CURRICULUM VITAE

DR PATSY TREMAYNE

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

 

Academic Qualifications

 

PhD (UNSW), “Repression and Anxiety in Gymnasts: A Psychophysiological Study”, 1990.

MA (Sport Psychology) (Summa Cum Laude) (CSULB), 1982

BA (Summa Cum Laude) California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), 1980 (Physical Education/Psychology).

 

Awards

 

  • Australian Psychological Society Award of Distinction for services to sport psychology, awarded by the APS College of Sport Psychologists in October, 2007.
  • Science Direct. A 2001 research article selected as one of the “25 hottest papers” during 2006 for the International Journal of Psychophysiology.
  • 2012 –  Commemorative Certificate to recognize commitment to the Australian Psychological Society over a period of at least 20 years.

 

Academic Experience

 

2010-present        Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences & Psychology, University of Western Sydney

2000-2010            Associate Professor, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney (UWS)

2001-2005            Adjunct Associate Professor, Psychology, University of Canberra.

2000-2003           Regional Head, School of Psychology, UWS.

1999-2000            Head, Dept of Sport Studies, UWS

1998-2005             Director, Master of Sport Psychology Degree Program, UWS.

1996-1998              Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Sport Studies, UWS.

1990-1993              Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Education, University of NSW.

1993-1995              Senior Lecturer and Honours Coordinator, School of Education University of Sydney.

1986-1993              Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, UWS.

 

MEMBERSHIPS OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

 

Full member, International Organization of Psychophysiology

Psychological Board of Australia (Regn. No. PSY 0001137038).

Full member, Australian Psychological Society (Regn. No. 017187).

Foundation member, APS College of Sport and Exercise Psychologists.

Full Member, International Society for Sport Psychology

Full Member, Association for Applied Sport Psychology.

Member, North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.

Member, Sports Medicine Australia (former Council Member and Education Officer).

 

CONSULTANCIES

 

2019                  Invited Speaker, Westmead Haematology Journal Club, July 2.

2019                  Guest Speaker, GP Synergy, Training the Trainers, July 3.

2019                  Canberra Hospital Intensive Care Dept. Primary Trainees. June 18

2019                  Guest Speaker, CICM, Exam Preparation, Rydges Airport Hotel, June 19.

2019                  Invited Speaker, Royal Australia & NZ College of Radiologists, Phase 2 Exam Preparation, May 17.

2019                  Invited consultant, Advanced Medical Trainee Sessions, Westmead Hospital, January 18, April 10

2019                  Invited speaker, Auckland Anaesthesia Course, Part 1, March 25-27.

2018                  Invited speaker, Royal Australia & NZ College of Radiologists, Phase 2 Exam Preparation, May 18.

2017                  Invited speaker, Australia & NZ College of Anaesthetists Conference, on Mindfulness, Brisbane Convention Centre, May 12

2017                  Guest lecturer Prince of Wales Hospital, Exam Preparation for Physicians, May 24

2017                  Guest lecturer, RPA Hospital, Exam preparation for Physicians, June 1

2016                  Invited Speaker, Australia & NZ College of Anaesthetists, for supervisors of training, on Failure rate of Primary Anaesthetic trainees, November

2015-present   Keynote speaker, College of Intensive Care Medicine Trainee Workshop,

2014                  Invited Faculty, Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Queensland, Trainee Workshop

2014                  Surgical Interview Training Workshops, Department of Surgery, Canberra Hospital, June 14, 2014

2013-present   Guest lecturer, Australia and New Zealand College of Physicians, Concord Hospital, Trainee Workshops

2011-2017         Guest lecturer, Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, RPA Hospital, Part I and Part II Refresher Courses

2012                  Invited Faculty and Keynote Speaker, Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, Trainee Week in Geelong, Vic.

2011                   University of Queensland, APAC Assessor for the Sport Psychology stream of the Masters Degree in Applied Psychology

2011                   Lecturer at the inaugural Sunshine Coast Anaesthetic s Course for Rural and Regional Trainees throughout Australia

2008-present  Faculty member and presenter, The Canberra ICU Course, candidates from Australia, New Zealand, and SE Asia.

