Remco Polman

Position: Executive Dean, Institute of Health and Wellbeing
Location: Berwick Campus
Phone: (03) 8780 5713 or 0448 827 620
Email: r.polman@federation.edu.au

Qualifications

PhD Psychology  University of York, UK

Docterandus (MPhil) in Human Movement Sciences – Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Professional associations

  • HCPC UK accredited sport and exercise psychologist
  • Fellow of European College of Sport Science (ECSS)
  • Associate Fellow British Psychological Society (BPS)

Research interests

  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Performance psychology
  • Esports
  • Health behaviour change

Current Projects

Sleep in esports, effect of fibre on weight loss (externally funded), mental toughness in sport and its measurement

Higher Degree Research Supervision

  • 6 PhD students at Queensland University of Technology
  • 1 student at Liverpool John Moorse University, UK.

Publications

  1. MacKay, K., Orssatto, L.B.R., Polman, R., van der Pols, J.C., & Trajano, G.S. (2022). The effect of α – lactalbumin supplementation and handgrip contraction on soleus motoneuron excitability. European Journal of Applied Physiology (accepted for publication).
  2. MacKay, K., Orssatto, L.B.R., Polman, R., van der Pols, J.C., & Trajano, G.S. (2022). The effect of α – lactalbumin supplementation on strength, fatigue and psychological parameters: A randomised double-blind cross-over study. European Journal of Applied Physiology (accepted for publication).
  3. Borkoles, E., Krastins, D., van der Pols, J.C., Sims, P., & Polman, R.* (2022). Short-term effect of additional daily dietary fibre intake on appetite, satiety, gastrointestinal comfort, acceptability, and feasibility. Nutrients, 14, 4214.
  4. Hayman, R., Coyles, A., Mellor, A., Wharton, K., Polman, R., & Borkoles, E. (2022). Undertaking the personal tutoring role with sports students at a United Kingdom university. Journal of Further and Higher Education (accepted for publication July).
  5. Bonamino, C., Watling, C., & Polman, R. (2022). The effectiveness of lucid dreaming practice on waking task performance: A scoping review of evidence. Dreaming (accepted for publication).
  6. Robertson, R. Loras, H., Polman, R., Nordfjarn, O.S., & Sigmundsson, H. (2022). Ageing and driving: A comparison of driving performance between older and younger drivers in an on-road driving test. Sage Open, April-June, 1-9.
  7. Bibi, I., Polman, R., & Nyman, S. (2022). Reliability of the ICECAP-O quality of life scale with community dwelling people with dementia. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, 8, 1-4.
  8. Le Noury, P., Polman, R., Maloney, M., & Gorman, A. (2022). A narrative review of the current state of extended reality technology and how it can be utilised in sport. Sports Medicine (available online ahead of print).
  9. Trotter, M.G, Coulter, T.J., Davis, P.A., Poulus, D.R., & Polman, R. (2022). Examining the impact of school esports program participation on student health and psychological development. Frontiers in Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 12:807341. www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.807341/full
  10. Adie, J., Renshaw, I., Polman, R., Russell, S., & Mann, D.L. (2022). No expectation bias in elite-level cricket umpires’ leg-before-wicket (LBW) decisions according to batting order position. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 60:102145.
  11. Britton, D. & Polman, R. (2022). Measuring sportspeople’s regulation of their own emotions via social processes and interactions: Validating the interpersonal emotion questionnaire. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (available online ahead of print).
  12. Adie, J., Renshaw, I., Polman, R., & Mann, D.L. (2022). Home advantage and LBW decisions: The contribution of umpiring to the home-ground (dis)advantage in cricket. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (available online ahead of print).
  13. Poulus, D., Coulter, T., Trotter, M., & Polman, R. (2022). Perceived stressors experienced by competitive esports athletes. International Journal of Esports, 1(1). www.ijesports.org/article/73/html
  14. Poulus, D., Coulter, T., Trotter, M., & Polman, R. (2022). Longitudinal analysis of stressors, stress, coping and coping effectiveness in elite esports athletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 60, 102093.
  15. Poulus, D., Coulter, T., Trotter, M., & Polman, R. (2022). A qualitative analysis of the perceived determinants of success in elite esports athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences, 40(7), 742-753.
  16. Trotter, M.G., Coulter, T.J., Davis, P., Poulus, D., & Polman, R. (2021). Social support, self-regulation, and psychological skill use in e-athletes. Frontiers in Psychology Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 12:722030. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.722030/full
  17. Pudkasam, S., Feehan, J., Talevski, J., Vingrys, K., Polman, R., Chinlumprasert, N., Stojanovska, L. & Apostolopoulos, V. (2021). Motivational strategies to improve adherence to physical activity in breast cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Maturitas, 152, 32-47. (Editor’s choice for October edition).
  18. Sigmundsson, H., Newell, K., Polman, R., & Haga, M. (2021). The specificity of motor skills in children: Exploring the relationship between 12 different motor skills from 2 motor ability tests. Frontiers in Psychology Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 12:631175. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.631175/full
  19. McCosker, C., Renshaw, I., Greenwood, D., Polman, R.C.J., & Davids, K. (2021). Run-up strategies in competitive long jumping: How an ecological dynamics rationale can support coaches to design individualised practice tasks. Human Movement Science, 77.
  20. Edwards, A.M., Abonie, U., Hettinga, F.J., Pyne, D.B., Oh, T.M., & Polman, R.C.J. (2021). Pacing for lifestyle and health: Special populations and considerations for improving self-regulation. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine - Clinical Communications, 4:1000058.
  21. McCosker, C., Renshaw, I., Russell, S., Polman, R. & Davids, K. (2021). The role of elite coaches’ expertise in identifying key constraints on long jump performance: How practice task designs can enhance athlete self-regulation in competition. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 13(2), 283-299.
  22. Hayman, R., Polman, R.C.J., & Borkoles, E. (2021). Exploring English youth academy footballers’ experiences through Role Strain Theory. Journal of Athletic Development and Experience, 3(3), 187-197.
  23. Nyman, S., Casey, C., & Polman, R. (2021). Psychometric properties of the ICECAP-O quality of life measurement tool when self-reported community dwelling older people with mild and moderate dementia. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders – An International journal, Oct-Dec 01;35(4), 356-359.
  24. Barrado-Martin, Y, Heward, M., Polman, R.C.J., & Nyman, S. (2021). Adherence to the class-based component of a Tai Chi intervention for people living with dementia and their informal carers. Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity, 3;29(5):1-14.
  25. Hayman, R., Polman, R.C.J., & Borkoles, E. (2020). Inter Sport Transfer: Experiences of High Performing Australian Adolescent Athletes. Journal of Expertise, 3(4), 212-226.
