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Biography

From the beginning of her career, Rosie has focussed her efforts on the discipline of Sport Psychology. She completed a BSc (Hons) in Sport Psychology at Roehampton University, then after a Research Assistant post at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, she went on to graduate from Gloucester University with an MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Rosie is currently completing a Professional Doctorate, focussing on Skill Acquisition and Execution and the mediating role of Automaticity on Cognitive Performance. Primarily her work specialises in motorsport.

As a professional practitioner, Rosie is working towards BPS Chartered Psychologist status. This is in an applied capacity so she works across all performance domains, primarily sport, exercise, business and music.

Rosie has presented for a variety of organisations including Lloyds Bank, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and University of Birmingham’s High Performance Centre. She is currently the Lead Psychologist at iZone Driver Performance, Europe’s leading Driver Development Centre, and has a private client base across a variety of domains.

Areas of expertise

Sport psychology

Publications

  • Collins, R., Collins, D., Macnamara, Á., & Jones, M. I. (2014). Change of plans: An evaluation of the effectiveness and underlying mechanisms of successful talent transfer. Journal of Sport Sciences, 32(17), 1621-1630.
  • Collins, D., Abraham, A. & Collins, R. (2012). On vampires and wolves: Exposing and exploring reasons for the differential impact of coach education. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 43, 255-271.
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