes and group dynamics in sport teams. In M.R. Beauchamp and M. Eys (Eds.), Group dynamics in sport and exercise psychology: Contemporary themes (2nd ed.). London: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-42665-7

Lavallee, D., Park., S., & Taylor, J. (2014). Career transition among athletes: Is there life after sports? In J. M. Williams and V. Krane (Eds.), Applied sport psychology: Personal growth to peak performance (7th ed., pp. 490-509). Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0-07-337653-0

Park, S., Lavallee, D., & Tod, D. (2010). A longitudinal qualitative exploration of elite Korean tennis players’ career transition experiences. In R. Schinke (Ed.), Innovative writings in sport and psychology. New York: Nova Science. ISBN: 162948881X.

Lavallee, D., Kremer, J., & Moran. A. (2013). Psychology of sport. In J.A. Maguire (Ed.), Handbook of the social sciences and sport. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Gordon, S., & Lavallee, D. (2012). Career transitions. In T. Morris & P. Terry (Eds.), The new sport and exercise psychology companion (pp. 567-582). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

Tod., D., & Lavallee, D. (2011). Taming the wild west: Training and supervision in applied sport psychology. In D. Gilbourne & M. B. Andersen (Eds.), Critical essays in applied sport psychology (pp. 193-215). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Keegan, R., Spray, C.M., Harwood, C., & Lavallee, D. (2010). From ‘motivational climate’ to ‘motivational atmosphere’: A review of research examining the social and environmental influences on athlete motivation in sport. In B.D. Geranto (Ed.), Sports Psychology. New York: Nova Science. ISBN: 978-1-61-728932-3

Lavallee, D., Park, S., & Tod, D. (2010). Career termination. In S. Hanrahan & M. B. Andersen (Eds.), Handbook of applied sport psychology (pp. 242-249). Oxford: Routledge.

Goodger, K., Lavallee, D., Gorely, P. J., & Harwood, C. H. (2010). Burnout in sport. In J. M. Williams (Eds.), Applied sport psychology: Personal growth to peak performance (6th ed., pp. 492-511). Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0-07-337653-0

Taylor, J., & Lavallee, D. (2010). Career transition among athletes: Is there life after sports? In J. M. Williams (Eds.), Applied sport psychology: Personal growth to peak performance (6th ed., 542-562). Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0-07-337653-0

Beauchamp, M.B., Jackson, B., & Lavallee, D. (2008). Personality processes and intra-group dynamics in sports teams. In M.R. Beauchamp and M. Eys (Eds.), Group dynamics in sport and exercise psychology: Contemporary themes (pp. 25-41). London: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-42665-7

Jones, M. V., Bray, S. R., & Lavalee, D. (2007). All the world’s a stage: The impact of an audience on sport performers. In S. Jowett and D. Lavallee (Eds.), Social psychology in sport (pp. 103-113). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. ISBN: 978-0736057806

Gordon, S., Lavallee, D., & Grove, J. R. (2006). Career assistance program interventions in sport. In D. Hackfort, R. Lidor, & J. Duda (Eds.), Handbook of research in applied sport psychology (pp. 233-243). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology. ISBN: 10-1-885-69364-8

Goodger, K., Lavallee, D., Gorely, P. J., & Harwood, C. H. (2005). Burnout in sport. In J. M. Williams (Eds.), Applied sport psychology: Personal growth to peak performance (5th ed., pp. 541-564). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 1-55934-950-6

Taylor, J., Ogilvie, B., & Lavallee, D. (2005). Career transition among athletes: Is there life after sports? In J. M. Williams (Eds.), Applied sport psychology: Personal growth to peak performance (5th ed., pp. 595-615). Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 1-55934-950-6

Gordon, S., & Lavallee, D. (2004). Career transitions in competitive sport. In T. Morris & J. Summer (Eds.), Sport psychology: Theory, applications and issues (2nd ed., pp. 584-610). Brisbane: Wiley. ISBN: 0-470-80008-9

Jones, M., Thatcher, J., & Lavallee, D. (2004). Coping and emotion in sport: Future directions. In D. Lavallee, J. Thatcher, & M. Jones (Eds.), Coping and emotion in sport (pp. 271-278). New York: Nova Science. ISBN: 1-59454-076-4

Thatcher, J., Jones, M., & Lavallee, D. (2004). Coping and emotion in sport: Introduction. In D. Lavallee, J. Thatcher, & M. Jones (Eds.), Coping and emotion in sport (pp. 1-6) . New York: Nova Science. ISBN: 1-59454-076-4

Walker, N., Thatcher, J., Lavallee, D., & Golby, D. (2004). The emotional response to athletic injury: Re-injury anxiety. In D. Lavallee, J. Thatcher, & M. Jones (Eds.), Coping and emotion in sport (pp. 87-99). New York: Nova Science. ISBN: 1-59454-076-4

Wylleman, P., & Lavallee, D. (2004). A developmental perspective on transitions faced by athletes. In M. R. Weiss (Ed.), Developmental sport and exercise psychology: A lifespan perspective (pp. 503-524). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology. ISBN: 1-88569-336-2.

