Dr. Jamie Taylor

Dr. Jamie Taylor

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Darwin Building, DB219

+44 (0) 1772 89 3438


Full Profile

Jamie completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Central Lancashire, obtaining a BSc (Hons) in Sport Science in 2000 and a PhD in Sport Psychology in 2006. His PhD examined the influence of self-efficiency on motor performance.

Jamie lectured in sport psychology at Liverpool Hope University College between 2003-04 before moving back to the University of Central Lancashire in 2004. He is currently a senior lecturer in sport and exercise psychology and course leader for the BSc (Hons) Sport Science.


PhD, Sport Psychology (UCLan)

GradDip, Psychology (Bolton University)

PGCert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (UCLan)

BSc (Hons), Sport Science (UCLan)

Fellow of Higher Education Academy


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Nicholls, A.R., Polman, R.C.J., Levy, A.R., Taylor, J.A., & Cobley, S. (2007). Stressors, coping, and coping effectiveness: Gender, sport type, and level of skill differences. Journal of Sports Sciences, 25, 1521-1530.

Taylor, J.A., & Shaw, D.F. (2002). The effects of outcome imagery on golf-putting performance. Journal of Sports Sciences , 20, 607-613.

More publications


Influence of self-efficacy on effort, persistence and motor performance

Imagery use in sport and exercise

Exercise participation and adherence

Superstitious beliefs in sport


XS1300 Introduction to Psychology in Sport

PS 1500 Topics in Psychology

XS1501 Introduction to Coaching in Sport

XS2700 Methods in Sport & Exercise Science

PS2900/XS2300 Sport Psychology

PS3107 Motivation in Sport & Exercise

PS 3312 Exercise Psychology

PS 3609 Psychological Interventions in Sport

PS4902 Social and Motivational Processes in Sport and Exercise

PS4903 Psychology of Exercise and Physical Activity