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Andrew P. Friesen

Andrew P. Friesen
Penn State University, Berks · Kinesiology

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Andrew recently completed his PhD at the University of Wolverhampton in England, specializing in sports psychology and emotion regulation. He holds a Masters of Arts in kinesiology (University of Ottawa) and a Bachelor of Arts (University of Winnipeg) in psychology and kinesiology & applied health. Previously, he was a member of the Emotion Regulation of Others and Self research group (erosresearch.org).
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November 2015 - present
University of Wolverhampton
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Publications (25)
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Incorporating the holistic development of the athlete into an applied sport psychology intervention has been addressed in the literature (e.g., Bond, 2002; Ravizza, 2002). How sport psychology consultants actually practice holistic sport psychology remains unclear. The purpose of this research was to provide a clarification as to what holistic spor...
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Research into emotion regulation in sport has predominantly focused on intrapersonal regulation of emotion response systems (i.e. subjective experience, cognitions, behaviours or physiological responses). However, researchers in social psychology have suggested that the emotion regulation process is inherently social and interpersonal. This shift r...
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Emotions can influence the performance of referees leading to a need to examine emotions experienced, and regulation strategies used by referees. The present study assessed emotions and emotion regulation strategies of 19 referees officiating at an Under-19 Lacrosse World Championship. Using survey methods and focus group interviews, officials resp...
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In conjunction with BBC Lab UK, the present study developed 12 brief psychological skill interventions for online delivery. A protocol was designed that captured data via self-report measures, used video recordings to deliver interventions, involved a competitive concentration task against an individually matched computer opponent, and provided fee...
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Objectives: Stemming from a broader study on interpersonal emotion regulation in sport, this presentation addressed the following research questions: a) how is fighting used as an interpersonal emotion regulation strategy in ice hockey? b) What are the factors that moderate this process? Design: Embedded within an action research project, partici...
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Background: A large-scale online study completed by this research team found that brief psychological interventions were associated with high-intensity pleasant emotions and predicted performance. The present study extends this work using data from participants (n = 3376) who completed all self-report data and engaged in a performance task but who...
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We examined intra- and interpersonal emotion regulation in the hour prior to athletic competition. Specifically, we investigated the extent to which differences between experienced and desired emotions were related to emotion regulation processes. Participants ( n = 114) from team/doubles sport rated their experienced and desired emotions before a...
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There is increasing research on the challenges that Chinese students experience during their time studying abroad, but limited studies have explored how they self-regulate their emotions to address these challenges. This paper identifies key stressors experienced by Chinese postgraduate students during their study in academic institutions in the Un...
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The ability to perform under pressure is necessary to achieve goals in various domains of life. We conducted a systematic review to synthesise findings from applied studies that focus on interventions developed to enhance an individual's ability to cope under performance pressure. Following the preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and m...
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Coaches can help athletes regulate emotions but would benefit from tools that help them accurately perceive athletes' emotions. In the present study, we investigated the use of video recorded performances to compare three martial artists' ratings of desired and actual emotions with their coach's ratings. Results show how desired emotions progressiv...
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The present study tested and extended Lane and Terry (2000) conceptual model of mood-performance relationships using a large dataset from an online experiment. Methodological and theoretical advances included testing a more balanced model of pleasant and unpleasant emotions, and evaluating relationships among emotion regulation traits, states and b...
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The interpersonal dimension of emotion regulation in the field of sport has lately received a burgeoning interest. Nevertheless, how and why athletes regulate their teammates’ emotions in competitive setting remains unclear. Across two studies within a team sport context, we uncovered athletes’ mechanisms for, and reasons to regulate teammates’ emo...
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The purpose of this study was to provide insights into the use of interpersonal emotion regulation in ice hockey. The following two research questions were examined: (a) what strategies are used in ice hockey to regulate teammates' emotions? And (b) what factors moderate interpersonal emotion regulation? Sixteen members of a professional British ic...
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The paper is a case study report of an intervention focused on developing interpersonal emotion regulation among members of a British elite ice hockey team. The intervention was informed by a social-functional approach to emotions (Keltner, Haidt and Shiota, 2006), and utilized the Emotions as Social Information (EASI) model (Van Kleef, 2009). Inte...
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The paper is a case study report of an intervention focused on developing interpersonal emotion regulation among members of a British elite ice hockey team. The intervention was informed by a social-functional approach to emotions (Keltner, Haidt, & Shiota, 2006), and utilized the Emotions as Social Information (EASI) model (Van Kleef, 2009). Inter...
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The present study investigated the effects of emotion regulation strategies on self-reported emotions and 1600 m track running performance. In stage 1 of a three-stage study, participants (N = 15) reported emotional states associated with best, worst and ideal performance. Results indicated that a best and ideal emotional state for performance comp...
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The purpose of this study was to provide insights into the use of interpersonal emotion regulation in ice hockey. The following two research questions were examined: (a) what strategies are used in ice hockey to regulate teammates' emotions? and (b) what factors moderate interpersonal emotion regulation? Sixteen members of a professional British ic...
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This study describes the self-reported bullying experiences and behaviours of Aboriginal students within two schools in a northwestern Ontario community. Different types of bullying and victimization experiences include, but are not limited to: physical, verbal, social, and electronic bullying. These bullying and victimization experiences were asse...
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Correspondence to: apfriesen@gmail.com Rationale & Purpose The purpose of this study was to:  Deliver an intervention to improve interpersonal emotion regulation within an ice hockey team  Situate data within the Emotions As Social Information (EASI) Model (Van Kleef, 2009) Participants Participants were 23 (Age: M = 23) members of a male British...
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Social psychology researchers have proposed a social-functional approach to emotions whereby emotions coordinate people's behaviour to meet the shared challenges in their environment [Keltner, D., Haidt, J., & Shiota, M.N. (2006). Social-functionalism and the evolution of emotions. In M. Schaller, J.A. Simpson, & D.T. Kenrick (Eds.), Evolution and...
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An online survey was used to explore emotion regulation strategies used by runners (N = 506, mean age = 37.69 years, SD = 8.84 years) in the hour prior to training or competition. Content analysis of responses identified 28 categories of emotion regulation strategy, with the most popular being goal setting (23%), distraction (12%), recall of past p...
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The holistic development of the athlete has only been briefly addressed in the literature as an element of certain sport psychology interventions (e.g., Bond, 2002; Henschen, 2001). Using the framework of professional philosophy from Poczwardowski, Sherman, and Ravizza (2004), Friesen and Orlick (2010) presented the beliefs, values, theoretical par...

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Hello GoGreenEx'ers! I'm researching how applied sport psychers use nature as an intervention tool. Looking for participants for interviews.
The purpose of the project is to research the following questions:
a) What are the believed benefits to time in nature to athletic training? b) What are the perceived mechanisms that bring about these benefits? c) How have applied sport psychology practitioners facilitated athletes’ immersion in nature? d) How do athletes perceive nature immersion to be helpful to their training?

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