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The role of social support and social identification in challenge and threat, perceived stress, and life satisfaction (2024)
Journal Article
Turner, M. J., Gillman, J. C., Slater, M. J., Turner, M., & Slater, M. (2024). The role of social support and social identification in challenge and threat, perceived stress, and life satisfaction. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 18(7), e12982. https://doi.org/10.1111/spc3.12982

Individualistic appraisals have dominated contemporary stress theory and have too often overlooked socially derived perceptions of group resources. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of social support and social identification on individ... Read More about The role of social support and social identification in challenge and threat, perceived stress, and life satisfaction.

The role of social support and social identification on challenge and threat cognitive appraisals, perceived stress, and life satisfaction in workplace employees (2023)
Journal Article
C. Gillman, J., Turner, M., & Slater, M. (2023). The role of social support and social identification on challenge and threat cognitive appraisals, perceived stress, and life satisfaction in workplace employees. PLoS ONE, 18(7), e0288563. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0288563

There is an emergent literature highlighting the positive role of social support and social identification in buffering against the deleterious effects of psychological stressors. Yet, we have limited understanding of how exactly these social factors... Read More about The role of social support and social identification on challenge and threat cognitive appraisals, perceived stress, and life satisfaction in workplace employees.

Curling coaches’ understanding of their role in developing performance under pressure through skill acquisition (2021)
Journal Article
Cormack, E., & Gillman, J. (2021). Curling coaches’ understanding of their role in developing performance under pressure through skill acquisition. International Sport Coaching Journal / ISCJ, 9(1), 10-19. https://doi.org/10.1123/iscj.2020-0070

There are few studies examining coaches’ awareness of their role in developing performance under pressure. This study has explored the application of implicit and explicit learning theory for skill execution under pressure through the understanding o... Read More about Curling coaches’ understanding of their role in developing performance under pressure through skill acquisition.

Maladaptive schemas as a potential mechanism through which irrational beliefs relate to psychological distress in athletes (2019)
Journal Article
Turner, M., Aspin, G., & Gillman, J. (2019). Maladaptive schemas as a potential mechanism through which irrational beliefs relate to psychological distress in athletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 44, 9-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2019.04.015

Objectives The psychological wellbeing of athletes, in particular the concept of psychological distress, is receiving growing research attention. Irrational beliefs as proposed in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) have been shown to be posit... Read More about Maladaptive schemas as a potential mechanism through which irrational beliefs relate to psychological distress in athletes.

Examining the relationships between challenge and threat cognitive appraisals and coaching behaviours in football coaches (2016)
Journal Article
Dixon, M., Turner, M., & Gillman, J. (2016). Examining the relationships between challenge and threat cognitive appraisals and coaching behaviours in football coaches. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(24), 2466-2452. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1273538

Previous research demonstrates that sports coaching is a stressful activity. This article investigates coaches’ challenge and threat cognitive appraisals of stressful situations and their impact on coaching behaviour, using Blascovich and Mendes’ (20... Read More about Examining the relationships between challenge and threat cognitive appraisals and coaching behaviours in football coaches.

Natural environments and chronic stress measured by hair cortisol (2016)
Journal Article
Gidlow, C., Randall, J., Gillman, J., Smith, G., & Jones, M. (2016). Natural environments and chronic stress measured by hair cortisol. Landscape and Urban Planning, 148, 61-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2015.12.009

Neighbourhood green space is positively associated with health. Stress reducing effects of nature might underpin this relationship, but researchers have often used objective stress measures to characterise acute responses to natural environments, or... Read More about Natural environments and chronic stress measured by hair cortisol.

Hair cortisol and self-reported stress in healthy, working adults (2016)
Journal Article
Gidlow, C., Randall, J., Gillman, J., Silk, S., & Jones, M. (2016). Hair cortisol and self-reported stress in healthy, working adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 63, 163-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.09.022

Chronic stress can be important in the pathology of chronic disease. Hair cortisol concentrations (HCC) are proposed to reflect long term cortisol secretion from exposure to stress. To date, inconsistencies in the relationship between HCC and self-re... Read More about Hair cortisol and self-reported stress in healthy, working adults.