2007-2015        NSW Institute of Sport, Psychology Coordinator, Elite Athlete Service Provider, Commonwealth Games, Olympic Games & World Cup

2005-2009       State Psychology Consultant, Sydney SWANS, on behalf of Australian Football League Players Association.

2000-2005       Member, Organizing Committee for 2005 International Society for Sport Psychology Conference, Darling Harbour Convention Centre, Sydney

2005-2008        Chairperson, NSW College of Sport Psychologists (also 1997-2003).

2003                  Assessor, Victoria University, Footscray, Masters in Sport Psychology Program

2003                  Assessor, University of Wollongong, School of Psychology

2002-2009        Faculty member, University of New South Wales Sports Medicine Program

1999-2004         Psychologist, Australian Women’s Water Polo Team.

1998-2006         Professional Development Convenor and Executive Committee Member, APS College of Sport Psychologists.

1998-2000         Organizer of Paralympic involvement for UWS, Macarthur, postgraduate students and staff in sport psychology

1997-2008         Supervision of postgraduate students in one-on-one consultancies with athletes from the Southwest Academy of Sport

1997-2016          Stress management workshops for John Hunter Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Westmead Hospital – surgeons, physicians, intensivists, and anaesthetists Part I and Part II candidates.

1996-2012         Service Provider, Olympic Athlete Program

1995                   Sport Psychologist, Australian Team, World University Games, Fukuoka, Japan

1984-present    Sport and performance psychology private practice – specializing in performance enhancement with elite athletes, medical doctors, lawyers, professional dancers, actors, singers, airline pilots, and musicians.

1984-2008        Sports Medicine Australia, consultant in sport psychology

1986-present    Consultant to Levels 1,2, and 3 sport psychology courses in National Coaching Accreditation Schemes for various sports

1987                  Fitness consultant, National Heart Foundation Food and Fitness Calendar.

1987                  Selection Consultant, Australian RollerSkating Association.

1986                  Lewisham Sports Medicine Clinic – consultancies with athletes, specialist doctors, and corporate executives.

1985                  Exercise Consultant, Kellogg’s Australia Pty. Ltd., devising, scripting and supervising exercise program for Kellogg Fun & Fitness Calendar, 1985.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Articles in International Refereed Journals

 

  • Nolan, K.A., Newbery, G., Tremayne, K., Tremayne, P. (2019). Overconfident incompetents and humble champions: Revealing the ‘Dunning-Kruger Effect’ within a physical domain. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Haddad, K., & Tremayne, P. (2009). “The effectiveness of centering on free throw shooting percentage with young athletes”. The Sport Psychologist, 1, 118-136.
  • Tremayne, P. & Ballinger, D. (2008). “Performance enhancement for ballroom dancers: Psychological perspectives”. The Sport Psychologist, 22, 90-108.
  • Tremayne, & Barry, R.J. (2001) Elite pistol shooters: Physiological patterning of best versus worst shots. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 41, 19-29, d.o.i. 10/1016/S0167-8760(00)00175-6
  • Marsh, H.W., Richards, G.E., Johnson, S., Roche, L., & Tremayne, P. (1994). Physical self-description questionnaire: Psychometric properties and a multitrait-multimethod analysis of relations to existing instruments. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 16, 270-305, d.o.i. 10.1177/1356336X04040621
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J. (1994). Repressive Defensiveness and Trait Anxiety Effects in an Orienting Task with a Manipulation of Embarrassment. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping, 7, 35-52, d.o.i. 10.1080/106158001408248392
  • Barry, R.J. & Tremayne, P. (1992). Repression of anxiety as a defence mechanism in stressful situations: An investigation of autonomic data. An invited paper in a special Monograph issue devoted to cognitive strategies in situations of stress. Comunicazioni Scientifiche di Psicologia Generale, 7, 33-56.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J., (1990). Applied orienting response research: Some examples (with a comment by E.N. Sokolov). Pavlovian Journal of Biological Science, 25,132-141.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J., (1990). State changes due to mental imagery as a function of anxiety and defensiveness. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 7, 413-415.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J., (1990). Repression of Anxiety and its effects upon psychophysiplogical responses to relevant and irrelevant stimuli in competitive gymnasts. Journal of Exercise and Sport Psychology, 12, 327-352..
  • Barry, R.J. & Tremayne, P., (1988). Separation of components in the evoked cardiac response under processing load, Journal of Psychophysiology, 259-264.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J., (1988). An application of Psychophysiology in Sports Psychology: heart rate responses to relevant and irrelevant stimuli as a function of anxiety and defensiveness in elite gymnasts. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 6, 1-8, d.o.i. 10.1016/0167-8760(88)90029-3

