Dr Andrew Brinkley BSc, MRes, PhD
Research Associate (Physical Activity and Health)
Andrew graduated from the University of Derby with a BSc in Sport Psychology and Physical Activity and Health in 2010. He then went on to complete his Master’s in Sports Science – Psychology whilst at Nottingham Trent University in 2011. Andrew has recently finished his PhD in Psychology whilst at Loughborough University in 2018. Andrew has previously worked as a University Teacher at Loughborough University until late 2017 and is currently a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Loughborough College. In May 2018, Andrew joined the school as a Research Associate in physical activity and health. Andrew is currently working on the national evaluation of England Netball’s walking netball programme.
Andrew’s Research interest lies within:
- Health promotion through sport
- Motivation and behaviour underpinning adult participation in physical activity
- Novel approaches to promote employee and organisational health
- Mental health and wellbeing in community settings
Andrew is currently a lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Loughborough College.
Invited peer-reviewer for:
- Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health
- International Journal of Sport Psychology.
- Brinkley, A., Freeman, J., McDermott, H., & Munir, F. (2017). What are the facilitators and obstacles to participation in workplace team sport? A qualitative study. AIMS Public Health. 4(1), 94-126. doi: 10.3934/publichealth.2017.1.94.
- Brinkley, A., McDermott, H., & Munir, F. (2017). What benefits does team sport hold for the workplace? A systematic review. Journal of Sports Sciences. 35(2), 136-148. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2016.1158852.
- Brinkley, A., McDermott, H., Grenfell-Essam, R., & Munir, F. (2017). It’s time to start changing the game: A 12-week workplace team sport programme using a non-randomised intervention study. Sports Medicine Open. 23(1). doi: 10.1186/s40798-017-99-7.
- Brinkley, A., McDermott, H., & Munir, F. (2017). A mixed methods process evaluation of a workplace team sport programme: A RE-AIM analysis. AIMS Public Health, 4(5), 466-489. doi: 10.3934/publichealth.2017.5.466.