Tom Campbell

Tom Campbell

Dr Tom Campbell BSc(Hons), PhD, FHEA

Lecturer

Biography

Dr Tom Campbell BSc (Hons), PhD, FHEA, is a lecturer in sport and exercise science and academic at the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland.

Applied work: Tom's applied work centres around innovation and enterprise across the mountain bike sector and the field of dual career athletes. Tom currently leads two Erasmus+ projects for the university aligned with these themes - AtLAS: Athletes as Entrepreneurs and DIRTT: Developing Inter-European Resources for Trail-builder Training. He is currently principal investigator on two SFC Interface Innovation Voucher projects which aim to develop new products within the mountain bike sector and has previously contributed to numerous successful projects in this area.

Teaching: Tom is programme leader for the BA Business and Enterprise in Sport and Cert HE Business and Enterprise in Sport programmes. He also leads the following modules: The Dual Career Athlete, Introduction to Sport and Business Psychology, Stress, Performance and Behaviour, and Professional Development & Experiential Learning and teaches on Research Methods in Sport and Exercise. Tom is also the dual career academic tutor for the school of applied sciences and holds talented athlete scholarship scheme (TASS) accreditation.

Themes

News

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Professional Trail Builders Association Trail Competency Workgroup. Dr Tom Campbell was invited to offer expert insight into the assessment of competencies amongst mountain bike trail builders.
  • International Panel Expert on dual career skills development. - SCORES: Developing employability skills and competencies through sport in Europe. Amsterdam. October 2019.
  • Airbus: Expert Working Group on Health and Wellbeing of Air Travellers. Dr Tom Campbell provided expertise on psychophysiological assessment of wellbeing parameters related to the demands of air travel.
  • Royal Bank of Scotland: Workplace Wellness Group. Dr Tom Campbell provided expert evidence and advice regarding workplace wellbeing to RBOS employees.

 

Conference Activity

  • Keynote Speaker: Urban Research and Education Knowledge Alliance Research Seminar. "The Mountain Bike as a Vehicle for Innovation".
  • Presentation at the 57th annual meeting of The Society for Psychophysiological Research. Vienna, Austria.
  • Presentation at the 38th annual conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society. Hong Kong
  • Poster Presentation at STAR conference. Hong Kong
  • Presentation at The Urban Research and Education Knowledge Alliance Conference, Amsterdam.
  • Presentation at the International Athlete Services Forum. Singapore.
  • Presentation at the QAA International Enhancement Themes Conference. Glasgow.

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Higher Education Academy Fellow
  • Best Poster Presentation Edinburgh Napier Postgraduate Conference

 

Invited Speaker

  • Invited Speaker - Professional Trail Builders Association, Bentonville USA
  • Invited lecture: "Psychosocial Stress in Sport". Hogeschool Van Amsterdam. September 2018.
  • Invited member of the Observatory for Sport University Forum
  • Invited workshop. International Seminar for Dual Careers in Sport. Amsterdam. December 2017.
  • Urban Research and Education Knowledge Alliance: Kick off conference. November 2016.Tom Campbell delivered a conference presentation on the topic of developing dual career athletes through a contextualized HE distance-learning programme. Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Holland. 2016
  • Invited presentation at Stirling University Health Sciences and Sport Research Group

 

Media Activity

  • Dr Tom Campbell was interviewed on STV news in relation to the signing of the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal, the Mountain Bike Innovation Centre to be located in Innerleithen, and the implications for the university in terms of enterprise and research.
  • Press release from Edinburgh Evening News on Dr Tom Campbell's innovative Cert HE programme for academy footballers
  • Press release from Heart of Midlothian Football Club regarding the new certificate in education course for academy footballers
  • Dr Tom Campbell quoted in news article published by IMBA reporting the initial findings of the DIRTT project
  • Dr Tom Campbell quoted in news article on Olympic curler's successful dual career and graduation from his BA Business and Enterprise in Sport degree.

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • UK MTB Trail Designer and Builders Network. Dr Tom Campbell was invited to engage the UK Trail Builders Network with the ongoing European DIRTT project. Tom provided an insight into the ongoing research that will underpin the project and delivered an interactive workshop session.
  • MTBCOS Schools outreach. Dr Tom Campbell visited Earlston and Gordon primary schools to talk about all of the opportunities that are available within mountain biking and the range of careers that exist within the industry. This also formed part of the annual schools competition where pupils were invited to create "the bike of the future".
  • MTBCOS Outreach - Priorsford Primary School. Dr Tom Campbell visited Priorsford Primary School to talk about all of the opportunities that are available within mountain biking and the range of careers that exist within the industry.
  • Academic Expertise: Tweedlove International Mountain Bike Festival. Dr Campbell has served as an academic expert at the Tweedlove International Mountain Bike festival from 2015. This involves the provision of expertise within the event village during events and outreach activity across a number of primary schools within the Scottish Borders.