 

Abstracts and Refereed Published Conference Papers

 

  • Newbery, G. & Tremayne, P. (2019). The Dunning-Kruger Effect: Have we been too ‘mean’ to the ‘incompetents’. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, [Digital Proceedings], (ISSN # 1541-5899), Jan. 10-12.
  • Newbery.G. & Tremayne, P. (2018). The Emotion-Performance Relationship Revisited. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii [Digital Proceedings]. (ISSN # 1541-5899), Jan. 10-12.
  • Newbery, G. & Tremayne, P. (2017). The Emotion-Performance Relationship: Imagining that Happy Place. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii (Digital Proceedings).
  • Newbery. G. & Tremayne, P. (2016). Examining the efficacy of mental skills training for the promotion of academic resilience in higher education. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, [Digital Proceedings], (ISSN # 1541-5899), Jan. 9-12
  • Tremayne, P. (2016). Discussant – Current EEG state impacts ERP components and behaviour. International Journal of Psychophysiology. Proceedings of the 18th World Congress of Psychophysiology, Havana, Cuba Aug.31 to September 4.   doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2016.07.137
  • Tremayne, P. 2016). Discussant – Understanding ERP components and behaviour in two-choice paradigms. International Journal of Psychophysiology. Proceedings of the 18th World Congress of Psychophysiology, Havana, Cuba Aug.31 to September 4.    doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2016.07.115
  • Newbery, G. & Tremayne, P. (2015). Psychological Skills Training (PST) for the promotion of student engagement in higher education. Proceedings of the 14th European Sport Psychology Conference, Bern, Switzerland. July 14-19.
  • Newbery, G. & Tremayne, P. (2015). The Effect of Psychological Skills Training (PST) on Student Engagement in Higher Education. Paper submitted for the Proceedings of the 13th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, Jan. 10-13.
  • Newbery, G. & Tremayne, P. (2014). Do psychological skills promote student engagement and quality learning at university? Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology, Las Vegas, USA, October 15-18.
  • Andersen, M., Tremayne, P., Zizzi, S., Mannion, J. (2011). Presence, Attunement and Resonance Times Three: Mindfulness for Athletes, Practitioners, and Supervisors.  Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology, Hawaii, USA, September 14-17
  • Tremayne, P. & Rowe, Clare. Z. (2010). Improving posture and artistic merit in ballroom dancers through the use of imagery. Proceedings of the 8th
    Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii [CD-ROM], (ISSN #1541-5899), Jan. 13-16
  • Tremayne, P. & Krilich, L. (2009). The effect of imagery on tap dance performance. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii [CD-ROM], (ISSN # 1541-5899), Jan. 9-12
  • Tremayne, P. & Ballinger, D. (2007). Dancing smarter not harder: Mental Skills for competitive ballroom dancers. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii [CD-ROM], 12-15 January, ISSN 1541-5899
  • Tremayne, P. & Craven, R. (2006). Senior registrars: From failure to success in examinations. Proceedings of the 4th International Biennial SELF Research Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 23-26 July, 2006.
  • Tremayne, P. (2005). The successful use of performance enhancement techniques with medical practitioners.  In T, Morris, P. Terry, S. Gordon, S. Hanrahan, L. Ievleva, G. Kolt, & P. Tremayne (Eds.) Promoting Health and Performance for Life: Proceedings of the ISSP 11th World Congress of Sport Psychology [CD-ROM], 15-19 August, 2005, Sydney: International Society of Sport Psychology. ISBN: 1 877040363
  • Tremayne, P., Murphy, S., & Sharp, L. (2005). Sport Psychology Consulting Across Domains: Similarities & Differences. In T, Morris, P. Terry, S. Gordon, S. Hanrahan, L. Ievleva, G. Kolt, and P. Tremayne (Eds.) Promoting Health and Performance for Life: Proceedings of the ISSP 11th World Congress of Sport Psychology [CD-ROM].  15-19 August, 2005, Sydney: International Society of Sport Psychology. ISBN: 1 877040 36 3.
