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The impact of intellectual disability and sport expertise on cognitive and executive functions.
Van Biesen, D., Van Damme, T, Pineda, R. and Burns, J 2022. The impact of intellectual disability and sport expertise on cognitive and executive functions. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities. https://doi.org/10.1177/17446295211036331

Journal article

Developing additional competition classes for athletes with intellectual impairments: Conceptual approach and efficacy of an ICF derived measure
Lemmey, Suzie, Burns, Jan and Jones, F. 2021. Developing additional competition classes for athletes with intellectual impairments: Conceptual approach and efficacy of an ICF derived measure. Journal of Sports Sciences. 39 (sup1), pp. 99-108. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2021.1881302

Journal article

The sentient, skilled and situated of sustaining a physical activity career: Pleasurable interpretations of corporeal ambiguity
Day, J., Burns, Jan and Weed, Mike 2021. The sentient, skilled and situated of sustaining a physical activity career: Pleasurable interpretations of corporeal ambiguity. International Review for the Sociology of Sport. https://doi.org/10.1177/10126902211053535

Journal article

Is there space on the podium for us all?
Burns, J. 2021. Is there space on the podium for us all? in: Olympic and Paralympic Analysis 2020: Mega Events, Media and the Politics of Sport: Early Reflections from Leading Academics The centre for Comparative Politics and Media Research, Bournemouth University The University of Texas at Austin. pp. 131-133

Book chapter

“It’s all about knowing the young person”: Best practice in coaching autistic athletes
Kimber, A., Burns, J. and Murphy, M. 2021. “It’s all about knowing the young person”: Best practice in coaching autistic athletes. Sports Coaching Review. https://doi.org/10.1080/21640629.2021.1944527

Journal article

Inclusion and exclusion of elite athletes with disabilities
Burns, J. 2021. Inclusion and exclusion of elite athletes with disabilities. in: Chatziefstathiou, D., Garcia, B. and Seguin, B. (ed.) Routledge Handbook of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Abingdon Routledge. pp. 34-44

Book chapter

Conceptual model of sport-specific classification for para-athletes with intellectual impairment
Van Biesen, D., Burns, J., Mactavish, J., Van de Vliet, P. and Vanlandewijck, Y. 2021. Conceptual model of sport-specific classification for para-athletes with intellectual impairment. Journal of Sports Sciences. 39 (sup1), pp. 19-29. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2021.1881280

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The impact of cognitive functions and intellectual impairment on pacing and performance in sports
Burns, J., Sakalidis, K., Van Biesen, D., Dreegia, W. and Hettinga, F. 2021. The impact of cognitive functions and intellectual impairment on pacing and performance in sports. Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2020.101840

Journal article

Young people, sexuality and the age of pornography
Massey, K., Burns, J. and Franz, A. 2020. Young people, sexuality and the age of pornography. Sexuality and Culture. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-020-09771-z

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The participation of people with intellectual disability in Parasports
Burns, J. 2020. The participation of people with intellectual disability in Parasports. Journal of Paralympic Research Group. 13, pp. 41-59.

Journal article

An educational placebo effect intervention reduces the likelihood of athletes using performance enhancing drugs
Hurst, P., Foad, A., Coleman, D. and Beedie, C. 2018. An educational placebo effect intervention reduces the likelihood of athletes using performance enhancing drugs.

Conference paper

Working with people with intellectual disabilities
Burns, J. 2019. Working with people with intellectual disabilities. in: Clinical Psychology Routledge.

Book chapter

Women with intellectual and developmental impairments: differences not deficits
Burns, Jan 2019. Women with intellectual and developmental impairments: differences not deficits. in: Routledge International Handbook of Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health Abingdon-on-Thames Routledge, Taylor and Francis. pp. 580-594

Book chapter

Sex and relationships education for young people and adults with intellectual disabilities and autism
Asagba, K., Burns, J. and Doswell, S. 2019. Sex and relationships education for young people and adults with intellectual disabilities and autism. Brighton Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd.

