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Jamie Sims

Programme Leader for Community Sport Coaching

j.sims@chi.ac.uk | +44 (0) 1243 816229

Personal Introduction

Jamie lectures part-time at Chichester, spending the remainder of the week completing a research degree in Public Health at Oxford.

He works as a coach education and assessment consultant for Badminton England and is responsible for both player and coach development across Wiltshire.

Prior to commencing work at Chichester Jamie had worked as a sport development manager in the private leisure industry and within psychological service provision for the NHS.

Personal Education

BSc Hons (Bournemouth); MSc (Essex); MSc (Chichester)

Current Teaching & Responsibilities

For the current academic year, Jamie will be responsible for the following modules:

  • Coaching Psychology (SDM506)
  • Advanced Coaching Psychology (SDM613)
  • Researching Sport – Quantitative Research Methods (SDM501)

Research and Consultancy

  • Behavioural epidemiology and public health
  • Psychological aspects of physical activity
  • Chronic disease modelling
  • Coach education and effectiveness
  • Coach Educator for BADMINTON England (IAPS and CTS)
  • UKCC L3 qualification of coaching badminton
  • Wiltshire juniors squad coach

Publications & Presentations

Sims, J., Scarborough, P. & Foster, C. (2015) The effectiveness if interventions on sustained childhood physical activity: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132935

Sims, J. & Crisp, P. (2015) Sportivate – best practice and support: An Active Sussex case study. Commissioned programme evaluation.

The differential effects of motivation and attitude on formal and informal exercise behaviour. Presentation - Research and Scholarship Conference. (2012).

Conradie, L.J. & Sims, J. (2002). Community clinical neuropsychology services: Developing community head injury registers. Clinical Psychology, 14, 28-30.

Sims, J. (2002). The ethics of prospective assessment for dementia in people with Downs syndrome. Clinical Psychology, 13, 30-33.