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Professor Peter Terry

Professor Peter Terry
Name Peter Terry
Position Dean (Graduate Research School)
Section Graduate Research School
Office Q307
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1681
Extension 1681
Qualifications BHum London , GCertEd London , MA Victoria BC , PhD Kent

Dr Peter Terry is Dean of the Graduate Research School and Professor of Psychology at the University of Southern Queensland. Internationally renowned for his research in the areas of mood responses, applications of music in sport and exercise, and psychometrics, Peter is author of over 270 publications, including five books, 25 book chapters, and 80 peer-reviewed journal articles. He has been cited more than 8,000 times in the scientific literature and has an H-index of 40. Peter has delivered keynote addresses at international conferences around the globe, and given more than 30 invited presentations to organisations such as the Royal Society of Medicine, the Oxford Union, and the International Olympic Committee. His 2011 book, Inside Sport Psychology (with Karageorghis), is a bestseller in its class and his e-text, Secrets of Asian Sport Psychology, (released in August 2014) is the world¿s first textbook on sport psychology published under a Creative Commons licence. Peter is Past-President of the Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology (ASPASP) and a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the Australian Sport Medicine Federation (ASMF), the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). As an applied practitioner over the past 35 years, he has provided psychological support to more than 1,000 international and professional performers, including a host of Olympic medallists. He has worked as a sport psychologist at nine Olympic Games and more than 100 other international events. Peter played sport at representative level in rugby, soccer and track and field, competed in the national bobsled championships, and ran a three-hour marathon.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology ( 170114 )
  • Human Movement and Sports Science ( 110600 )

Professional memberships
Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society
Fellow of the Australian Sport Medicine Federation
Fellow of the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Health Sciences Research (CHSR)

Publications in ePrints

Henriksen, Kristoffer and Schinke, Robert and Moesch, Karin and McCann, Sean and Parham, William and Larsen, Carsten Hvid and Terry, Peter (2019) Consensus statement on improving the mental health of high performance athletes. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 17. ISSN 1612-197X

Terry, Peter C. and Karageorghis, Costas I. and Curran, Michelle L. and Martin, Olwenn V. and Parsons-Smith, Renee L. (2019) Effects of music in exercise and sport: a meta-analytic review. Psychological Bulletin, 146. ISSN 0033-2909

Terry, P. and Parsons-Smith, R. (2019) Identification and Incidence of Mood Profile Clusters Among Sport Participants. In: 2019 ASICS SMA Conference (ASICS SMA 2019), 23-26 Oct, 2019, Twin Waters, Australia.

Terry, P. and Parsons-Smith, R. (2019) Identification and incidence of mood profile clusters among sport participants. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 22 (2). S100-S100. ISSN 1440-2440

Han, Christie and Parsons-Smith, Renee L. and Fogarty, Gerard J. and Terry, Peter C. (2019) Psychometric characteristics of the Brunel Mood Scale in a Singaporean context. In: 15th European Congress of Sport and Exercise Psychology (FEPSAC Congress 2019), 15-20 July 2019, Münster, Germany.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology ( 170114 )