  • Burden, S.A., Tremayne, P. & Marsh, H.W. (2004). Impact of an elite sport lifestyle on educational choices and career outcomes”. Proceedings of the 3rd International Biennial SELF Research Conference [CD-ROM]. 4-7 July, 2004, ISBN 1-74108073-8.
  • Burden, S.A., Tremayne, P., & Marsh, H.W. (2004). “Self-esteem as an adaptive resource during a transitional event”. Proceedings of the 3rd International Biennial SELF Research Conference [CD-ROM]. 4-7 July, 2004.  ISBN 1-74108073-8.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J. (2000). Performance and patterning of autonomic indices in elite pistol shooters. Abstracts, International Journal of Psychophysiology, 33, p.74, February, 2000.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R. (2000). Performance and patterning of autonomic indices in elite pistol shooters. Abstracts. 10th World Congress of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, Sydney, Australia, 8-13 February 2000.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J. (1996).  Elite Pistol Shooters: Physiological Patterning of Best versus Worst Shots. Conference Proceedings: International Congress on Sport Psychology, pp. 134-135.
  • Tremayne, P., & Moroney, R. (1994). “The effects of cardiac biofeedback in pistol shooting performance”. Abstracts, International Federation of Sports Medicine Scientific Congress, Oct. 5-9, pp.220-221.
  • Tremayne, P., Barry, R.J. & Burke, S. (1992). “Development of Autonomic Patterning in Novice Pistol Shooters”. Abstracts, International Federation of Sports Medicine Scientific Congress, p.116, March, 1992.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J. (1991). “Psychophysiological effects of repression and imagery”. The 18th ACHPER National International Conference Abstracts, p.39.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J. (1989). Defensiveness and its effects on self-reported anxiety levels. Proceedings of the 7th World Congress in Sport Psychology, Singapore, August, 1989, 137-138.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J. (1989). “Psychophysiological Effects of Repression”. Society for Psychophysiological Research Abstracts, S61. Also abstracted in Psychophysiology 26, 4A, August 1989.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, RJ. (1988). “Physiological responses to innocuous stimuli: Anxiety and task effects”. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 1987 and abstracted in Psychophysiology.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R. J. (1988). “A cardiac and electrodermal study of the allocation of attention in high- and low-anxious gymnasts”. Paper presented to the 17th ACHPER National Biennial Conference, Canberra, Jan. 10-14, 1988, and abstracted in the Conference Proceedings.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J., (1988). “State changes due to mental imagery as a function of anxiety and defensiveness”. Proceedings of the 4th Conference of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, Prague, September, 1988, 266.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, RJ. (1988). “Applied orienting response research -some examples”. Abstracts, XXIV International Congress of Psychology, 1988, S360.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J. (1988). A cardiac and electrodermal study of the allocation of attention in high- and low-anxious gymnasts. Australian Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20, 27.
  • Barry, R.J. and Tremayne, P., (1987). “Components in the evoked cardiac response under processing load”. Paper presented at the 3rd International Congress of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, Vienna, Austria, July, 1986, and abstracted in International Journal of Psychophysiology, Vol.4, p.238.
  • Tremayne, P. & Barry, R.J., (1986) “Heart rate responses to relevant and irrelevant stimuli as a function of anxiety and defensiveness”, paper presented to International Sports Medicine Conference, Brisbane, September 1986, and abstracted in Conference Proceedings.