  26. Trotter, M., Coulter, T., Davis, P., Poulus, D., & Polman, R.C.J. (2020). The association between esports participation, health and physical activity behaviour. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 7329. https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/19/7329
  27. Bowler, A-L., & Polman, R. (2020). Role of a ketogenic diet on body composition, physical health, psychological well-being and sport performance in athletes: A scoping review. Sports, 8, 131. https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4663/8/10/131
  28. McCosker, C., Renshaw, I., Polman, R.C.J., Greenwood, D., & Davids, K. (2020). Influence of expertise on the visual control strategies of athletes during competitive long jumping. Journal of Expertise, 3(3), 183-196.
  29. Adie, J., Renshaw, I., Polman, R., Thompson, M.B., & Mann, D. (2020). When in doubt, it’s not out: Match format is associated with differences in elite level cricket umpires’ leg-before-wicket decisions. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 51, 101760.
  30. Barrado-Martin, Y., Polman, R.C.J., Heward, M., & Nyman, S. (2020). People living with dementia and their family carers’ adherence to home-based Tai Chi practice. Dementia, 20(5), 1586-1603.
  31. Pudkasam, S., Pitcher, M., Fisher, M., O’Connor, A., Chinlumprasert, N., Stojanovska, L., Polman, R., & Apostolopoulos, V. (2020). The PAPHIO study protocol: A randomised controlled trial with a 2 x 2 crossover design of Physical Activity adherence, Psychological Health and Immunological Outcomes in breast cancer survivors. BMC Public Health, 20:696. https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-020-08827-x
  32. Poulus, D., Coulter, T., Trotter, M., & Polman, R. (2020). Stress and coping in esports and the influence of mental toughness. Frontiers of Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 11:628. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00628/full
  33. Perissiou, M., Borkoles, E., Kobayashi, K., & Polman, R. (2020). The effect of 8-week prescribed exercise and low carbohydrate diet on cardiorespiratory fitness, body composition and cardiometabolic risk factors in obese individuals: A randomised controlled trial. Nutrients, 12, 482. https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/12/2/482
  34. Massey, H., Whitehead, A.E., Marchant, D., Polman, R.C.J., & Williams, E. (2020). An investigation of expertise in cycling: Eye tracking, think aloud and influence of a competitor. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 49, 101681.
  35. Forsell, T., Tower, J., & Polman, R. (2020). Development of a scale to measure social capital in recreation and sport clubs. Leisure Sciences, 42(1), 106-122.
  36. Stevens, M., Rees, T., Steffens, N., Haslam, S.A., Coffee, P., & Polman, R.C.J. (2020). Leading ‘us’ to be active: A two-wave test of the relationship between identity leadership, group identification, and attendance. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 9(1), 128-142.
  37. Hayman, R., Polman, R., Wharton, K., & Borkoles, E. (2020). Role strain theory: Applicability in understanding developmental experiences of international junior acrobatic gymnasts. Science of Gymnastics Journal, 12(2), 173-186.
  38. Fyfe, J., Broatch, J., Trewin, A., Hanson, E., Argus, C., Garnham, A., Halson, S., Polman, R., Bishop, D., & Petersen, A. (2019). Cold water immersion attenuates anabolic signalling and skeletal muscle fibre hypertrophy, but not strength gain, following whole-body resistance training. Journal of Applied Physiology, 127, 1403-1418.
  39. Hayman, R., Polman, R.C.J., Taylor, J., Hemmings, B., & Borkoles, E. (2019). The utility of Role Strain Theory in facilitating our understanding of elite adolescent golfers developmental trajectories. International Journal of Golf Science, 7(2), 1-18. https://www.golfsciencejournal.org/article/9492-the-utility-of-role-strain-theory-in-facilitating-our-understanding-of-elite-adolescent-golfers-developmental-trajectories
  40. Stevens, M., Rees, T., Steffens, N., Haslam, S.A., Coffee, P., & Polman, R.C.J. (2019). The impact of leader identity entrepreneurship on effort and performance: Evidence from an exercise task. PLoS ONE, 14(7) https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article/file?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0218984&type=printable
  41. Britton, M.D., Kavanagh, E., & Polman, R.C.J. (2019). Validating a self-report measure of student athletes’ perceived stress reactivity: Associations with heart-rate variability and stress appraisals. Frontiers of Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 10:1038. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01083/full
  42. Britton, M.D., Kavanagh, E., & Polman, R.C.J. (2019). A path analysis of adolescent athletes; perceived stress reactivity, competition appraisals, emotions, coping, and performance satisfaction. Frontiers of Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 10:1151. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01151/full
  43. Ling, F.C.M., Buszard, T., Rudd, J., & Polman, R. (2019). Confirmation of psychometric properties of the Movement Specific Reinvestment Scale for Children (Msrs-C). European Journal of Sports & Exercise Science, 7(1), 9-16.
  44. Barrado-Martin, Y., Heward, M., Polman, R.C.J., & Nyman, S. (2019). Acceptability of a dyadic Tai Chi intervention for older people living with dementia and their informal carers. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 27(2), 166-183.
  45. Stevens, M., Rees, T., & Polman, R.C.J. (2019). Social identification, exercise participation, and positive exercise experiences: Evidence from parkrun. Journal of Sports Sciences, 37(2), 221-228.
  46. Whitehead, A.E., Jones, H., Williams, E., Dowling, C., Morley, D., Taylor, J.A., & Polman, R.C.J. (2019). Changes in cognition over a 16.1 km cycling time trial using think aloud protocol: Preliminary evidence. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology 17(3), 266-274.
  47. Polman, R.C.J., Trotter, M., Poulus, D., & Borkoles, E. (2018). eSport: Friend or Foe? In Gobel et al. (Eds): Joint Conference on Serious Games 2018 LNCS. Chapter 1, pp. 1-6. Switzerland: Springer Nature.
  48. Duncan, S.J., Gosling,A., Panchuk, D., & Polman, R.C.J. (2018). Validation of a multidirectional locomotive dual-task paradigm to evaluate task-related differences in event-related electro-cortical activity. Behavioural Brain Research 361, 122-130.
  49. Alizad, V., Meizner, M., Frossard, L., Polman, R., Smith, S., & Kerr, G. (2018). Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on gait in people with Parkinson’s disease: Study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial. Trials, 19, 661. https://trialsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13063-018-2982-z
  50. Pudkasam, S., Polman, R., Pitcher, M., Fischer, M., Chinlumprasert, N., Stojanovska, L, & Apostolopoulos, V. (2018). Physical activity and breast cancer survivors: Importance of adherence, motivational interviewing and psychological health. Maturitas, 116, 66-72.
  51. Hibbert, A., Billaut, F., Varley, M., & Polman, R.C.J.* (2018). Goal orientation and the presence of competitors influence cycling performance. Frontiers Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 9:1212. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01212/full
