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- Adjunct Associate Professor Eric Brymer
- Discipline *
- Human Movement and Sports Science, Psychology
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PhD (University of Wollongong), MSc (Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (University of Liverpool), Grad Cert (Teaching in Higher Education) (University of Wales), Grad Cert (Business) (University of Wollongong), Sports Science (Liverpool Polytechnic)
- Professional memberships
Member of the Australian Psychological Society
adventure, ecopsychology, ecotherapy, extreme sports, health behaviour change, leadership, nature-based experiences, phenomenology, wellness interventions
Research interests I have a particular interest in adventure sports, health behaviour change and the development of interventions for positive lifestyles. Specifically wellness interventions, mindfulness and the health benefits of the human-natural world relationship. Current projects include psycotherapeutic learning, nature-based interventions, leadership, adventure, wellbeing, extreme sports, phenomenology, ecopsychology and ecotherapy.
My main focus areas are wellness, wellness process and strategies, health and wellness coaching, ecopsychology, experiential learning, performance and exercise psychology.
Most recently as a consultant specialising in nature-based experiences and adventure in India
- Brymer E, Gray T, (2010) Developing an intimate ''relationship'' with nature through extreme sports participation, Leisure p361-374
- Brymer EG, Gray T, Cotton W, (2011) Outdoor experiential training as a medium for the development of today's leaders, Journal of Spirituality, Leadership and Management p58-66
- Brymer EG, Renshaw I, (2010) An introduction to the constraints-led approach to learning in outdoor education, Australian Journal of Outdoor Education p33-41
- Brymer EG, Gray T, Cotton W, Carpenter C, (2010) Ecological leadership: A new perspective on leadership, Journal of Spirituality, Leadership and Management (SLaM) p84-94
- Brymer EG, (2010) Skill development in canoeing and kayaking: An individualised approach, Motor Learning in Practice: A Constraints-Led Approach p152-160
- Brymer E, Gray T, Carpenter C, Cotton W, (2010) Profiling outdoor leadership, The Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership p93-108
- Brymer E, (2010) Risk taking in Extreme Sports: A phenomenological perspective, Annals of Leisure Research p218-239
- Brymer EG, Cuddihy TF, Sharma-Brymer V, (2010) The role of nature-based experiences in the development and maintenance of Wellness, Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education (formally ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal) p21-27
- Brymer E, Gray T, (2009) Dancing with nature: Rhythm and harmony in Extreme Sport participation, Journal of Adventure Education & Outdoor Learning p135-149
- Brymer E, (2009) Extreme sports as a facilitator of ecocentricity and positive life changes, World Leisure Journal p47-53
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