Martin Dixon is a lecturer specializing in motor learning, sport coaching, and research methods. Having coached in a range of elite youth and college environments, his teaching is underpinned by a wealth of practical experience and is informed by his research into sports coaching, stress, and reflective practice.
- MSc Coaching Science. University of the West of England.
- BSc Sport and Exercise Science. Nottingham Trent University.
He is currently studying for a PhD at Staffordshire University in the UK. His project examines sport coaches’ experiences of stress, and coaches' use of reflection to manage performance demands.
Dixon, M., & Bolter, N. B. (2023). Collegiate coaches’ reflective inquiry processes to manage performance demands. International Sport Coaching Journal, (aop), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1123/iscj.2022-0045
Dixon, M., Lee, C., & Corrigan, C. (2021). ‘We were all looking at them quite critically’: collaborative reflection on a university-based coach education program. Reflective Practice, 22(2), 203-218. https://doi.org/10.1080/14623943.2021.1873759
Dixon, M., & Turner, M. J. (2018). Stress appraisals of UK soccer academy coaches: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health,10(5), 620-634. https://doi.org/10.1080/2159676X.2018.1464055
Dixon, M., Turner, M. J., & Gillman, J. (2017). Examining the relationships between challenge and threat cognitive appraisals and coaching behaviours in football coaches. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(24), 2446-2452. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1273538
- KIN 570: Directed Coaching Experience
- KIN 486: Motor Learning
- KIN 384: Research Methods in Kinesiology (GWAR)
- KIN 331: Peak Performance