Alhassan Abdulshakur

  • Doctoral Researcher
Start date: January 2023
Primary supervisor: Dr Jamie Barker
Secondary supervisor(s): Dr Karl Steptoe

Alhassan is a Teaching Assistant at Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia where he earned his bachelor degree in PE with first honors. The university offered him a scholarship to study abroad sport psychology graduate program. He traveled to the USA to study the Master program in sport psychology at the University of North Texas. After completing his Master program, Alhassan started working on his sport psychology philosophy when providing sport psychology services to athletes, coaches, and parents. In the future, he is planning to develop sport psychology graduate programs in Saudi Arabia as well as having sport psychology interventions accessible.


Research Title: Knowledge, Perceptions, and Understanding of Sport Psychology in Saudi Arabia

Featured Publications

  • Abdulshakur, A. (2022). Saudi male athletes' experience using mental skills and attitudes toward seeking psychological assistance in Sport [Thesis master, University of North Texas]