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Dr James Dimmock

Senior Lecturer
Exercise, Health and Sport Psychology

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Exercise, Health and Sport Psychology
The University of Western Australia (M408)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 1384
Fax
+61 8 6488 1039
Email
james.dimmock@uwa.edu.au

Senior Lecturer
Human Sciences, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Human Sciences
The University of Western Australia (M408)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 1384
Fax
+61 8 6488 1039
Email
james.dimmock@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BSc BCom PhD W.Aust.
Publications
Books/Book chapters/Book contributions:

Whipp, P., Elliott, B., Guelfi, K., Dimmock, J., Lay, B., & Landers, G. (2010). Physical education studies 2A-2B: A textbook for teachers and students. Perth, WA: UWA Press.

Whipp, P., Elliott, B., Guelfi, K., Dimmock, J., Lay, B., & Landers, G. (2011). Physical education studies 3A-3B: A textbook for teachers and students. Perth, WA: UWA Press.

Dimmock, J. A. (2014). Automaticity: Evaluative priming. In R. C. Eklund & G. T. Tenenbaum (Eds.), Encyclopedia of sport and exercise psychology. Sage Publishers.

Dimmock, J. A. (2014). Dual process theory. In R. C. Eklund and G. T. Tenenbaum (Eds.), Encyclopedia of sport and exercise psychology. Sage Publishers.

Whipp, P., Elliott, B., Guelfi, K., Dimmock, J., Lay, B., & Landers, G. (2015). Physical Education Studies 3A-3B: A textbook for teachers and students (2nd Ed.). Perth, WA: UWA Press.

Whipp, P., Elliott, B., Guelfi, K., Dimmock, J., Lay, B., & Landers, G. (2015). Physical Education Studies 2A-2B: A textbook for teachers and students (2nd Ed.). Perth, WA: UWA Press.

Jackson, B., Gucciardi, D. F., Hodge, K., & Dimmock, J. A. (2017). Commitment in sport and exercise: Implications for individual, group, and organizational functioning. In C. Wagstaff (Ed), The organizational psychology of sport: Key issues and practical applications (pp. 11-32). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Dimmock, J. A., & Jackson B. (in press). Principled negotiation in sport, exercise, and physical activity. In B. Jackson, J. Dimmock, & J. Compton (Eds.)(in press). Persuasion and communication in sport, exercise, and physical activity. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Jackson, B., Dimmock, J., & Compton, J. (Eds.)(in press). Persuasion and communication in sport, exercise, and physical activity. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Peer-reviewed publications

Wann, D. L., Dimmock, J. A., & Grove, J. R. (2003). Generalizing the team identification – psychological health model to a different sport and culture: The case of Australian Rules Football. Group Dynamics, 7, 289-296.

Dimmock, J. A., & Grove, J. R. (2005). The relationship of fan identification to determinants of aggression. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 17, 37-48.

Dimmock, J. A., Grove, J. R., & Eklund, R. C. (2005). Re-conceptualizing team identification: New dimensions and their relationship to intergroup bias. Group Dynamics, 9, 75-86.

Dimmock, J. A. & Grove, J. R. (2006). Identification with sport teams as a function of the search for certainty. Journal of Sports Sciences, 24, 1203-1211.

Reid, M., Crespo, M., Atienza, F., & Dimmock, J. (2007). Tournament structure and nations’ success in women’s professional tennis. Journal of Sports Sciences, 25, 1221-1228.

Reid, M., Crespo, M., Santilli, L., Miley, D., & Dimmock, J. (2007). The importance of the ITF junior boys’ circuit in professional tennis player development. Journal of Sports Sciences, 25, 667-672.

Dimmock, J. A., & Gucciardi, D. F. (2008). The utility of modern theories of intergroup bias for research on antecedents to team identification. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 9, 284-300.

Gucciardi, D. F., & Dimmock, J. A. (2008). Choking under pressure in sensorimotor skills: Conscious processing or depleted attentional resources? Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 9, 45-59.