  52. Stevens, M., Rees, T., Coffee, P., Haslam, A., Steffens, & Polman, R.C.J. (2018). Leaders promote attendance in sport and exercise sessions by fostering social identity. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport, 28, 2100-2108.
  53. Levinger, P., Sales, M., Polman, R., Haines, T., Dow, B., Biddle, S., Duque, G., & Hill, K.D. (2018). Outdoor physical activity for older people – the senior exercise park: Current research challenges and future directions. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 29, 353-359. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/hpja.60
  54. Borkoles, E., Kaiseler, M., Evans, A., Ski, C.F., Thompson, D.R., & Polman, R.C.J. (2018). Type D personality, stress, coping and performance on a novel sport task. PLoS ONE 13(4). http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0196692
  55. Sales, M., Polman, R., Hill, K., & Levinger, P. (2018). Older adults’ perceptions to a novel outdoor exercise initiative: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Ageing and Society, 8(1), 61-78. https://cgscholar.com/bookstore/works/older-adults-perceptions-of-a-novel-outdoor-exercise-initiative?category_id=common-ground-publishing
  56. Loh, A. Teo, E.W., & Polman, R.C.J. (2018). Influence of coaches behaviour on elite volleyball players’ motivational climate and performance satisfaction. Movement, Health, & Exercise, 7(1), 143-150. https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/3090/ee04593ad3113fc998a099b5bfd7b33e7288.pdf
  57. Van Rens, F.E.C.A., Borkoles, E., Farrow, D., & Polman, R.C.J. (2018). Domain specific life satisfaction in the dual careers of junior elite football players: The impact of role strain. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 12(3), 302-315.
  58. Whitehead, A., Jones, H., Williams, E., Rowley, C., Quayle, L., Marchant, D., & Polman, R. (2018). Investigating the relationship between cognitions, pacing strategies and performance in 16.1 km cycling time trials using a think aloud protocol. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 34, 95-109.
  59. Pons, J., Viladrich, C., Ramis, Y., & Polman, R. (2018). The mediating role of coping between competitive anxiety and sport commitment in adolescent athletes. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 21, e7, 1-8.
  60. Duncan, S., Oppici, L., Borg, C., Farrow, D., Polman, R., & Serpiello, F.R. (2017). Expertise-related differences in the performance of simple and complex tasks: An event-related potential evaluation of futsal players. Science & Medicine in Football, 2(2), 157-162.
  61. Sales, M., Levinger, P., & Polman, R. (2017). Relationships between self-perceptions and physical activity behavior, fear of falling, and physical functioning among older adults. European Review of Ageing and Physical Activity, 14:17. https://eurapa.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s11556-017-0185-3
  62. Buszard, T., Farrow, D., Verswijveren, S.J.J.M., Reid, M., Williams, J., Polman, R., Ling, F.C.M., & Masters, R.S.W. (2017). Working memory capacity limits motor learning when implementing multiple instructions. Frontiers of Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 8, 1350. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5572292/pdf/fpsyg-08-01350.pdf
  63. Sigmundsson, H., Trana, L., Polman, R.C.J., & Haga, M. (2017). What is trained develops! Theoretical perspective on skill learning. Sports, 5, 38. http://www.mdpi.com/2075-4663/5/2/38/htm
  64. Hibert, A., Billaut, F., Varley, M., Polman, R.C.J. (2017). Familiarization protocol influences reproducibility of 20-KM cycling time-trial performance in novice participants. Frontiers in Physiology: Exercise Physiology, 8, 488. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2017.00488/full
  65. Britton, D., Kavanagh, E., & Polman, R.C.J. (2017). The perceived stress reactivity scale for adolescent athletes. Personality & Individual Differences, 116, 301-308.
  66. Bisi, M.C., Panebionco, P., Polman, R., & Stagni, R. (2017). Objective assessment of movement competence in children using wearable sensors: An instrumented version of the TGMD-2 locomotor subset. Gait & Posture, 56, 42-48.
  67. Stevens, M., Rees, T., Coffee, P., Steffens, N.K., Haslam, S.A., & Polman, R.C.J. (2017). A social identity approach to understanding and promoting physical activity. Sports Medicine, 47(10), 1911-1918. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40279-017-0720-4
  68. Rudd, J.R., Barnett, L.M., Farrow, D., Berry, J., Borkoles, E., & Polman, R.C.J. (2017). The impact of gymnastics on children’s physical self-concept and movement skill development in primary schools. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 21(2), 92-100.
  69. Carson, F., & Polman, R.C.J. (2017). Self-determined motivation in rehabilitating professional rugby union players. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, 9:2. https://bmcsportsscimedrehabil.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13102-016-0065-6\
  70. Hibert, A., Billaut, F., Varley, M., Polman, R.C.J. (2017). No influence of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation on exercise-induced pain and 5-km cycling time-trial performance. Frontiers in Physiology: Exercise Physiology, 8:26. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2017.00026/full
  71. Argus, C.K., Broatch, J.R., Petersen, A.C., Polman, R., Bishop, D.J., & Halson, S. (2017). Cold water immersion and contrast water therapy do not improve short-term recovery following resistance training. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 12(7), 886-892.
  72. Rudd, J., Barnett, L., Farrow, D., Berry, J., Borkoles, E., & Polman, R.C.J. (2017). Effectiveness of a 16 week gymnastic curriculum at developing movement competence in children. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20(2), 164-169.
  73. Symons, C., O’Sullivan, G., & Polman, R.C.J. (2017). The impacts of discriminatory experiences on lesbian, gay and bisexual people in sport. Annals of Leisure Research, 20(4), 467-489.
  74. Reiss-Sales, M., Polman, R.C.J., Hill, K., & Levinger, P. (2017). A novel exercise initiative for seniors to improve balance and physical functioning. Journal of Ageing and Health, 29(8), 1424-1443.
  75. Smits, B., Polman, R., Otten, B., Pepping, G-J., & Hettinga, F.J. (2016). Cycling in the absence of task-related feedback: Effects on pacing and performance. Frontiers of Physiology: Exercise Physiology, 7;348. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2016.00348/full
  76. Kerdijk, C., van der Kamp, J., & Polman, R.C.J.* (2016). The influence of the social environment context in stress and coping in sport. Frontiers in Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 7; 875. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00875/full
  77. Ling, F.C.M., Farrow, A., Farrow D., Berry, J., & Polman, R.J.C. (2016). Children's perspectives on the effectiveness of the Playing for Life philosophy in an afterschool sports program. International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching, 11(6), 780-788.
  78. Van Rens, F., Borkoles, E., Farrow, D., Curran, T., & Polman, R.C.J. (2016). Development and initial validation of the Role Strain Questionnaire for Junior Athletes (RSQ-JA). Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 24, 168-178.
