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Mr Martin Southam

Senior Lecturer

School: School of Psychology and Life Sciences

Campus: Canterbury Main Campus

Tel: 01227 922127

Profile summary

Mr Martin J. Southam is a Senior Lecturer and is the Programme Director for the Sport and Exercise Psychology programme at CCCU. Mr Southam studied the sport & exercise sciences at undergraduate & postgraduate level at CCCU, and has represented the University at football, hockey & basketball.

Research and knowledge exchange

Martin's research & knowledge exchange work is primarily in the area of performance psychology in sport and he contributes to the workshop programme of SportsLab and has consulted with numerous athletes & clubs in Kent.

Teaching and subject expertise

Martin contributes to the undergraduate programmes in the areas of the social psychology of sport, individual psychology in sport performance and he supervises dissertation studies in these fields. Mr Southam absolutely relishes teaching in all areas and recently won a 'Golden Apple' teaching award https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/social-and-applied-sciences/news/award-for-outstanding-member-of-staff.aspx

External activities

Martin is an active sports person and he regularly runs (recreatiuonally) both at home and abroad.  Martin is a keen footballer and plays hockey at a local club, is a level 1 hockey coach and 1 star canoeist.

Martin is a passionate sports fan, and regularly attends varied sports events in the UK (including NFL, Football, Netball & Cricket fixtures), as well as in diverse places abroad including Australia (AFL), Germany (EuroHockey), Sweden (Ice Hockey) & the USA (Baseball).

Publications and research outputs

Dray, K., Southam, M.J., Mounteney, L., Browne, J., & Gibson, J. (2019, Jan.). Thinking critically about research: Exploring models of student decision making. Presentation at the Annual Partners in Learning Conference, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK.

Dray, K., Southam, M.J., & Mounteney, L. (2019, Sept.). Students as partners in learning: Exploring strategies to promote student decision making. Poster presented at the 10th annual RAISE Conference, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, UK.

Southam, M.J., Dray, K., Browne, J., & Gibson, J. (2019, Sept.). Reflections on student engagement in decision making: Partners in learning. Presented at the 10th annual RAISE Conference, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, UK.

Uphill, M., Balsdon, A., Brown, M., Digby-Bowl, C., Southam, M.J., & Swain, J. (2015, Dec.). “Hero imagery”: are there performance advantages associated with imagining yourself as your favourite athlete? Poster presented at the British Psychological Society Division of Sport & Exercise Psychology Conference, Leeds, UK.

Southam, M.J. (2014, Nov.). Personal reflections on the provision of sport science support in elite women’s hockey. Presentation at the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences Conference, Burton-upon-Trent, UK.

Uphill, M.A., Eacott, C., Foad, A., Mills, H., Southam, M.J., & Swain, J. (2013, Dec.). An exploratory examination of athletes’ emotion metaphors. Poster presented at the British Psychological Society Division of Sport & Exercise Psychology Conference, Manchester, UK.

 

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