Gucciardi, D. F., Gordon, S., & Dimmock, J. A. (2008). Towards an understanding of mental toughness in Australian Rules football. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 20, 261-281.

Gucciardi, D. F., Gordon, S., & Dimmock, J. A. (2009). Development and preliminary validation of a mental toughness inventory for Australian football. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 10, 201-209.

Banting, L. K., Dimmock, J. A., & Lay, B. (2009). The role of implicit and explicit components of exerciser self-schema in the prediction of exercise behaviour. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 10, 80-86.

Dimmock, J. A., Hallett, B. E., & Grove, J. R. (2009). Attitudes toward overweight individuals among fitness center employees: An examination of contextual effects. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80, 641-647.

Gucciardi, D. F., Gordon, S., & Dimmock, J. A. (2009). Advancing mental toughness research and theory using personal construct psychology. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2, 54-72.

Dimmock, J. A., & Banting, L. K. (2009). The influence of implicit cognitive processes on physical activity: How the theory of planned behavior and self-determination theory can provide a platform for our understanding. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2, 3-22.

Gucciardi, D. F., Gordon, S., & Dimmock, J. A. (2009). Evaluation of a mental toughness training program for youth-aged Australian footballers: I. A quantitative analysis. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 21, 307-323.

Gucciardi, D. F., Gordon, S., & Dimmock, J. A. (2009). Evaluation of a mental toughness training program for youth-aged Australian footballers: II. A qualitative analysis. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 21, 324-339.

Dimmock, J. A. (2009). The influence of assimilation and differentiation needs on sport team preferences: The quest for optimal distinctiveness. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 40, 392-402.

Gucciardi, D.F., Gordon, S., Dimmock, J.A., & Mallett, C.J. (2009). Understanding the coach’s role in the development of mental toughness: Perspectives of elite Australian football coaches. Journal of Sports Sciences, 27, 1483-1496.

Gucciardi, D., Longbottom, J-L., Jackson, B., & Dimmock, J. (2010). Experienced golfers’ perspectives on choking under pressure. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 32, 61-83.

Theodorakis, N. D., Dimmock, J., Wann, D., & Barlas, A. (2010). Psychometric evaluation of the Team Identification Scale among Greek sport fans: A cross-validation approach. European Sport Management Quarterly, 10, 289-305.

Longbottom, J-L., Grove, J. R., & Dimmock, J. A. (2010). An examination of perfectionism traits and physical activity motivation. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 11, 574-581.

Jackson, B., Dimmock, J., Gucciardi, D., & Grove, J. (2010). Relationship commitment in athletic dyads: Actor and partner effects for big five self-and-other ratings. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 641-648.

Podlog, L., Dimmock, J., & Miller, J. (2011). A review of return to sport concerns following injury rehabilitation: Practitioner strategies for enhancing recovery outcomes. Physical Therapy in Sport, 12, 36-42.

Jackson, B., Dimmock, J. A., Gucciardi, D. F., & Grove, J. R. (2011). Personality traits and relationship perceptions in coach-athlete dyads: Do opposites really attract? Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 12, 222-230.

Jackson, B., Gucciardi, D. F., & Dimmock, J. A. (2011). Tripartite efficacy profiles: A cluster analytic investigation of athletes' perceptions of their relationship with their coach. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 33, 394-415.

Banting, L. K., Dimmock, J. A., & Grove, J. R. (2011). The impact of automatically activated motivation on exercise-related outcomes. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 33, 569-585.

Podlog, L., Kleinert, J., Dimmock, J., Miller, J., & Shipherd, M. (2012). A parental perspective on adolescent injury recovery and return to sport experiences. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 24, 175-190.

Longbottom, J-L., Grove, J. R., & Dimmock, J. A. (2012). Trait perfectionism, self-determination, and self-presentation processes in relation to exercise behavior. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 13, 224-235.

Jackson, B., & Dimmock, J. A. (2012). When working hard and working out go hand in hand: Generality between undergraduates' academic- and exercise-related self-regulatory efficacy beliefs. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 13, 418-426.

