Hollie Fountain

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Dr Hollie Fountain

Lecturer in Psychology and Coach Development

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Text Messaging Interventions for Improvement in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Youth: Systematic Review

Journal Article
Ludwig, K., Arthur, R., Sculthorpe, N., Fountain, H., & Buchan, D. S. (2018)
Text Messaging Interventions for Improvement in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Youth: Systematic Review. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 6(9), https://doi.org/10.2196/10799
BACKGROUND: The use of text messages (short message service, SMS) to change physical activity and sedentary behavior in youth is of interest due to the need for novel, more ef...

An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes

Thesis
Fountain, H. E. An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/979005
Psychological resilience has been described as a multidimensional, context specific concept, and has been defined in numerous ways that attempt to encapsulate the process by w...

Exploring the Nature of Psychological Resilience in Junior Rugby League Players: A Q-Method Approach

Presentation / Conference
Fountain, H., Martindale, R., Tony, W. & Moira, L. (2016, December)
Exploring the Nature of Psychological Resilience in Junior Rugby League Players: A Q-Method Approach. Poster presented at BPS- Divison of Sport and Exercise Psychology Annual Conference, Cardiff
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the nature of psychological resilience in the context of junior Rugby League, using a novel Q-sort method. Design: A cr...

Exploring the nature of resilience in junior athletes

Presentation / Conference
Fountain, H., Martindale, R., Moira, L. & Westbury, T. (2016, November)
Exploring the nature of resilience in junior athletes. Poster presented at BASES- British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Annual Conference, Nottingham
Athletes are often proactive in exposing themselves to an inherently stressful competitive environment, frequently seeking challenges as opportunities for development (Sarkar ...

“We do it for the team” – Student-athletes’ initiation practices and their impact on group cohesion.

Journal Article
Lafferty, M., Wakefield, C., & Brown, H. (2016)
“We do it for the team” – Student-athletes’ initiation practices and their impact on group cohesion. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 15(4), 438-446. https://doi.org/10.1080/1612197X.2015.1121507
Hazing or inappropriate initiation activities are a well-documented occurrence within university sport team societies. This study examined the occurrence of initiation activit...

In the face of adversity: Resiliency in winter sport athletes

Journal Article
Brown, H. E., Lafferty, M. E., & Triggs, C. (2015)
In the face of adversity: Resiliency in winter sport athletes. Science and Sports, 30(5), 105-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scispo.2014.09.006
Objectives. — To explore winter sports athletes’ experiences of adversity within their sporting careers. Methods. — Data were collected from semi-structured interviews with se...

Metaphorical Use of Song Lyrics within Sport Psychology Practice: Targeting the Transition within a Premier League Football Youth Academy

Journal Article
Triggs, C., Lafferty, M. E., Brown, H. E., & Tolley, H. L. (2011)
Metaphorical Use of Song Lyrics within Sport Psychology Practice: Targeting the Transition within a Premier League Football Youth Academy. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 2(3), 183-195. https://doi.org/10.1080/21520704.2011.619046
This article explains how a sport psychologist practitioner used metaphors within song lyrics to broach the transition phase of retention or release with elite young football ...

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