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Peter Hassmen

PhD

Professor

Faculty of Health

Telephone
+61266598040
Email
[email protected]
Location
Office: M.G.52, Coffs Harbour
Peter Hassmen

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Orchid ID

0000-0002-4348-7862

Biography

Professor of Psychology at the Coffs Harbour campus since 2016. Received his PhD in 1991 from Stockholm University, Sweden; promoted to Professor of Psychology in 2001 at Stockholm University. 


Research

Passionate about sport, exercise, and performance psychology; researched among other things: relationships between physical activity/inactivity and mental health including depression and anxiety syndromes, the overtraining/under-recovery syndrome in athletes, and burnout in athletes, coaches, and in the workplace. This has resulted in more than 150 research articles and ten books.


Supervision

HDR-students considering topics related to physical activity, exercise and sport psychology can contact me for preliminary discussions.

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