In this episode we interview Prof Andy Lane.
In this interview we talk about habits, visualisation, self talk and more aspects of sports Psychology for runners.
Andy Lane is a Professor of Sport Psychology and Director of Research Excellence at the University of Wolverhampton. He is a Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). He is Health Professional Council registered and a British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist. He began lecturing at Brunel University before moving to the University of Wolverhampton in 2000.
Given the worldwide popularity of soccer and pressures associated with winning, Prof Lane is regularly asked for comment on TV, radio, website and newspapers. For example, he worked with Adidas on videos with Glenn Hoddle and Mathew LeTissier on penalty taking (see video 1 and video 2 for example). He has led high profile research projects such as “Can you compete under pressure?" a BBC Lab UK led project fronted by former Olympian Michael Johnson. His applied work has involved a number of clients, including ranging from recreational to world championship level. He is a member of the UKactive Research Institute’s Scientific Advisory Board.
Andy Lane is a runner and once completed the London Marathon in 2:57:58.