Jackson, B., Dimmock, J. A., Taylor, I. M., & Hagger, M. S. (2012). The tripartite efficacy framework in client-therapist rehabilitation interactions: Implications for relationship quality and client engagement. Rehabilitation Psychology, 57, 308-319.

Dimmock, J. A., Jackson, B., & Clarke, D. (2013). "Warm interactions" and "cold streaks": The influence of temperature word primes on interpersonal warmth and competence-related outcomes in a dyadic sport task. Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology, 2, 102-116.

Dimmock, J. A., Jackson, B., Podlog, L., & Magaraggia, C. (2013). The effect of variety expectations on interest, enjoyment, and locus of causality in exercise. Motivation and Emotion, 37, 146-153.

Jackson, B., Whipp, P. R., Chua, K. L. P., Dimmock, J. A., & Hagger, M. S. (2013). Students' tripartite efficacy beliefs in high school physical education: Within and cross-domain relations with motivational processes and leisure-time physical activity outcomes. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, 72-84.

Podlog, L., Lochbaum, M., Kleinert, J., Dimmock, J., Newton, M., & Schulte, S. (2013). The relationship between self-presentation concerns and pre-game affect among adolescent football players. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 2, 168-175.

Williams, N., Whipp, P. R., Jackson, B., & Dimmock, J. A. (2013). Relatedness support and the retention of young female golfers. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 25, 412-430.

How, Y. M., Whipp, P., Jackson, B., & Dimmock, J. A. (2013). The effects of choice on autonomous motivation, perceived autonomy support, and physical activity levels in physical education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 32, 131-148.

Magaraggia, C., Dimmock, J. A., & Jackson, B. (2013). The effect of learning climate on snack consumption and ego depletion among undergraduate students. Appetite, 69, 174-179.

Dimmock, J. A., Jackson, B., Clear, S., & Law, K. H. (2013). Matching temporal frame to recipients' time orientation in exercise messaging: Does argument quality matter? Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14, 804-812.

Hagger, M. S., Keatley, D. A., Chan, D. K. C., Chatzisarantis, N. L.. D., Dimmock, J. A., Jackson, B., & Ntoumanis, N. (2014). The goose is (half) cooked: A consideration of the mechanisms and interpersonal context is needed to elucidate the effects of personal financial incentives on health behaviour. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 21, 197-201.

Thienot, E., Dimmock, J., Jackson, B., Grove, R., Bernier, M., & Fournier, J. (2014). Development and preliminary validation of the Mindfulness Inventory for Sport. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 15, 72-80.

Jackson, B., Gucciardi, D. F., & Dimmock, J. A. (2014). Toward a multidimensional model of athletes' commitment to coach-athlete relationships and interdependent sport teams: A substantive-methodological synergy. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 36, 52-68.

Magaraggia, C., Dimmock, J. A., & Jackson, B. (2014). Motivational priming as a strategy for maximizing exercise outcomes: Effects on exercise goals and engagement. Journal of Sports Sciences, 32, 826-835.

Chan, D. K. C., Hardcastle, S. J., Lentillon-Kaestner, V., Donovan, R. J., Dimmock, J. A., & Hagger, M. S. (2014). Athletes’ beliefs about and attitudes towards taking banned performance-enhancing substances: A qualitative study. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 3(4), 241-257.

Jackson, B., Gucciardi, D. F., Lonsdale, C., Whipp, P. R., & Dimmock, J. A. (2014). "I think they believe in me": The predictive effects of teammate- and classmate-focused relation-inferred self-efficacy in sport and physical activity settings. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 36, 486-505.

Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., Dimmock, J., & Jackson, B. (2014). Predictable mispredictions in the context of physical activity and sport. Australian Psychologist, 49(6), 369-373.

Waterworth, P., Rosenberg, M., Braham, R., Pescud, M., & Dimmock, J. (2014). The effect of social support on the health of Indigenous Australians in a metropolitan community. Social Science & Medicine, 119, 139-146.

