Joan  Duda

Joan Duda

Joan Duda PhD, originally from USA; a Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of Birmingham, UK, since 1999. With over 300 publications, she is one of the most cited researchers in her discipline and is internationally known for her expertise on motivational processes and determinants of adherence and optimal functioning within physical and performance-related activities. Joan is a Certified Consultant of AASP. Based on her long-standing research and applied work, Joan has created the theory- and evidence-based Empowering CoachingTM family of training programmes which are being delivered to coaches, parents and teachers in the UK and abroad. Past-President of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology she has also been a member of the executive boards of NASPSA, Division 47 of the APA, and the International Society for Sport Psychology. She is currently President-Elect of the European College of Sport Sciences (and will be the first woman to hold this office)