 

Reviewing

  • Cogent Psychology
  • Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
  • Applied Ergonomics
  • British Journal of Nutrition
  • Sage publishing
  • Cogent Medicine
  • Journal for the Study of Sport and Athletes in Education
  • Journal of Science and Cycling
  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
  • The International Journal of Workplace Health Management
  • "Innovations and Teaching".
  • Journal of Further and Higher Education

 

Visiting Positions

  • Erasmus+ staff teaching mobility. Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. Dr Tom Campbell was awarded an Erasmus+ staff teaching mobility grant to teach on the sport psychology degree at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

 

Date


11 results

Trail Sector Stakeholder & Consumer Survey (DIRTT Project Report)

Report
Campbell, T., & Kirkwood, L. (2020)
Trail Sector Stakeholder & Consumer Survey (DIRTT Project Report). International Mountain Bike Association
The mountain bike trail user survey forms part of the "Developing Intereuropean Resources for Trail builder Training (DIRTT)" project, funded under the ERASMUS+ programme, whi...

Rugby: the afterlife

Journal Article
Campbell, T. (2018)
Rugby: the afterlife. Ology: Reviews in Applied Sciences, 1(1), 4-5. https://doi.org/10.14297/ras.v1i1.2
Rugby the afterlife explores the transition from playing career to a life after the final whistle blows. The book, which is framed against a changing landscape as rugby entere...

Rugby

Journal Article
Campbell, T. (2018)
Rugby. Ology: Reviews in Applied Sciences, 1, 4-5. https://doi.org/10.14297/ras.v1i1.2
Rugby the afterlife explores the transition from playing career to a life after the final whistle blows. The book, which is framed against a changing landscape as rugby entere...

A bedtime milk snack does not impact resting metabolic rate, substrate utilisation, and appetite the following morning in mildly overweight males

Journal Article
Lay, A., Crabtree, D., Campbell, T., Tipton, K., Dreczkowski, G., Galloway, S., & Witard, O. (2018)
A bedtime milk snack does not impact resting metabolic rate, substrate utilisation, and appetite the following morning in mildly overweight males. British Journal of Nutrition, 119(12), 1355-1365
Nighttime eating is often associated with a negative impact on weight management and cardiometabolic health. However, data from recent acute metabolic studies have implicated ...

Anticipation and the cortisol awakening response within a dynamic psychosocial work environment

Journal Article
Campbell, T. G., Westbury, T., Davison, R., & Florida-James, G. (2018)
Anticipation and the cortisol awakening response within a dynamic psychosocial work environment. International Journal of Stress Prevention and Wellbeing, 2,
The cortisol awakening response (CAR) is a distinct element of the diurnal pattern of cortisol release, believed to be partly driven by the anticipation of the demands of the ...

Anticipation and the cortisol awakening response within a dynamic psychosocial work environment

Presentation / Conference
Campbell, T., Westbury, T., Davison, R. & Florida-James, G. (2017, October)
Anticipation and the cortisol awakening response within a dynamic psychosocial work environment. Poster presented at Society for Psychophysiological Research - 57th Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria
The cortisol awakening response (CAR) is a distinct element of the diurnal pattern of cortisol release, believed to be partly driven by the anticipation of the demands of the ...

A case study investigation or the autonomic and endocrine response to psychosocial demand in the workplace.

Presentation / Conference
Campbell, T., Westbury, T., Davison, R. & Florida-James, G. (2017, July)
A case study investigation or the autonomic and endocrine response to psychosocial demand in the workplace. Paper presented at 38th Annual Conferenec of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society., Hong Kong
Purpose: To investigate the effect of acute day-to-day psychosocial work characteristics upon the autonomic and endocrine stress response. Design: The study employed a singl...

Assessment of occupational stress in higher education employees through the cortisol awakening response.

Presentation / Conference
Campbell, T., Westbury, T., Davison, R. & Florida-James, G. (2017, July)
Assessment of occupational stress in higher education employees through the cortisol awakening response. Poster presented at STAR Conference 2017, Hong Kong
Purpose: Although the cortisol awakening response (CAR) has been used to investigate occupational stress among various professions there are limitations to the interpretation ...

An exploratory study of the relationship between psychosocial hazard and ambulatory physiological response in higher education employees

Journal Article
Campbell, T. (2016)
An exploratory study of the relationship between psychosocial hazard and ambulatory physiological response in higher education employees. International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 9(3), 360-374. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJWHM-11-2015-0068
Purpose: as exposure to psychosocial hazard at work represents a substantial risk factor for employee health in many modern occupations, being able to accurately assess how em...

Articulating student experience: empowering students to articulate what matters to them during the transition from college to university

Conference Proceeding
Campbell, T., Castle, K. & Thomson, T. (2015)
Articulating student experience: empowering students to articulate what matters to them during the transition from college to university. In International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education Conference Materials, 222-230
As part of Edinburgh Napier University’s commitment to delivering a high quality transition experience to articulating students, we are undertaking a longitudinal study of the...

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