Book

The placebo and nocebo effect on sports performance: a systematic review
Hurst, P., Schiphof-Godart, l., Szabo, A., Raglin, J., Hettinga, F., Roelands, B., Lane, A., Foad, A., Coleman, D. and Beedie, C. 2019. The placebo and nocebo effect on sports performance: a systematic review. European Journal of Sport Science. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2019.1655098

Journal article

Psychosocial impact of involvement in the special olympics
Crawford, C., Burns, J. and Fernie, B. 2015. Psychosocial impact of involvement in the special olympics. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 45-46, pp. 93-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2015.07.009

Journal article

Adventures in coach learning: considering new approaches
Dray, K., Foad, A., Secker, M. and Weed, M. 2018. Adventures in coach learning: considering new approaches. Applied Coaching Research Journal. 1, pp. 8-13.

Journal article

Intellectual disability, special olympics and parasport
Burns, J. 2018. Intellectual disability, special olympics and parasport. in: Brittain, I. and Beacom, A. (ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies UK Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 417-437

Book chapter

Behind the mask: the experience of assessment, diagnosis and living with autism for girls and young women.
Tierney, S. and Burns, J. 2017. Behind the mask: the experience of assessment, diagnosis and living with autism for girls and young women. in: Legato, M. (ed.) Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine Cambridge, Mass Elsevier. pp. 203-217

Book chapter

The impact of exposure to media coverage of the 2012 paralympic games on mixed physical ability interactions
Carew, M., Burns, J. and Noor, M. 2018. The impact of exposure to media coverage of the 2012 paralympic games on mixed physical ability interactions. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2387

Journal article

Consensus statement on placebo effects in sports and exercise: the need for conceptual clarity, methodological rigour, and the elucidation of neurobiological mechanisms.
Beedie, C., Hurst, P., Coleman, D., Foad, A., Benedetti, F., Cohen, E., Davis, A., Elseworth-Edelsten, C., Flowers, E., Roelands, B., Hettinga, F., Raglin, J., Szabo, A., Camerone, E., Barbiani, D., Lane, A., Lindheimer, J., Schiphof-Godart, l. and Harvey, S. 2018. Consensus statement on placebo effects in sports and exercise: the need for conceptual clarity, methodological rigour, and the elucidation of neurobiological mechanisms. European Journal of Sport Science. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2018.1496144

Journal article

Classification and intellectual disabilities: an investigation of the factors that predict the performance of athletes with intellectual disability
Gilderthorp, R., Burns, J. and Jones, F. 2018. Classification and intellectual disabilities: an investigation of the factors that predict the performance of athletes with intellectual disability. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. 12 (3), pp. 285-301. https://doi.org/10.1123/jcsp.2017-0018

Journal article

Caution, this treatment is a placebo. It might work, but it might not”: why emerging mechanistic evidence for placebo effects does not legitimise complementary and alternative medicines in sport
Beedie, C., Whyte, G., Coleman, D., Hurst, P., Cohen, E., Lane, A., Raglin, J. and Foad, A. 2017. Caution, this treatment is a placebo. It might work, but it might not”: why emerging mechanistic evidence for placebo effects does not legitimise complementary and alternative medicines in sport. British Journal of Sports Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2017-097747

Journal article

Active Kids Paralympic Challenge
Foad, A., Fullick, S. and Secker, M. 2016. Active Kids Paralympic Challenge. The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR), Canterbury Christ Church Universirty The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR).

Research report

2014/15 Skills2Play/Sport programme evaluation
Secker, M., Foad, A., Fullick, S., Self, J. and Weed, M. 2015. 2014/15 Skills2Play/Sport programme evaluation. The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR), Canterbury Christ Church Universirty The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR).

Project report

Project ability
Foad, A., Fullick, S., Secker, M., Burns, J. and Weed, M. 2017. Project ability. The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR), Canterbury Christ Church Universirty The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR).