Chan, D. K. C., Donovan, R. J., Lentillon-Kaestner, V., Hardcastle, S. J., Dimmock, J. A., Keatley, D. A., & Hagger, M. S. (2014). Young athletes’ awareness and monitoring of avoiding taking banned performance enhancing substances in daily life: Effects of motives and intentions. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, DOI: 10.1111/sms.12362

Chan, D. K. C., Dimmock, J. A., Donovan, R. J., Lentillon-Kaestner, V., Hardcastle, S., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Self-determined motivation in sport predicts motivation and intention of anti-doping behaviors: A perspective from the trans-contextual model. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 18, 315-322.

Dimmock, J. A., Chazisarantis, N. L. D., Podlog, L., Martin, T. L., Iriye, H. M., & Jackson, B. (2015). Seek, and you will find: The influence of expectations on evaluations of physical activity. Australian Psychologist, 50, 173-181.

Shaykevich, A., Grove, J. R., Jackson, B., Landers, G., & Dimmock, J. (2015). Auditory feedback improves heart rate moderation during moderate intensity exercise. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 47(5), 1046-1051.

Chan, D. K. C., Hardcastle, S., Dimmock, J. A., Lentillon-Kaestner, V., Donovan, R. J., Burgin, M., & Hagger, M. S., (2015). Modal salient belief and social cognitive variables of anti-doping behaviors in sport: Examining an extended model of the theory of planned behavior. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 16(2), 164-174.

Halse, R. E., Wallman, K. E., Dimmock, J. A., Newnham, J. P., & Guelfi, K. J. (2015). Home-based exercise improves fitness and exercise attitude and intention in GDM women. Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, 47(8), 1698-1704.

Howle, T., Jackson, B., Conroy, D., & Dimmock, J. (2015). Winning friends and influencing people: Self-presentation motives in physical activity settings. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/1750984X.2014.991346

Whipp, P. R., Jackson, B., Dimmock, J. A., & Soh, J. (2015). The effects of formalised and trained non-reciprocal peer teaching on psychosocial, behavioural, pedagogical, and motor learning outcomes in physical education. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 149.

Howle, T., Dimmock, J. A., Whipp, P. R., & Jackson, B. (2015). The Self-presentation Motives for Physical Activity Questionnaire: Instrument development and preliminary construct validity evidence. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 37(3), 225-243.

Sparks, C., Dimmock, J. A., Whipp, P., Lonsdale, C., & Jackson, B. (2015). "Getting connected": High school physical education teacher behaviours that facilitate students' relatedness support perceptions. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 4(3), 219-236.

Chan, D. K. C., Lentillon-Kaestner, V., Dimmock, J. A., Donovan, R. J., Keatley, D. A., Hardcastle, S. J., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Self-control, self-regulation, and doping in sport: A test of the strength-energy model. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 37(2), 199-206.

Jackson, B., Compton, J., Whiddett, R., Anthony, D. R., & Dimmock, J. A. (2015). Preempting performance challenges: The effects of inoculation messaging on attacks to task self-efficacy. PLoS ONE, 10(4): e0124886.

Dimmock, J., Guelfi, K., West, J., Masih, T., & Jackson, B. (2015). Does motivation for exercise influence post-exercise snacking behavior? Nutrients, 7, 4804-4816.

Howle, T. C., Dimmock, J. A., Whipp, P. R., & Jackson, B. (2015). Moving to self-present: An investigation into proposed antecedents of 2x2 self-presentation motives. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 37, 547-558.

Waterworth, P., Pescud, M., Braham, R., Dimmock, J., & Rosenberg, M. (2015). Factors influencing the health behaviour of Indigenous Australians: Perspectives from support people. PLoS ONE, 10(11), e0142323.

Guelfi, K. J., Wang, C., Dimmock, J. A., Jackson, B., Newnham, J. P., & Yang, H. (2015). A comparison of beliefs about exercise during pregnancy between Chinese and Australian pregnant women. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 15, 345.

