Louise Davis is an associate professor (docent) within the Department of psychology and sits within the sport and physical activity profile group. Louise received a BSc (honours) in sport and exercise science and an MSc in sport and exercise psychology from Bangor University, Wales, UK. Louise received her PHD (social psychology of sport) in 2012 from Loughborough university and is also a qualified teacher of higher education and a member of the higher education Academy (HEA).
Louise’s research interests lie in social and developmental psychology with focus on the role of parents, coaches and peers. Currently Louise has a post doc fellowship with the Swedish research council for sports science (Centrum för idrottsforskning) and collaborates with Riksidrottforbundet on coaching related research. Louise teaches across programs on the psychologist program (PP & PPID), the coaching program and the sport physiologist program.