Project report

YA peer leader programme
Foad, A., Fullick, S., Secker, M. and Weed, M. 2016. YA peer leader programme. The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR), Canterbury Christ Church Universirty The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR).

Project report

Embedding and sustaining Change4Life Sports Clubs: regional case studies – part three
Fullick, S., Foad, A., Secker, M. and Weed, M. 2016. Embedding and sustaining Change4Life Sports Clubs: regional case studies – part three. The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR), Canterbury Christ Church Universirty The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR).

Project report

Value for money & return on Investment of Change4Life Sports Clubs – part 2
Weed, M., Foad, A., Secker, M. and Fullick, S. 2016. Value for money & return on Investment of Change4Life Sports Clubs – part 2. The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR), Canterbury Christ Church Universirty The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR).

Project report

Lifetime evaluation of the Change4Life Primary School Sports Club Programme
Foad, A., Secker, M., Fullick, S. and Weed, M. 2015. Lifetime evaluation of the Change4Life Primary School Sports Club Programme. The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR), Canterbury Christ Church Universirty The Centre of Sport, Physical Education, and Activity Research (SPEAR).

Project report

Is there a role for implicit and explicit information about placebo and nocebo effects in reducing the use of drugs in sport?
Hurst, P., Beedie, C., Coleman, D. and Foad, A. 2017. Is there a role for implicit and explicit information about placebo and nocebo effects in reducing the use of drugs in sport?

Speech

Is the intention to use sport supplements a predictor of placebo and nocebo responding among athletes?
Hurst, P., Beedie, C., Coleman, D. and Foad, A. 2017. Is the intention to use sport supplements a predictor of placebo and nocebo responding among athletes?

Speech

Athletes intending to use sports supplements are more likely to respond to a placebo
Hurst, P., Foad, A., Coleman, D. and Beedie, C. 2017. Athletes intending to use sports supplements are more likely to respond to a placebo. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (MSSE). https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001297

Journal article

Development and validation of the sports supplements beliefs scale [Conference paper abstract]
Hurst, P., Foad, A. and Coleman, D. 2015. Development and validation of the sports supplements beliefs scale [Conference paper abstract]. Journal of Sports Sciences. 33 (Sup1), pp. s72-s74. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1110330

Journal article

Using personal construct methodology to explore relationships with adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
Murphy, M., Burns, J. and Kilbey, E. 2017. Using personal construct methodology to explore relationships with adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 70, pp. 22-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2017.08.006

Journal article

Disorders of sex development: mothers’ experiences of support
Chivers, C., Burns, J. and Deiros, M. 2017. Disorders of sex development: mothers’ experiences of support. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359104517719114

Journal article

An investigation of athletes’ and coaches’ perceptions of mental ill-health in elite athletes
Biggin, I., Burns, J. and Uphill, M. 2017. An investigation of athletes’ and coaches’ perceptions of mental ill-health in elite athletes. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. 11 (2), pp. 126-147. https://doi.org/10.1123/jcsp.2016-0017

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Development and validation of the Sports Supplements Beliefs Scale
Hurst, P., Foad, A., Coleman, D. and Beedie, C. 2016. Development and validation of the Sports Supplements Beliefs Scale. Performance Enhancement & Health. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2016.10.001

Journal article

Beliefs versus reality, or beliefs as reality? The placebo effect in sport and exercise
Hurst, P., Foad, A. and Beedie, C. 2016. Beliefs versus reality, or beliefs as reality? The placebo effect in sport and exercise. in: Lane, A. (ed.) Sport and Exercise Psychology London Routledge. pp. 325-344

Book chapter

Capitalizing on the placebo component of treatments
Beedie, C., Foad, A. and Hurst, P. 2015. Capitalizing on the placebo component of treatments. Current Sports Medicine Reports (CSMR). 14 (4), pp. 284-287. https://doi.org/10.1249/JSR.0000000000000172

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