Chan, D. K. C., Ntoumanis, N., Gucciardi, D. F., Donovan, R. J., Dimmock, J. A., Hardcastle, S. J., & Hagger, M. S. (2016). What if it really was an accident? The psychology of unintentional doping. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 50(15), 898-899.

Romyn, G., Robey, E., Dimmock, J. A., Halson, S. L., & Peeling, P. (2016). Sleep, anxiety, and electronic device use by athletes in the training and competition environments. European Journal of Sport Science, 16(3), 301-308.

Howle, T., Dimmock, J., & Jackson, B. (2016). Relations between self-efficacy beliefs, self-presentation motives, personal task goals, and performance on endurance-based physical activity tasks. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 22, 149-159.

Compton, J., Jackson, B., & Dimmock, J. A. (2016). Persuading others to avoid persuasion: Inoculation theory and resistant health attitudes. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 122.

Rebar, A. L., Dimmock, J. A., Jackson, B., Rhodes, R. E., Kates, A., Starling, J., & Vandelanotte, C. (2016). A systematic review of the effects of non-conscious regulatory processes in physical activity. Health Psychology Review, 10(4), 395-407.

Howle, T. C., Jackson, B., & Dimmock, J. A. (2016). On the formation of favourable impressions: Associations between self-presentation motives, task behaviour, and others' evaluations of the self in a team-sport setting. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 26, 40-47.

Sparks, C., Dimmock, J., Lonsdale, C., & Jackson, B. (2016). Modeling indicators and outcomes of students' perceived relatedness support in high school physical education. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 26, 71-82.

Waterworth, P., Dimmock, J., Pescud, M., Braham, M., & Rosenberg, M. (2016). Factors affecting Indigenous West Australians' health behavior: Indigenous perspectives. Qualitative Health Research, 26(1), 55-68.

Rebar, A. L., Schoeppe, S., Alley, S., Short, C. E., Dimmock, J. A., Jackson, B., Conroy, D. E., Rhodes, R. E., & Vandelanotte, C. (2016). Automatic evaluation stimuli - The most frequently used words to describe physical activity and the pleasantness of physical activity. Frontiers in Psychology, 7: 1277.

Dimmock, J. A., Gagne, M., Proud, L., Howle, T. C., Rebar, A. L., & Jackson, B. (2016). An exercise in resistance: Inoculation messaging as a strategy for protecting motivation during a monotonous and controlling exercise class. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 38(6), 567-578.

Jackson, B., Compton, J., Thornton, A. L., & Dimmock, J. A. (2017). Re-thinking anxiety: Using inoculation messages to reduce and reinterpret public speaking fears. PLoS ONE, 12(1): e0169972.

Beer, N. J., Dimmock, J. A., Jackson, B., & Guelfi, K. J. (in press). Providing choice in exercise influences food intake at the subsequent meal. Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise.

Chan, D. K. C., Keatley, D. A., Tang, T. C. W., Dimmock, J. A., & Hagger, M. S. (in press). Implicit versus explicit attitude to doping: Which better predicts athletes' vigilance towards unintentional doping? Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.

Sparks, C., Lonsdale, C., Dimmock, J. A., & Jackson, B. (in press). An intervention to improve teachers’ interpersonally-involving instructional practices in high school physical education: Implications for student relatedness support and in-class experiences. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.

West, J., Guelfi, K. J., Dimmock, J. A., & Jackson, B. (in press). "I deserve a treat": Exercise motivation as a predictor of post-exercise dietary licensing beliefs and implicit associations toward unhealthy snacks. Psychology of Sport and Exercise.

Masih, T., Dimmock, J., Epel, E. S., & Guelfi, K. J. (in press). Stress-induced eating and the relaxation response as a potential antidote: A review and hypothesis. Appetite.

More, A., Jackson, B., Dimmock, J. A., Thornton, A. L., Colthart, A., & Furzer, B. (in press). Exercise in the treatment of youth substance use disorders: Review and recommendations. Frontiers in Psychology.
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