  79. Whitehead, A.E., Taylor, J.A., & Polman, R.C.J. (2016). Evidence for skill level differences in the thought processes of golfers during high and low pressure situations. Frontiers in Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 6;1974. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01974/full
  80. Johnson, L.G., Addamo, P.K., Raj, I.S., Borkoles, E., Wyckelsma, V., Cyarto, E., & Polman, R.C.J.* (2016). An acute bout of exercise improves the cognitive performance in older adults. Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity. 24(4), 591-598.
  81. Johnson, L.G., Polman, R.C.J.*, Butson, M.L., Raj, I.S., Borkoles, E., Scott, D., Aitken, D., Jones, G. (2016). Light physical activity is positively associated with cognitive performance in older community dwelling adults. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 19, 877-882.
  82. Rudd, J., Butson, M.L., Barnett, L., Farrow, D., Berry, J., Borkoles, E., & Polman, R.C.J. (2016). A holistic measurement model of movement competency in children. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(5), 477-485.
  83. Meggs, J., Golby, J., Mallett, C., Gucciardi, D., & Polman, R. (2016). The cortisol awakening response and resilience in elite swimmers. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 37(2), 169-174.
  84. Loton, D., Borkoles, E., Lubman, D., & Polman, R.C.J.* (2016). Video game addiction, engagement and symptoms of stress, depression and anxiety: The mediating role of coping. International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction, 14(4), 565-578.
  85. Borkoles, E., Carroll, S., Clough, P., & Polman, R.C.J.* (2016). Effect of a non-dieting lifestyle intervention prorgramme on psychological well-being and weight management in morbidly obese pre-menopausal women. Maturitas, 83, 51-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.09.010
  86. Ling, C.M.F., Maxwell, J., Masters, R.S.W., McManus, A.M., & Polman, R.C.J. (2016). Psychometric properties of the Movement Specific Reinvestment Scale for Chinese Children (MSRS-CC). International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 14(3), 227-239.
  87. Rudd, J., Barnett, L., Butson, M.L., Farrow, D., Berry, J., & Polman, R.C.J. (2015). Fundamental movement skills are more than run, throw, and catch: The role of stability skills. PLoS ONE, 10(10):http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0140224
  88. Whitehead, A., Taylor, J.A., & Polman, R.C.J. (2015). Examination of the suitability of collecting in event cognitive processes using think aloud protocol in golf. Frontiers in Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 6, 1083. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01083/abstract
  89. Bardid, F., Rudd, J., Lenoir, M., Polman, R.C.J., Barnett, L.M. (2015). Cross-cultural comparison of motor competence in children from Australia and Belgium. Frontiers in Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 6, 964. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00964/full
  90. Sales, M.P.R., Polman, R.C.J., Hill, K., Karaharju-Huisman, T., Levinger, P. (2015). A novel dynamic exercise initiative for older people to improve health and well-being: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Geriatrics, 15:68. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2318/15/68/abstract
  91. Borkoles, E., Reynolds, N., Thompson, D.R., Ski, C.F., Stojanovska, L., & Polman, R.C.J.* (2015). The role of depressive symptomology on peri- and post menopause. Maturitas, 81 306-310. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378512215005927
  92. Borkoles, E., Reynolds, N., Ski, C.F., Stojanovska, L., & Thompson, D.R., & Polman, R.C.J.* (2015). Relationship between Type-D personality, physical activity behavior and climacteric symptoms. BMC Women’s Health, 15:18. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/15/18
  93. Wong, R.S.K., Teo, E.W., & Polman, R.C.J. (2015). Stress, coping, coping effectiveness and emotions in Malaysian elite tenpin bowlers: Role of context and importance. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 13(4), 320-334.
  94. Barnett, C., Vanicek, N., & Polman, R.C.J. (2015). Longitudinal kinematic and kinetic adaptations to obstacle crossing in recent lower limb amputees. Prosthetics & Orthotics International, 38(6), 437-446.
  95. Vanicek, N., Strike, S., & Polman, R.C.J. (2015). Kinematic differences exist between transtibial amputee fallers and non-fallers during downwards step transitioning. Prosthetics & Orthotics International, 39(4), 322-332.
  96. Apostolopoulos, V., Borkoles, E., Polman, R.C.J., & Stojanovska, L. (2014). Physical and immunological aspects of exercise and chronic diseases. Immunotherapy, 6(10), 1145-1157.
  97. Ling, F.C.M., McManus, A.M., Masters, R.S.W., & Polman, R.C.J. (2014). How useful is the Rehearsal Scale for Children – Chinese in measuring emotional rehearsal in pre-adolescents of different ages? Southeast Asian Psychology Journal, 2, 1-19.
  98. Ling, F., McManus, A.M., Knowles, G., Masters, R.S.W., & Polman, R.C.J. (2014). Do children emotionally rehearse about their body image? Journal of Health Psychology, 20(9), 1133-1141.
  99. Barnett, C., Polman, R.C.J., & Vanicek, N. (2014). Longitudinal changes in transtibial amputee gait characteristics when negotiating a change in surface height during continuous gait. Clinical Biomechanics, 29(7), 787-793.
  100. Butson, M., Borkokes, E., Hanlon, C., Morris, T., Romero, V., & Polman, R.C.J.* (2014). Examining the role of parental self-regulation in family physical activity: A mixed-methods approach. Psychology and Health, 29(10), 1137-1155.
  101. Banting, L, Gibson-Helm, M., Polman, R.C.J., Teede, H.J., Stepto, N.K. (2014). Physical activity and mental health in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. BMC Women’s Health, 14, 51. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/14/51
  102. Hayman, R.J., Borkoles, E., Taylor, J.A., Hemmings, B., & Polman, R.C.J. (2014). From pre-elite to elite: The pathway travelled by adolescent golfers. International Journal of Sport Science & Coaching, 9(4), 959-974.
  103. Stojanovska, L., Apostolopoulos, V., Polman, R.C.J., & Borkoles, E. (2014). To exercise, or not to exercise during menopause and beyond. Maturitas, 77, 318-323.
  104. Eime, R., Harvey, J., Craike, M., Symons, C., Polman, R.C.J., Payne, W. (2014). Understanding the context of the decline in female adolescent participation in physical activity. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 84, 157-166.
  105. Elliot, D., Polman, R.C.J., & Taylor, J. (2014). The effects of relaxing music for anxiety control on competitive sport anxiety. European Journal of Sports Science, 14, S296-301.
  106. Craike, M.J., Polman, R.C.J., Eime, R., Symons, C., Harvey, J., & Payne, W. (2014). Association between behavior regulation, competence, physical activity, and health for adolescent females. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 11(2), 410-418.
  107. O’Drisscol, T., Banting, L.K., Borkoles, E., Eime, R., & Polman, R.C.J. (2013).A systematic literature review of sport and physical activity participation in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) migrant populations. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 16, 515-530.
