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Dr Justine Stynes Name: Dr Justine Stynes
Lecturer (School of Exercise Science)
Phone
+612 9701 4518
Fax
+612 9701 4290
Organisational Area
Faculty of Health Sciences
Department
School of Behavioural and Health Sciences (NSW)
Location
Strathfield
Building 640 - Edward Clancy Building (167-169 Albert Road, Strathfield NSW 2135)-Level 1-Room 640.1.23
Biographical Information

 

 

FORMAL EDUCATION

 

Doctorate of Philosophy – Awarded, 2009

Research Focus: Stress, perfectionism, anxiety and performance in junior elite athletes.

Thesis Title: A profile of the young tennis player at risk of burnout.

The University of Sydney.

 

Masters of Science - Awarded, 1997

Research Focus: Sports injury recover

Thesis Title: An investigation of the responses of athletes to injury and the use of psychological techniques during recovery.

Course work in Human Movement Studies

The University of Queensland

 

Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Awarded, 1991

Honours

Group Project/Thesis Title: Variations in short term memory capacity as a function of cultural background and mode of stimulus presentation.

The University of  New South Wales

 

Bachelor of Science (1987)

The University of Sydney

(1988 Leave Of Absence Granted)

 

Publications

PUBLICATIONS

Pink, M., Saunders, J., & Stynes, J. (2015). Reconciling the maintenance of on-field success with the off-field player development: A case study of a club culture with the Australian Football League. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 21, 98-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2014.11.009

Pink, M., Saunders, J., & Stynes, J. (2013). The type and quality of off-field activities at a Professional Australian Football League (AFL) club. In D. Hynes, A. Kiernan, & K. Parry (Eds.). Football and Communities Across Codes. (pp. 37-52). Oxford, United Kingdom: Inter-Disciplinary Press

 


CONFERENCE PAPERS PRESENTED &ndash Justine Stynes

2012

31st October &ndash 3rd November, Be Active 2012: 4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health, Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, & National Sports Injury Prevention Conference. Paper to be presented: Paper to be presented: Health coach, healthy athlete: Targeting the needs of Special Olympics coaches

29th May-2nd June, American College of Sports Medicine, 59th Annual Meeting and 3rd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine.

Paper presented: The mental health of apprentice horse racing jockeys: Is there a need for risk assessment?

2011

 

19-21st December, Victorian College of Sports Psychologists, Melbourne, Victoria.

Paper presented: Health coach, healthy athlete: Targeting the needs of Special Olympics coaches

Paper presented: The mental health of apprentice horse racing jockeys: Is there a need for risk assessment?

2011

11-12th February, Performance Psychology in Athletics Conference, Center for Performance Psychology, San Diego, USA. Paper Presented: Mental health and the athletic environment.

2010

 

 

 

 

7-8th October, International Conference on Health, Safety and Wellbeing of Jockeys (ICHSWJ), Dubai, UAE. Paper presented: Psychological status of apprentice jockeys.

11-16th July, International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Victoria. Paper presented: A profile of the young tennis player at risk of burnout.

20-22nd January, Victorian College of Sports Psychologists, Melbourne, Victoria. Paper presented: A profile of the young tennis player at risk of burnout.

 

 

2008

23-24th January, Victorian College of Sports Psychologists, Melbourne, Victoria. Paper presented: Stress and burnout in youth sport. Who is at risk?

2007

1st-2nd November, Biennial Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Student Conference, 2007. Paper presented: Stress and burnout in youth sport. Who is at risk?

2006

26th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Athens, Greece, July 16-21. Paper Presented: Stress, coping and burnout in elite junior tennis players. How do elite junior athletes cope with stress?&rdquo

27th International Conference Stress and Anxiety Research Society. Crete, Greece 13-15th July. Paper Presented: How do elite junior athletes cope with stress? A longitudinal study using the adolescent coping scale

 

2002

23th International Conference Stress and Anxiety Research Society. Melbourne, Australia, 14-17th July. Paper Presented: Identifying the young athlete at risk of stress and burnout

2000

Sports Medicine Australia Brisbane, QLD

Paper Presented: Identifying the young athlete at risk of stress and burnout

1994

International Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport

5th - 8th October, Brisbane, QLD. Paper Presented: Rehabilitation Of The Injured Athlete: Psychological Considerations

1994

Australian Psychological Society Limited, 29th Annual Conference

27th September - 1st October, Wollongong, N.S.W. Paper Presented: Altitude Training: God's Gift Or Pie In The Sky (Justine Stynes & George Shirling)

 

Research

 

Research focus areas: stress, mental health and performance enhancement for the athlete and coach. 

2011

 

Grant Funding:

Faculty Research Grant: Healthy coach, healthy athlete: Targeting the needs of Special Olympics coaches

 

2011

Research Secondment:

Faculty Secondment to Centre Scheme (FSCS): Semester 2, 2011

 

Experience

 

2009-current

 

Lecturer, School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University

Units of Study (Current)

EXCS199: Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity

EXSC296: Health & Exercise Psychology

EXSC335: Advanced Sport & Exercise Psychology

EXSC633: Lifestyle & Exercise Counselling

 

2008

Lecturer, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney

Health Psychology & Addictive Behaviour courses.

 

Lecturer, Australian Catholic University

Sport & Exercise Psychology

 

2002-current

Guest Lecturer, Discipline of Physiotherapy

University of Sydney

Role of psychology for Physiotherapists with respect to injured athletes and sports participants. Undergraduate and Postgraduate.

 

2007

Tutor, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney

Health Psychology. This course examined the health issues for a variety of populations including adolescents, gay and lesbians, domestic violence and indigenous individuals. Examined methods to change unhealthy behaviours or habits.

 

1998 - 2005

Lecturer, University of Sydney

Sports and Exercise Psychology Lecturer for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Schools of Exercise and Sports Science. Courses presented in the areas of sport, exercise and health psychology, performance preparation, sports coaching, psychological aspects of sports injury, negative aspects of sports participation (e.g., disordered eating, exercise addiction) and counselling.

 

1997

Lecturer, University of Western Sydney

Sports Psychology Lecturer for undergraduate Sport and Exercise Science students and Year 11 Pathways Students. Courses presented in sport and exercise psychology.

 

 

Professional Memberships

 

Nationally Registered Sport and Exercise Psychologist (AHPRA)

Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)

Member of the College of Sport  & Exercise Psychology (CoSEP)

Member of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)

 

 

 

 

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