Wylleman, P., Lavallee, D., & Theeboom, M. (2004). Successful athletic careers. In C. D. Spielberger (Ed.), Encyclopedia of applied psychology (pp. 511-518). San Diego: Academic Press. ISBN: 0-12-657410-3

Board, L., Thatcher, J., Lavallee, D., Golby, J., and Arrighi, C. F. M. (2003). Cardiac rehabilitation and psychological well-being. In S. P. Shohov (Ed.), Advances in psychology research (pp. 237-253). New York: Nova Science. ISBN 1-59033-739-5

Lavallee, D., Bruce, D., Gorely, T., & Lavallee, R. M. (2002). The golfer-caddie partnership: An exploratory investigation. In E. Thain (Ed.), Science and Golf IV (pp. 284-297). London: Routledge. ISBN: 0-415-28302-7

Lavallee, D., & Cockerill, I. M. (2002). Introduction to counselling in sport and exercise contexts. In D. Lavallee & I. M. Cockerill (Eds.), Counselling in sport and exercise contexts (pp. 3-5). Leicester: British Psychological Society. ISBN: 1-85433-379-8

Lavallee, D., Cockerill, I. M., & Kremer, J. (2002). Case studies. In D. Lavallee & I. M. Cockerill (Eds.), Counselling in sport and exercise contexts (pp. 61-66). Leicester: British Psychological Society. ISBN: 1-85433-379-8

Lavallee, D. (2002). Counselling in sport and exercise: A reading list. In D. Lavallee & I. M. Cockerill (Eds.), Counselling in sport and exercise contexts (pp. 67-68). Leicester: British Psychological Society. ISBN: 1-85433-379-8

Lavallee, D., Golby, J., & Lavallee, R. M. (2002). Coping with retirement from professional sport. In I. M. Cockerill (Ed.), Solutions in sport psychology (pp. 184-197). London: Brooks/Cole. ISBN: 1-86152-773

Lavallee, D., Gorely, T., Lavallee, R. M., & Wylleman, P. (2001). Career development programs for athletes. In W. Patton & M. McMahon (Eds.), Career development programs: Preparation for life long career decision-making (pp. 125-133). Camberwell, VIC: Australian Council for Educational Research Press. ISBN: 0-86431-392-6

Lavallee, D. (2000). Career transitions in sport: Theoretical perspectives. In D. Lavallee & P. Wylleman, (Eds.) Career transitions in sport: International perspectives (pp. 1-28). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology. ISBN: 1-885693-21-4

Lavallee, D., & Andersen, M. (2000). Leaving sport: Easing career transitions. In M. B. Andersen (Ed.), Doing sport psychology (pp. 249-261). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. ISBN: 0-736000-86-0

Lavallee, D., Nesti, M., Borkeles, E., Cockerill, I., & Edge, A. (2000). Intervention strategies for athletes in transition. In D. Lavallee & P. Wylleman, (Eds.) Career transitions in sport: International perspectives (pp. 111-130). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology. ISBN: 1-885693-21-4

Lavallee, D., & Wylleman, P. (2000). Introduction: Career transitions in sport. In D. Lavallee & P. Wylleman, (Eds.) Career transitions in sport: International perspectives (pp. xiii-xiv). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology. ISBN: 1-885693-21-4

Lavallee, D., Wylleman, P., & Sinclair, D. A. (2000). Career transitions in sport: An annotated bibliography. In D. Lavallee & P. Wylleman, (Eds.) Career transitions in sport: International perspectives (pp. 207-258). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology. ISBN: 1-885693-21-4

Lavallee, D., Grove, J. R., Gordon, S., & Ford, I. W. (1998). The experience of loss in sport. In J. H. Harvey (Ed.), Perspectives on loss: A sourcebook (pp. 241-252). Philadelphia: Brunner/Mazel. ISBN: 0-87630-909-0

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David is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Adjunct Professor at the University of Limerick, Ireland and was a recipient of an Erskine Fellowship at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand in 2017. He has been invited to present his research in 18 countries, including 24 keynote addresses. He was invited to present his research as part of the launch of the UK Academy of Social Sciences publication, Making the Case for the Social Sciences: Sport and Leisure (Sport has a profound impact on society: World-leading research provides hard evidence) and the impact of his research was recognised in the Research Councils UK, Universities UK and British Universities and Colleges Sport publication, Supporting a UK success story: The impact of university research and sport development. David is also an Editorial Board member of several journals, including Sports Medicine.

Knowledge Exchange

David has been involved in knowledge exchange activities with numerous organisations including Nike, Land Rover, Dame Kelly Holms Trust, Gaelic Athletic Association, Women Ahead and EA Sports.

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Dr Luis Calmeiro

Dr Luis Calmeiro

Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences | Lecturer

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Dr Marie Clare Grant

Dr Marie Clare Grant

Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences | Lecturer

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