Duncan Mascarenhas

duncan mascarenhas

Dr Duncan Mascarenhas

Associate Professor - Sport & Exercise Psychology & Coaching

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Research Degree External Examining

  • External Examination PhD Nathan Elsworthy - Factors Influencing the Physiological and Perceptual Decision-Making Demands of Australian Football Field Umpires. The University of Newcastle, Australia
  • External Examination PhD: Paul Renton - The identification of a referee practice model and a pedagogy for the coaching of rugby union referees. Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • External Examination PhD Jochim Spitz - Expert Perception & Performance in Elite Association Football Referees. KU Leuven University, Belgium

 

Invited Speaker

  • First International Conference on the Science & Practice of Sports Officiating
  • Sports Officials UK Keynote Presentation
  • Inaugural Sports Coaching Conference, Llandrillo College Wales, Keynote Presentation
  • University of Gloucester Referee Scholarship Programme. Communication Skills for Sports Officials
  • University of Gloucester Referee Scholarship Programme. Sports Officials & Officiating: Science & Practice
  • University of Gloucester Referee Scholarship Programme. What can sports science research do for sports officials?
  • National Programme Umpiring Association (England Hockey NPUA). Verbal Communication
  • England Netball High Performance Conference (Netball Superleague Umpires). Coping with Pressure
  • England Netball High Performance Conference (Netball Superleague Umpires). Mental Toughness Training for Elite Umpires
  • England Netball High Performance Conference (Netball Superleague Umpires). Decision Training for Elite Umpires
  • Scottish Rugby Union Elite Referee Panel Conference
  • The Future of Training Specialst & Expert Organ Retrieval Teams in the use of Novel Technologies and Practices.
  • PERF Arbitrage (Referee High Performance Centre, Clermont-Ferrand) workshop on developing sports officiating excellence.

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • British Psychological Society
  • British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • SportScotland BASEM & BASES 1st Place Prizewinner for presentation - Training coherent decision-making in rugby union referees
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

 

Reviewing

  • Psychology of Sport & Exercise, Journal of Sports Sciences, International Journal of Sport Psychology, The Sport Psychologist, International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Journal of Sport Behavior, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, Graduate Journal of Sport Exercise & PE Research, European Journal of Sport Science, and Sport Exercise & Performance Psychology, Open Journal of Sports Sciences.

 

Media Activity

  • Video: Verbal Communication for Hockey Umpires

 

Visiting Positions

  • Visiting Senior Lecturer - Charles Sturt University, Australia

 

Conference Activity

  • Concepts of co-construction in match interactions between high performing rugby union match officials and players.

 

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Helping the Man in the Middle, Rugby Football Union Applied Research Project
  • English Volleyball Association
  • Helping the Man in the Middle, Rugby Football Union Applied Research Project
  • Rugby Football League Superleague Referees Applied Research Project
  • Sport & Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) Grant for Soccer NZ
  • Sport & Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) Grant for Netball New Zealand
  • England Cricket Association of Sports Officials (ECB ACO)

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • MPhil Jon Hughes - An exploratory study to identify the fundamental skills necessary in self-defence training. Wrexham Glyndwr University
  • Phd Ian Cunningham - Becoming a skilled communicator in sport officiating: Concepts, experiences, and contextualised practice. Charles Sturt University, Australia