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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
Email
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. He holds degrees from London University (UK) and the University of Victoria (Canada), and completed his PhD in the Institute of Social and Applied Psychology at the University of Kent (UK). Internationally renowned for his research in the areas of mood responses, applications of music in sport and exercise, and psychometrics, Peter is author of nearly 300 publications, including six books, 25 book chapters, and more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles. He has been cited more than 10,000 times in the scientific literature. 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 2014 e-text, Secrets of Asian Sport Psychology, was 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 )
  • Sport And Exercise Psychology ( 520107 )
  • Sports Science And Exercise ( 420700 )
  • Applied And Developmental Psychology ( 520100 )

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



Publications in ePrints

Lochbaum, Marc and Stoner, Elisabeth and Hefner, Tristen and Cooper, Sydney and Lane, Andrew M. and Terry, Peter C. (2022) Sport psychology and performance meta-analyses: A systematic review of the literature. PLoS ONE, 17 (2):0263408. pp. 1-22.

Terry, Peter C. and Skurvydas, Albertas and Lisinskiene, Ausra and Majauskiene, Daiva and Valanciene, Dovile and Cooper, Sydney and Lochbaum, Marc (2022) Validation of a Lithuanian-Language Version of the Brunel Mood Scale: The BRUMS-LTU. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (8):4867. pp. 1-16. ISSN 1661-7827

Terry, Peter C. (2021) Developments in emotion and mood research in sport. In: International Society of Sport Psychology: 15th World Congress (ISSP 2021), 30 Sept - 4 Oct 2021, Taipei, Taiwan.

Morris, Tony and Terry, Peter C. (2021) History and development of the Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology from 1988 to 2020. Asian Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1 (1). pp. 6-11.

Parsons-Smith, Renee L. and Barkase, Sherry and Lovell, Geoff P. and Terry, Peter C. (2021) In the mood for triathlon. In: International Society of Sport Psychology: 15th World Congress (ISSP 2021), 30 Sept - 4 Oct 2021, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology ( 170114 )
  • Sport And Exercise Psychology ( 520107 )
  • Sports Science And Exercise ( 420700 )
  • Applied And Developmental Psychology ( 520100 )