 

Published Books, Chapters and Creative Projects

 

  • Tremayne, P. (2019). Ace Your Medical Exams: Even When Everything is Stacked Against You. Sydney: Ingram Sparks.
  • Tremayne, P. & Morgan, A. (2016). Attention, centering, and being mindful: Medical specialties to the performing arts. Invited chapter in A. Baltzell, (Ed.), A Cambridge Companion to Mindfulness and Performance. USA: Cambridge University Press, d.o.i. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139871310.018
  • Tremayne, P. (2014). Discussant on Symposium “Sport psychology: Australia’s up and coming winning edge”. Presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology, Las Vegas, USA, October 15-18.
  • Tremayne, P., & Tremayne, K. (2011).  Examples in performance psychology practice. Invited chapter in J. Adams, (Ed.), Sport psychology: Theory and practice. United Kingdom: Pearson Education.
  • Tremayne P. & Newbery, G. (2005). Mental Skills Training Program for Children. Invited chapter in D. Hackfort, R. Lidor, & J. Duda (Eds.) Handbook of research in applied sport psychology. Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.
  • Tremayne, P, & Tremayne, R. (2004). Children and sport psychology. (2nd Ed.). In Morris, T. & Summers, J. (Eds.). Sport Psychology: Theory, Applications and Issues. Brisbane: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Tremayne, Patsy. (1994). Children and Sport Psychology, in Morris, T. & Summers, J. (Eds.).Sport Psychology: Theory, Applications and Issues. Queensland, John Wiley & Sons.
  • Tremayne, P., Barry, R.J. & Burke, S. (1992).”Effects of learning patterns of the evoked cardiac response after correcting for respiratory sinus arrhythmia in novice pistol shooters” Scientific Report, National Sports Research Centre, Australian Sports Commission, Canberra.
  • Tremayne, Patsy, (1986).  “Fit for Life” in Diane Wallis (Ed.), “Fibre for Life”, Kellogg (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.
  • Tremayne, Patsy & Morgan, Wendy, (1986).  “Measuring Up: Eating and Exercise Strategies”, video by Lesley Callaway Productions.
  • Tremayne, Patsy & Morgan, Wendy, (1985). “Measuring Up – Choose an (Almost) Painless Exercise and Diet Plan”, Doubleday Publications.

 

Editorial Experience

 

2014-2018         AHPRA Accredited Supervisor, 5th Year Placement Supervisor

2011                   Reviewer of text, “Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology”, by (Eds.) David Gilbourne and Mark B. Andersen. Human Kinetics Publication.

2008-2018       AHPRA Accredited Supervisor, 4 + 2 Year Placement Supervisor

2005-2008      Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. Routledge publication.

2002-2003      Editorial Consultant, University of NSW Sports Medicine Programs, Distance Education Videos

1994-1995        Reviewer, Sports Studies Courses in Sport Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Bankstown.

1988-1992        Reviewer, Australian Sports Commission’s National Applied Sports Research Program, Canberra

1994                 Reviewer, Level 2 Golf Coaches Course, Ladies Professional Golf Association of Australia.

1991                 Reviewer, Sports Coach.

1991                 Reviewer, Australian Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.

1990                Editorial Consultant, International Journal of Sport Psychology.

1987                Editorial Consultant, International Journal of Psychophysiology.

1986                Reviewer, Psychology and Sport Behaviour, by A.M. Bird and B.K. Cripe, for Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.

 

 

Articles in Non-Refereed Journals

            

  • Tremayne, P. (2008 – 2015) NSWIS Psychology Coordinator, monthly articles in Balance Magazine
  • Tremayne, P. (2004). The Psychology of Pistol Shooting. Pistol Australia, December.
  • Tremayne, P., Barry, R.J., and Burke, S. (1993). From Novices to Experts in Pistol Shooting: What the Researchers Say.  Sports Coach, Jan./March, 16, 37-41.
  • Tremayne, P. (1989).  Relaxation Techniques for the Athlete.  Sports Coach (Commonwealth Games Edition). Oct./Dec., 13, 28-32.
  • Tremayne, P., (1987).  Attitude and its effects on motivation.  Sports Coach, July/Sept, 11, 24-26.
  • Tremayne, P., (1988).  Thought and Anxiety Management for Fitness Leaders. FIA News, Winter Edition.

 

 

 

Psychological Board of Australia Registration No. PSY0001137038.

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