Dr Martin Jones
Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Key publications



Jones MI, Parker JK (2016). A conditional process model of the effect of mindfulness on 800-m personal best times through pain catastrophising. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(12), 1132-1140. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Jones MI, Parker JK (2013). What is the size of the relationship between global mental toughness and youth experiences?. Personality and Individual Differences, 54(4), 519-523. DOI.
Gucciardi DF, Jones MI (2012). Beyond optimal performance: Mental toughness profiles and developmental success in adolescent cricketers. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34, 16-36.
Jones MI, Lavallee D, Tod D (2011). Developing communication and organization skills: the ELITE life skills reflective practice program. The Sport Psychologist, 25, 159-176.
Jones MI, Dunn JGH, Holt NL, Sullivan PJ, Bloom GA (2011). Exploring the '5Cs' of positive youth development in sport. Journal of Sport Behavior, 34, 250-267.
Jones MI, Lavallee D (2009). Exploring perceived life skills development and participation in sport. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, 1(1), 36-50. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Jones MI, Parker JK (2017). An Analysis of the Size and Direction of the Association between Mental Toughness and Olympic Distance Personal Best Triathlon Times. Journal of Sport and Health Science Full text. DOI.
Jones MI, Wilson MR (2017). Great British medallists: a commentary based on a developmental systems theory perspective. Progress in Brain Research Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Parker JP, Jones MI, Lovell GP (2017). Involuntary imagery predicts athlete’s affective states. Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, 13, 22-31.
Jones MI, Parker JK (2016). A conditional process model of the effect of mindfulness on 800-m personal best times through pain catastrophising. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(12), 1132-1140. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Hayball F, Jones MI (2016). Life after sport? Examining life skill transfer following withdrawal from sport and compulsory physical education. Sport & Exercise Psychology Review, 12, 4-13. Full text.
Parker JK, Jones MI, Lovell G (2015). An investigation into athlete’s intrusive visual imagery. Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, 11, 34-42.
Collins R, Collins D, MacNamara Á, Jones MI (2014). Change of plans: an evaluation of the effectiveness and underlying mechanisms of successful talent transfer. Journal of Sports Sciences, 32(17), 1621-1630. DOI.
Fiander MF, Jones MI, Parker JK (2013). Coaches’ perceptions of the use of chronological and biological age in the identification and development of talented athletes. Athletic Insight, 5, 181-196.
Jones MI, Parker JK (2013). What is the size of the relationship between global mental toughness and youth experiences?. Personality and Individual Differences, 54(4), 519-523. DOI.
Gucciardi DF, Jones MI (2012). Beyond optimal performance: Mental toughness profiles and developmental success in adolescent cricketers. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34, 16-36.
Jones MI, Lavallee D, Tod D (2011). Developing communication and organization skills: the ELITE life skills reflective practice program. The Sport Psychologist, 25, 159-176.
Jones MI, Dunn JGH, Holt NL, Sullivan PJ, Bloom GA (2011). Exploring the '5Cs' of positive youth development in sport. Journal of Sport Behavior, 34, 250-267.
Jones MI, Lavallee D (2009). Exploring perceived life skills development and participation in sport. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, 1(1), 36-50. DOI.
Jones MI, Lavallee D (2009). Exploring the life skills needs of British adolescent athletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 10(1), 159-167. DOI.
Breakey C, Jones MI, Cunningham CT, Holt NL (2009). Female athletes’ perceptions of a coach’s speeches. Journal of Sport Science and Coaching, 4, 489-504.
Jones MI, Harwood C (2008). Psychological Momentum within Competitive Soccer: Players' Perspectives. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 20(1), 57-72. DOI.
Cross JA, Jones MI (2008). Sport psychology and Olympism: How research on learning transferable life skills through sport can help the Olympic ideal become reality. Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, 3, 11-19.
Holt NL, Tamminen KA, Jones MI (2007). Promoting positive youth development through teaching games in physical education. Health and Physical Education, 8, 8-13.

Chapters

Jones MI, Parker JK (2014). Life skills programs: What makes them work. In Gomes R, Resende R (Eds.) Positive human functioning from a multidimensional perspective, London, UK: Nova Science, 15-36.
Jones MI, Goodger KI (2012). Burnout: a darker side to performance. In Murphy S (Ed) Oxford Handbook of sport and performance psychology, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 562-580.
Jones MI (2012). Developing life skills in athletes. In Hanton S, Mellalieu SD (Eds.) Professional practice in sport psychology: a review, Oxford, UK: Routledge, 249-272.
Jones MI, Lavallee D (2008). Character development and sportsmanship. In Lavallee D, Jones MV, Williams JM (Eds.) Key studies in sport and exercise psychology, Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill, 245-257.
Jones MI, Lavallee D (2008). Ethics. In Lavalle D, Jones MV, Williams JM (Eds.) Key studies in sport and exercise psychology, Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill, 370-388.
Holt NL, Jones MI (2008). Future directions for positive youth development and sport. In  (Ed) Positive Youth Development Through Sport, Oxford, UK: Routledge, 122-131.