  108. Van Rens, F., Borkoles, E., & Polman, R.C.J. (2013). Rolspanning by topsporttalenten over het combineren van de rollen topsporter, scholier, vriend en failielid. Sportgericht, 67(5).
  109. Hayman, R., Polman R.C.J., Borkoles, E., & Taylor, J. (2013). The Influence of a Deliberate Practice Intervention on the Putting Performance and Subsequent Practice Behaviours of Aspiring Elite Adolescent Golfers. Talent Development & Excellence, 5(2), 67-84.
  110. Edwards, A.M., & Polman, R.C.J. (2013). Pacing and awareness: Brain regulation of physical activity. Sports Medicine, 43(11), 1057-1064.
  111. Sigmundsson, H., Polman, R.C.J., & Loras, H (2013). Exploring individual differences in children's mathematical skills: A correlational and dimensional approach. Psychological Reports, 113(1), 1035-1042.
  112. Symons, C., Polman, R.C.J., Eime, R., Harvey, J., Craike, M., Banting, L., Borkoles, E., & Payne, W. (2013). The relationship between body image, physical activity, perceived health, and behavioural regulation among year 7 and year 11 females from metropolitan and rural Australia. Annals of Leisure Research, 16(2), 115-129.
  113. Barnett, C.T., Vanicek, N., & Polman, R.C.J. (2013). Postural responses during volitional and perturbed dynamic balance tasks in new lower limb amputees: A longitudinal study. Gait & Posture, 37, 319-325.
  114. Kaiseler, M., Polman, R.C.J., & Nicholls, A.R. (2013). Gender differences in stress, appraisal, and coping during golf putting. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 11(3), 258-272.
  115. Barnett, C.T., Vanicek, N., & Polman, R.C.J. (2013). Temporal adaptations in generic and population-specific quality of life and falls efficacy in men with recent lower limb amputations Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 50(3), 437-448.
  116. Hayman, R., Polman, R.C.J., & Taylor, J. (2012). The validity of retrospective recall in assessing practice regimes in sport. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 10(4), 329-337.
  117. Levy, A., Nicholls, A.R., & Polman, R.C.J. (2012). Cognitive appraisals in sport: The direct and moderating role of mental toughness. International Journal of Applied Psychology, 2(4), 71-76.
  118. Borkoles, E., Polman, R.C.J., Ski, C., & Thompson, D. (2012). Type D personality and cardiovascular outcomes. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 44(1), 139-140.
  119. Bottoms, L., Sinclair, J., Taylor, J., Polman, R.C.J., & Fewtrell., D.J. (2012). The effects of carbohydrate ingestion on the badminton serve following fatiguing exercise. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(3), 285-293.
  120. Nicholls, A.R., Polman, R.C.J., & Levy, A.R. (2012). A path analysis of stress appraisal, emotions, coping and performance satisfaction among athletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 13, 263-270.
  121. Kaiseler, M., Polman, R.C.J., & Nicholls, A.R. (2012). Gender differences in appraisal and coping preferences: Examination of the situational hypothesis and dispositional theory. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 43, 1-14.
  122. Kaiseler, M., Polman, R.C.J., & Nicholls, A.R. (2012). Indirect and direct effects of the Big Five Personality dimensions on appraisal, coping and coping effectiveness in sport. European Journal of Sport and Exercise Science, 12(1), 62-72.
  123. Carson, F., & Polman, R.C.J. (2012). Experiences of professional rugby union players returning to competition following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Physical Therapy in Sport, 13, 35-40.
  124. Vanicek, N., Strike, S., & Polman, R.C.J. (2012). Falls efficacy, health status and functional performance in transtibial amputee fallers vs. non-fallers. British Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Amputee Rehabilitation Journal, 36, 11-19.
  125. Wright, C., Atkins, S., Polman, R.C.J., Jones, B., & Sargeson, L. (2011). Factors associated with goals and goal scoring opportunities in professional soccer. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 11(3), 438-449.
  126. Nicholls, A.R., Polman, R.C.J., Levy, A.R., & Hulleman, J. (2011). An explanation for the fallacy of facilitative anxiety: Stress, emotions, coping and subjective performance among athletes. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 43, 273-293.
  127. Nicholls, A.R., Levy, A.R., Polman, R.C.J., & Crust, L. (2011). Mental toughness, coping self-efficacy, and coping effectiveness among athletes. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 42, 513-524.
  128. Hayman, R., Polman, R.C.J., Taylor, J., Hemmings, B., & Borkoles, E. (2011). Development of elite adolescent golfers. Talent Development & Excellence, 3(2), 249-261.
  129. Nicholls, A.R., McKenna, J., Polman, R.C.J., & Backhouse, S.H. (2011). Overtraining during pre-season: Stress and negative affective state among professional rugby union players. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 5, 211-222.
  130. Levy, A.R., Nicholls, A.R., & Polman, R.C.J. (2011). Pre-competitive confidence, coping, and subjective performance in sport. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport, 21, 721-729.
  131. Hobbs, S.J., Licka, T., & Polman, R.C.J. (2011). The difference in kinematics of horses walking, trotting and cantering on a flat and banked 10 m circle. Equine Veterinary Journal, 43(6), 686-694.
  132. Elliot, D., Polman, R.C.J., & McGregor, R. (2011). Relaxing music for anxiety control. Journal of Music Therapy, 48(3), 263-287.
  133. Polman, R.C.J., & Borkoles, E. (2011). The fallacy of directional anxiety. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 42(3), 303-306.
  134. Nicholls, A.R., Levy, A.R., Jones, L., Polman, R.C.J., & Rengamani, M. (2011). An exploration of the two-factor schematization of relation meaning and emotions among professional rugby union players. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 9(1), 1-14.
  135. Ispoglou, T., King, R.F.J., Polman, R.C.J., & Zanker, C. (2011). Daily L-Leucine supplementation in novice trainees during a 12-week weight training program. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 6(1), 38-50.
  136. Edwards, A.M., Crowther, R.G., Morton, R.H., & Polman, R.C.J. (2011). Sudden non-hypothermic exposure to the cold impedes coordinative video gaming performance compared to thermo-neutral and hot conditions. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 112(1), 217-227.
  137. Mazari, F.A.K., Mockford, K., Barnett, C., Khan, J.A., Brown, B., Smith, L., Polman, R.C.J. Hancock, A., Vanicek, N., & Chetter, I.C. (2010). Hull Early walking aid for rehabilitation of transtibial Amputees - Randomised controlled Trial (HEART). Journal of Vascular Surgery, 52(6), 1564-1571.
  138. Nicholls, A.R., Polman, R.C.J., Levy, A.R., & Borkoles, E. (2010). The mediating role of coping: A cross-sectional analysis of the relationship between coping self-efficacy and coping effectiveness among athletes. International Journal of Stress Management, 17(3), 181-192.
  139. Polman, R.C.J., Borkoles, E., & Nicholls, A. (2010). Type D personality, stress and symptoms of burnout: The influence of avoidance coping and social support. British Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 681-696.
  140. Siegler, J.C., Midgley, A.W., Polman, R.C.J., & Lever, R. (2010). Effects of various sodium bicarbonate loading protocols on the time-dependent extracellular buffering profile. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 24(9), 2551-2557.
