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Andrew Edwards

Professor Andrew Edwards

I am the Head of School for Psychology & Life Sciences and Faculty Director of Research & Enterprise

I joined CCCU as Professor and Head of School in 2018, having previously worked in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. I am a BASES accredited Exercise Physiologist, author of two academic books and 70+ research papers.

I was Director of the Institute of Sport & Exercise Science at James Cook University in Queensland, Australia and have worked extensively with elite sports teams and also across physical activity projects in rural/remote settings.  

My outputs can be viewed on Research Space

Research Projects

  • ANALYSIS OF PHYSICLA PERFORMANCE AGAINST MATCH OUTCOME IN PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL. Researcher(s): Mr Jordan Burton. Supervisor(s): Dr Damian Coleman, Professor Andrew Edwards. [Postgraduate Research Project]
  • Placebo effects and cycling performance in virtual-reality and laboratory environments. Researcher(s): Mr Gui Garcia Matta. Supervisor(s): Dr Philip Hurst, Professor Andrew Edwards. [Postgraduate Research Project]

I am a Fellow of the European College of Sports Science (FECSS), a Fellow of the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences (BASES) and accredited member of BASES and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA).

In my spare time, I have had a fiction book published (Feb 2022) titled 'The Psychopath'.

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