Conferences

Jones MI, Holt NL, Dunn JGH (2009). Exploring the five C's of positive youth development in youth sport: a pilot study.  Author URL.

Publications by year



2017

Jones MI, Parker JK (2017). An Analysis of the Size and Direction of the Association between Mental Toughness and Olympic Distance Personal Best Triathlon Times. Journal of Sport and Health Science Full text. DOI.
Jones MI, Wilson MR (2017). Great British medallists: a commentary based on a developmental systems theory perspective. Progress in Brain Research Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Parker JP, Jones MI, Lovell GP (2017). Involuntary imagery predicts athlete’s affective states. Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, 13, 22-31.

2016

Jones MI, Parker JK (2016). A conditional process model of the effect of mindfulness on 800-m personal best times through pain catastrophising. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(12), 1132-1140. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Hayball F, Jones MI (2016). Life after sport? Examining life skill transfer following withdrawal from sport and compulsory physical education. Sport & Exercise Psychology Review, 12, 4-13. Full text.

2015

Parker JK, Jones MI, Lovell G (2015). An investigation into athlete’s intrusive visual imagery. Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, 11, 34-42.

2014

Collins R, Collins D, MacNamara Á, Jones MI (2014). Change of plans: an evaluation of the effectiveness and underlying mechanisms of successful talent transfer. Journal of Sports Sciences, 32(17), 1621-1630. DOI.
Jones MI, Parker JK (2014). Life skills programs: What makes them work. In Gomes R, Resende R (Eds.) Positive human functioning from a multidimensional perspective, London, UK: Nova Science, 15-36.

2013

Fiander MF, Jones MI, Parker JK (2013). Coaches’ perceptions of the use of chronological and biological age in the identification and development of talented athletes. Athletic Insight, 5, 181-196.
Jones MI, Parker JK (2013). What is the size of the relationship between global mental toughness and youth experiences?. Personality and Individual Differences, 54(4), 519-523. DOI.

2012

Gucciardi DF, Jones MI (2012). Beyond optimal performance: Mental toughness profiles and developmental success in adolescent cricketers. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34, 16-36.
Jones MI, Goodger KI (2012). Burnout: a darker side to performance. In Murphy S (Ed) Oxford Handbook of sport and performance psychology, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 562-580.
Jones MI (2012). Developing life skills in athletes. In Hanton S, Mellalieu SD (Eds.) Professional practice in sport psychology: a review, Oxford, UK: Routledge, 249-272.

2011

Jones MI, Lavallee D, Tod D (2011). Developing communication and organization skills: the ELITE life skills reflective practice program. The Sport Psychologist, 25, 159-176.
Jones MI, Dunn JGH, Holt NL, Sullivan PJ, Bloom GA (2011). Exploring the '5Cs' of positive youth development in sport. Journal of Sport Behavior, 34, 250-267.

2009

Jones MI, Lavallee D (2009). Exploring perceived life skills development and participation in sport. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, 1(1), 36-50. DOI.
Jones MI, Holt NL, Dunn JGH (2009). Exploring the five C's of positive youth development in youth sport: a pilot study.  Author URL.
Jones MI, Lavallee D (2009). Exploring the life skills needs of British adolescent athletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 10(1), 159-167. DOI.
Breakey C, Jones MI, Cunningham CT, Holt NL (2009). Female athletes’ perceptions of a coach’s speeches. Journal of Sport Science and Coaching, 4, 489-504.

2008

Jones MI, Lavallee D (2008). Character development and sportsmanship. In Lavallee D, Jones MV, Williams JM (Eds.) Key studies in sport and exercise psychology, Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill, 245-257.
Jones MI, Lavallee D (2008). Ethics. In Lavalle D, Jones MV, Williams JM (Eds.) Key studies in sport and exercise psychology, Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill, 370-388.
Holt NL, Jones MI (2008). Future directions for positive youth development and sport. In  (Ed) Positive Youth Development Through Sport, Oxford, UK: Routledge, 122-131.
Jones MI, Harwood C (2008). Psychological Momentum within Competitive Soccer: Players' Perspectives. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 20(1), 57-72. DOI.
Cross JA, Jones MI (2008). Sport psychology and Olympism: How research on learning transferable life skills through sport can help the Olympic ideal become reality. Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, 3, 11-19.

2007

Holt NL, Tamminen KA, Jones MI (2007). Promoting positive youth development through teaching games in physical education. Health and Physical Education, 8, 8-13.