  141. Vanicek, N., Strike, S., McNaughton, L., & Polman, R.C.J. (2010). Lower limb kinematic and kinetic differences between transtibial amputee fallers and non-fallers. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 34(3), 1-12.
  142. Nicholls, A.R., Polman, R.C.J., & Levy, A.R. (2010). Coping self-efficacy, pre-competitive anxiety, and subjective performance among athletes. European Journal of Sport Science, 10(2), 97-102.
  143. Carson, F., & Polman, R.C.J. (2010). The facilitative nature of avoidance coping within sport injury rehabilitation. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport, 20, 235-240.
  144. Borkoles, E., Polman, R.C.J., & Levy, A. (2010). Type D personality and body image in men: The role of exercise status. Body Image: An International Journal of Research, 7(1), 39-45.
  145. Polman, R.C.J., Bloomfield, J. & Edwards, A. (2009). Effects of SAQ training and small-sided games on neuromuscular functioning in untrained subjects. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 4, 494-505.
  146. Forbes, H., Bullers, A., Lovell, A., McNaughton, L., Polman, R.C.J., & Siegler, J.C. (2009). Relative torque profiles of elite male youth footballer: Effects of age and pubertal development. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 30, 592-597.
  147. Kaiseler, M., Polman, R.C.J., & Nicholls, A.R. (2009). Mental toughness, stress, stress appraisal, coping and coping effectiveness in sport. Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 728-733.
  148. Nicholls, A.R., Levy, A.R., Grice, A., & Polman, R.C.J. (2009). Stress appraisals, coping, and coping effectiveness among international cross-country runners during training and competition. European Journal of Sport Science, 9(5), 285-293.
  149. Nicholls, A, Polman, R.C.J, Morley, D., & Taylor, N.J. (2009). Coping and coping effectiveness in relation to a competitive sport event: Pubertal status, chronological age, and gender among adolescent athletes. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 31, 229-317.
  150. Vanicek, N., Strike, S., McNaughton, L., & Polman, R.C.J. (2009). Postural responses to dynamic perturbations in amputee fallers vs. non-fallers: A comparative study with able-bodied subjects. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 90, 1018-1025.
  151. Jones, R.J.A., Polman, R.C.J. & Peters, D.M. (2009). Physical self-perceptions of adolescents in years 8, 9 and 10 in independent schools, state comprehensive schools and specialist sport colleges in England. Physical Education & Sport Pedagogy, 14(2), 109-124.
  152. Vanicek, N., Strike, S., McNaughton, L., & Polman, R.C.J. (2009). Gait patterns in transtibial amputee fallers vs. non-fallers: Biomechanical differences during level walking. Gait & Posture, 29(3), 415-420.
  153. Nicholls, A.R., Polman, R.C.J., Levy, A., & Backhouse, S. (2009). Mental toughness in sport: Achievement level, gender, age, experience, and sport type differences. Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 73-75.
  154. Levy, A.R., Nicholls, A.R., Marchant, D.C., & Polman, R.C.J. (2009). Organisational stressors, coping and coping effectiveness: A longitudinal study with an elite coach. International Journal of Sport Science & Coaching, 4(1), 31-45.
  155. Barnett, C., Vanicek, N., Polman, R.C.J., Hancock, A., Brown, B., Smith, L., & Chetter, I. (2009). Kinematic gait adaptation in unilateral transtibial amputees during rehabilitation. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 33(2), 135-147.
  156. Levy, A., Polman, R.C.J., Nicholls, A., & Marchant, D.C. (2009). Sport injury rehabilitation adherence: Perspective of recreational athletes. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 7(2), 212-229.
  157. Marchant, D.C., Polman, R.C.J., Clough, P.J., Jackson, J.G., Levy, A.R., & Nicholls, A.R. (2009). Mental toughness: Managerial and age differences. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 24(5), 428-437.
  158. Nicholls, A.R., Jones, C.R., Polman, R.C.J., & Borkoles, E. (2009). Acute sport-related stressors, coping, and emotions among professional rugby union players during training and matches. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport, 19, 113-120.
  159. Nicholls, A.R., Backhouse, S.H., Polman, R.C.J. & McKenna, J. (2009). Stressors and affective states among professional rugby union players. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport, 19, 121-128.
  160. Levy, A.R., Polman, R.C.J., & Marchant, D. (2008). Examining the revised theory of planned behavior for predicting exercise adherence: A preliminary prospective study. Athletic Insight, 10(3). http://www.athleticinsight.com/Vol10Iss3/ExercisePlanned.htm
  161. Polman, R.C.J (2008). Editorial. Sport & Exercise Psychology Review, 4(2), 3-4.
  162. Nicholls, A.R., Polman, R.C.J., Levy, A., & Backhouse, S. (2008). Mental toughness, optimism, pessimism and coping among athletes. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 1182-1192. More than 543 citations
  163. Levy, A.R., Polman, R.C.J., & Borkoles, E. (2008). Examining the relationship between perceived autonomy support and age in the context of rehabilitation adherence in sport. Rehabilitation Psychology, 53(2), 224-230.
  164. Nicholls, A.R., & Polman, R.C.J. (2008). Think aloud: Acute stress and coping strategies during golf performances. Anxiety Stress and Coping, 21(3), 283-294.
  165. Carson, F., & Polman, R.C.J. (2008). Anterior cruciate ligament injury rehabilitation: A psychological case study of a professional rugby player. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 2, 71-90.
  166. Borkoles, E., Nicholls, A.R., Bell, K., Butterly, R., & Polman, RC.J. (2008). The lived experiences of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in relation to exercise. Psychology and Health, 23(4), 427-441.
  167. Vanicek, N., Strike, S., McNaughton, L., & Polman, R.C.J. (2008). The use of outcome measures in outpatient amputee rehabilitation in England. British Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Amputee Rehabilitation Journal, 29, 13-19.
  168. Levy, A., Polman, R.C.J., & Clough, P. (2008). Adherence to sport injury rehabilitation programs: An integrated psycho-social approach. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport, 18, 798-809.
  169. Bloomfield, J. Polman, R.C.J., O’Donoghue, P., & McNaughton, L. (2007). Effective speed and agility conditioning methodology for random intermitted dynamic type sports. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 21(4) 1093-1100.
  170. Nicholls, A., Polman, R.C.J., Levy, A. R., Taylor, J., & Cobley, S. (2007). Stressors, coping, and coping effectiveness: Gender, type of sport, and skill differences. Journal of Sports Sciences, 25(13), 1521-1530.
  171. Midgley, A., McNaughton, L.R., Polman, R.C.J., & Marchant, D. (2007). Criteria for determination of the maximal oxygen uptake: A brief critique and recommendations for future research. Sports Medicine, 37(12), 1019-1028.
  172. Avramidou, E., Avramidis, S., & Polman, R.C.J. (2007). Competitive anxiety in life savers and swimmers. International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, 2, 121-130.
  173. Polman, R.C.J., Nicholls, A., Cohen, J., & Borkoles, E. (2007). The influence of game location and outcome on behaviour and mood states among professional Rugby League players. Journal of Sports Sciences, 25(13), 1491-1500.
