Jo Batey is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology and Programme Leader for the BSc Sport Psychology and Coaching. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has been teaching at the University of Winchester since 1998. Her undergraduate degree was in Sports Science and History and this was followed by an MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Exeter University where she also lectured part-time. She is currently undertaking her PhD in expectancy effects, assessment and feedback in undergraduate work.
Jo has been a BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist since 2005 and became a Chartered Scientist in 2013. She was integral in driving the creation of the Sport and Exercise Consultancy Unit (SECU) at the University which provides sport and exercise science support to athletes of all levels. Jo is a very experienced practitioner who has worked at International level with the Great Britain archery Olympic development squad. She has also worked extensively with military sports teams including the Royal Navy rugby union team and the British Armed Forces Mountaineering team. Additionally she has worked with various football academies, within national league hockey, regional netball and regional swimming. She has also worked with individual performers in professional rugby union, tennis, rowing, archery, swimming, fencing, diving and netball. Furthermore, Jo has also worked within the exercise psychology domain having been involved in evaluating the effectiveness of several local exercise and health interventions for both the NHS and the Primary Care Trust in Hampshire.
Jo has published in a diverse number of areas including applied sport psychology, women's experiences in sport, career-ending injury and expectancy effects.
Higher Education Teaching Qualification