Professor Lane has published over 125 peer refereed articles, authored 2 books, and given numerous presentations. His recent work has been part of a 4-year project on emotion regulation on others and self that culminated in an online project in conjunction with the BBC fronted by former athlete Michael Johnson. The project “can you compete” examines the effects of emotion regulation strategies on emotions and performance has had over 100,000 participants. He actively seeks to transfer his work to practice and the University of Wolverhampton estimate his media exposure to be worth of £1 million in the last 3 years.
Sport is associated with intense emotions. This webinar looks at emotions and emotion regulation in athletes. Split into two parts, in first part the focus is on what emotions athletes want to feel, how they get into this psychological state, and how a practitioner might assist with this process. The second part will look at interpersonal emotion regulation; that is trying to change the emotions of someone else. It will describe how the emotions of one person influence the emotions of someone else, and emotion regulation strategies that could be used. The presentation draws from a four-year project funded called Emotion Regulation of Others and Self.
Learning Outcomes of the Webinar:
-Identify emotions associated with best and worst performance and examine how one might go about identifying these.
-Describe self-regulating strategies
-Describe ways in which to use practitioners to develop interventions to help athletes manage unwanted emotions
-Describe how one’s own emotions can influence the emotions of someone else
-Describe strategies designed to regulate emotions in someone else