  174. Nicholls, A.R., & Polman, R.C.J. (2007). Stressors, coping, and coping effectiveness among players from the England under-18 rugby union team. Journal of Sport Behavior, 30(2), 199-218.
  175. Bloomfield, J., Polman, R.C.J. & O’Donoghue P.G. (March 2007). Physical demands of outfield positions in FA Premier League Soccer. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine, 6, 63-70. More than 1219 citations; highest cited paper for this journal. https://www.jssm.org/hf.php?id=jssm-06-63.xml
  176. Hancock, A., Brown, B., Polman, R.C.J., & Vanicek, N. (2007). Monitoring the incidence of falls and fear of falling in lower limb amputees in the United Kingdom. British Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Amputee Rehabilitation Journal, 27, 23-27.
  177. Polman, R.C.J., Kaiseler, M., & Borkoles, E. (2007). Effect of a single bout of exercise on the mood of pregnant women. Journal of Sport Medicine and Physical Fitness, 47(1), 103-111.
  178. Polman, R.C.J., Rowcliffe, N., Borkoles, E. & Levy, A. (2007). Pre-competitive state anxiety, objective and subjective performance and causal attributions in competitive swimmers. Pediatric Exercise Science, 19, 39-50.
  179. Carroll, S., Borkoles, E., & Polman, R.C.J. (2007). Short-term effects of a non-dieting lifestyle intervention programme on weight, cardio-metabolic risk and psychological well-being in obese pre-menopausal females with the metabolic syndrome. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 32(1), 125-142.
  180. Nicholls, A.R., & Polman, R.C.J. (2007). Coping in sport: A systematic review. Journal of Sports Sciences, 25(1), 11-31. More than 643 citations.
  181. Polman, RC.J., & Borkoles, E. (2007). Relationship between physical self-perceptions and body composition following a 10 week exercise program for previously sedentary participants. In R.G. Craven, J. Eccles, & M.T. Ha (Eds.), Self-concept, motivation, social and personal identity for the 21st century (pp. 1-8). Sydney: Self Research Centre. ISBN 1741081483. http://www.self.ox.ac.uk/Conferences/2006/Polman.pdf
  182. Levy, A., Polman, R.C.J., Clough, P., Earle, K., & Marchant, D. (2006). Mental toughness as a determinant of beliefs, pain and adherence in sport injury rehabilitation. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 15(3), 246-254.
  183. Hancock, A., Vanicek, N., Brown, B., Chetter, I., & Polman, R.C.J. (2006). Kinematic adaptation of gait patterns in transtibial amputees: From early walking aid to prosthesis. British Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Amputee Rehabilitation Journal, 25, 23-24.
  184. Levy, A., Polman, R.C.J., Clough, P., & McNaughton, L. (2006). Adherence to sport injury rehabilitation programmes: A conceptual review. Research in Sports Medicine: An International Journal, 14(2), 149-162.
  185. Bloomfield, J., Polman, R.C.J., & O’Donoghue, P.G. (2006). Reliability of the Bloomfield Movement Classification. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 7(1), 20-27.
  186. Nicholls, A. R., Holt, N.L., Polman, R. C. J., & Bloomfield, J. (2006). Stressors, coping, and coping effectiveness among professional rugby union players. The Sport Psychologist, 20(3), 314-329.
  187. Scott, J.P.R., McNaughton, L.R., & Polman, R.C.J. (2006). Effects of sleep deprivation and exercise on cognitive and motor performance and mood. Physiology and Behavior, 87, 396-408.
  188. Nicholls, A. R., Holt, N. L., Polman, R. C. J., & James, D. W. G. (2005). Stress and coping among international adolescent golfers. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 17, 333-340.
  189. Nicholls, A. R., Holt, N. L., & Polman, R. C. J. (2005). A phenomenological analysis of coping effectiveness in golf. The Sport Psychologist, 19, 111-130.
  190. Bloomfield, J.R., Polman, R.C.J. & O’Donoghue P.G. (2005). A comparison of the 2002-03 league tables for Europe's four major soccer leagues. Journal of Sports Sciences, 23(2), 193-194.
  191. Bloomfield, J.R., Polman, R.C.J. & O’Donoghue P.G. (2005). Effects of score-line on intensity of play in midfield and forward players in FA Premier League. Journal of Sports Sciences, 23(2), 192-193.
  192. Bloomfield, J.R., Polman, R.C.J. & O’Donoghue P.G. (2005). Effects of score-line on team strategies in FA Premier League soccer. Journal of Sports Sciences, 23(2), 192-193.
  193. Nicholls, A. R., Polman, R. C. J., & Holt, N.L. (2005). The effects of an individualized imagery interventions on flow states and golf performance. Athletic Insight, March, Vol 7, Issue 1.
  194. Bloomfield, J.R., Polman, R.C.J., Butterly, R. & O’Donoghue, P.G. (2005). An analysis of quality and body composition of four European soccer leagues. Journal of Sport Medicine and Physical Fitness, 45(1), 58-67.
  195. Bloomfield, J., Polman, R.C.J. & O’Donoghue P. (2004). Analysis of quality of four major European soccer leagues. Journal of Sports Sciences, 22, 501-502.
  196. Bloomfield, J., & Polman, R.C.J. (2004). The ‘Bloomfield Movement Classification’: Motion analysis of individual players in dynamic movement sports. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 4(2), 20-31.
  197. Polman, R.C.J., & Houlahan, K. (2004). A cumulative stress and training continuum model: A multidisciplinary approach to unexplained underperformance syndrome. Research in Sports Medicine: An International Journal, 12, 301-316.
  198. Polman, R.C.J., Pieter, W., Bercades, L., & Ntoumanis, N. (2004). Relationship between psychological and biological factors for physical activity and exercise behaviour in Filipino students. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2, 81-97.
  199. Polman, R.C.J., Walsh, D., Bloomfield, J., & Nesti, M. (2004). Effective conditioning of female soccer players. Journal of Sports Sciences, 22, 191-203.
  200. Polman, R.C.J. (2004). Physical self-perceptions and body composition in fitness instructors, regular exercisers and non-exercisers. In H.W. Marsh, J. Baumert, G.E. Richards & U. Trautwein (Eds.), Self-concept, Motivation and Identity: Where to from here? (pp. 765-773). Sydney: Self Research Centre, University of Western Sydney (ISBN 1741080738). Available electronically from http://www.self.ox.ac.uk/Conferences/2004_Polman.pdf
  201. Gray, J., & Polman, R.C.J. (2004). Craft idiocy, Erikson and Footballing Identities. In H.W. Marsh, J. Baumert, G.E. Richards & U. Trautwein (Eds.), Self-concept, Motivation and Identity: Where to from here? (pp. 288-293). Sydney: Self Research Centre, University of Western Sydney (ISBN 1741080738). Available electronically from http://www.self.ox.ac.uk/Conferences/2004_Gray_Polman.pdf
  202. Polman, R.C.J., Whiting, H.T.A., & Savelsbergh, G.J.P (1996). The spatiotemporal structure of control variables during catching. Experimental Brain Research, 109, 483-494.
  203. Masters, R.S.W., & Polman, R.C.J. (1996). What are "normal movements" in any population. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19, 81-82.
  204. Masters, R.S.W., & Polman, R.C.J. (1995). Reminiscing about implicit learning. Corpus, Psyche et Societas, 2, 105-116.
  205. Masters, R.S.W., Polman, R.C.J., & Hammond, H. V. (1993). “Reinvestment”: A dimension of personality implicated in skill breakdown under pressure. Personality and Individual Differences, 14, 655-666.

Publications in professional journals

  1. Polman, R.C.J. (2014). Remco Polman Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living. Moving Matter, 1, 38-39.
  2. Polman, R.C.J. (2014). Why some players can’t keep their cool when the tennis heats up. The Conversation, 13 January.
  3. Polman, R.C.J. (2009). Changing perspectives: Highlighting the psychology in coaching. The Coaching Psychologist, 5(2), 121-122.
  4. Polman, R.C.J., & Borkoles, E. (2008). The usefulness of sport psychology in coping with stress. In Touch, autumn, issue 124, 15-21.
  5. Carroll, S., Borkoles, E., & Polman, R.C.J. (2008). Jolly, fat and fit: Are Santa Claus and his goodwife role models for the non-dieting HAHA (Happy, Active – Healthy, Active lifestyle) paradigm? The Sport and Exercise Scientist BASES, issue 18, December, pp. 28-29.
  6. Polman, R.C.J. (2008). Stress and coping in sport. The Sport and Exercise Scientist BASES, issue 18, p. 27.

Books

  1. Edwards, A., & Polman, R.C.J. (2012). Pacing in sport and exercise: A psychophysiological perspective. Nova Science Publishers (ISBN 978-1-61942-466-1).

Book chapters

  1. Poulus, D. & Polman, R. (2022). Stress and coping in esports (Chapter 6; pp. 83-100). In A. Tjonndal (Ed.), Social issues in esports. London: Routledge.
  2. Barrado-Martin, Y, Polman, R., & Nyman, S.R. (2022). Tai chi exercise to improve balance and prevent falls among older people with dementia. J. Feehan, N. Tripodi, & V. Apostolopoulos (Eds), Exercise to prevent and mange chronic disease across the lifespan (Chapter 27, pp. 363-372). Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  3. Polman, R.C.J., Borkoles, E., & Sanchez, X. (2018). Social psychological perspective on promoting sport activities and enhancing performance in sport (Chapter 16, pp. 342-360). In L. Steg, K.E. Keizer, & A.P. Buunk (Eds), Applied social psychology: Understanding and managing social problems (2nd edition). Oxford University press.
  4. Polman, R.C.J., Borkoles, E., & Ling, F. (2014). Physical activity behavior in the tropics (pp. 123-136). In Edwards, A., & Leicht, A. (2014), Science of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity in the Tropics. New York: NOVA Scientific. ISBN 978-1-63117-739-2.
  5. Edwards, A., & Polman, R.C.J. (2014). The central mechanisms of pacing and performance (pp. 29-34). In Edwards, A., & Leicht, A. (2014), Science of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity in the Tropics. New York: NOVA Scientific. ISBN 978-1-63117-739-2.
  6. Carson, F., & Polman, R.C.J. (2012). Coping and emotional responses to surgery by injured professional rugby players. In B Molinelli & V Grimaldo (Eds.), Handbook of the Psychology of coping: New research (Chapter 15). Nova Science Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-62081-464-2.
  7. Pendhaker, G., Lai, D.T.H., Shilton, A., & Polman, R.C.J. (Oct 2011). The challenges of monitoring physical activity in children with wearable sensor technologies. In D. Tze Huei Lai M. Palaniswami, & R. Begg (Eds), Healthcare Sensor Networks: Challenges Toward Practical Implementations (Chapter 9, pp. 221-246). London: Routledge.
  8. Polman, R.C.J. (2011). Elite athletes’ experiences of coping with stress. In J. Thatcher, M. Jones, & D. Lavallee (Eds.), Coping and emotions in sport (2nd Edition, Chapter 13, pp. 284-301). London: Routledge.
  9. Carson, F., & Polman, R.C.J. (2010). Facilitating the psychological rehabilitation from ACL injury (Chapter 1: pp. 1-27). In Yeager, C.R. (Ed.), Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL): Causes of Injury, Adverse Effects and Treatment Options. Nova Science Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-60876-993-3.
  10. Kaiseler, M.H., & Polman, R.C.J. (2010). Chapter 5: Gender and coping in sport: Do male and female athletes cope differently? In A.R. Nicholls (Ed.) Coping in sport: Theory, Methods, and Related Constructs (pp. 79-93). Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-60876-488-4.
  11. Polman, R.C.J., Clough, P.J., & Levy, A.R. (2010). Chapter 8: Personality and Coping in Sport: The Big Five and Mental Toughness (pp. 141-157). In A.R. Nicholls (Ed.) Coping in sport: Theory, Methods, and Related Constructs (pp. 79-93). Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-60876-488-4.
  12. Thatcher, J., & Polman, R.C.J. (2008). Division of sport and exercise psychology inaugural conference programme of abstracts. Leicester: BPS.
  13. Avramidou, E., Avramidis, S., & Polman, R.C.J. (2008). Competitive anxiety in life savers and swimmers (5.8.3). In S. Avramidis (Ed.), Handbook on safety and lifesaving, p. 499. Athens, Greece: European Lifeguard Academy. (ISBN 978-960-90816-9-6).
  14. Bloomfield, J., Polman, R.C.J., & O’Donoghue, P. (2008). Deceleration and turning movements performed during FA Premier League soccer matches. In T. Reilly & F Korkusuz (Eds.), Science and Football VI (pp. 174-181). New York: Routledge (ISBN -978-0-415-429092).
  15. Bloomfield, J., Jonsson, G., Polman, R.C.J, Houlahan, K., & O’Donoghue, P. (2005). Temporal pattern analysis and its application in soccer (chapter 16). In L. Anolli, G. Riva, S. Duncan Jr, & M.S. Magnusson (Eds.), The hidden structure of interaction: From neurons to culture patterns (pp. 237-250). Amsterdam: IOS Press (ISBN: 1-58603-509-6).
  16. Bloomfield, J., Polman, R.C.J., & O’Donoghue, P.G. (2006). Reliability of the Bloomfield Movement Classification. In: (Edited by) H. Dancs, Hughes, M. and O’Donoghue, P.G., Performance Analysis of Sport 7. Cardiff, CPA UWIC Press. pp. 197-204.
  17. Masters, R.S.W., & Polman R.C.J. (1993). The implicit acquisition of motor skill: Implications for performance under stress. In C.A.M. Doorenbosch et al. (Eds.), Learning Motor Skills (pp. 88-93). Enschede, The Netherlands: Copy 2000 (ISBN 90-800903-2-8).

Reports (externally funded)

  1. Polman, R.C.J., Borkoles, E., van der Pols, J., & Karstins, D. (2020). Acceptance of increased daily dietary fibre in healthy participants: A preliminary feasibility study to inform a larger RCT to test the efficacy of barley on body composition and weight loss (MAXtrial). The Healthy Grain Plc.
  2. Polman, R.C.J., Borkoles, E., Perissiou, M., & Kobayashi, K (2018). Effect of an 8-week free pre-prepared meals and prescribed exercise on weight loss in obese and overweight individuals: Healthy eating and living study (HEALS) randomised controlled trial. Thr1ve Plc.
  3. Plencnerova, P., Young, J., Watt, A., & Polman, R.C.J. (2015). School sport leadership program: Evaluation report. School Sport Victoria.
  4. Symons, C., O’Sullivan, G., Borkoles, E., Andersen, M.B., & Polman, R.C.J. (2014). The impact of homophobic bullying during sport and physical education participation on same-sex attracted and gender diverse young Australians’ depression and anxiety levels. Beyond Blue.
  5. Farrow, D., Polman, R.C.J., Berry, J., Watt, A., & Konjarski, L. (2012). Validation of ‘Playing for Life’ philosophy for children aged 5-12 years old. Report for Australian Sport Commission (RFT number 377/10).
  6. Eime, R.M., Harvey, J.T., Symons, C.M., Craike, M.J., Sawyer, N.A., Moore, M., Polman, R.C.J., & Payne, W.R. (2012). Factors influencing participation in physical activity and sport by adolescent females. A report to Sport and Recreation Victoria, Department of Planning & Community Development.
  7. Polman, R.C.J. & Moore, M. (2011). National sport participation literature review. Report for the Australian Sport Commission (ASC).
  8. Polman, R.C.J., Young, J., & Farrow, A. (2011). National sport and education literature review. Report for the Australian Sport Commission (ASC).