Emma is a performance psychologist and sport and exercise scientist, working with athletes at a national
and international level. Her research interests lie within psychology and sociology, with current projects
examining the impact of dehumanisation on athlete wellbeing; human rights in elite sport; and virtual
and face-to-face maltreatment in high-performance environments.
She is also part of a number of international research networks which aim to enhance the climate and
environment in which high-performance athletes function. Emma is accredited by the British Association
of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and has helped BASES develop athlete safeguarding workshops.
Emma has written a number of opinion pieces, including an article on homophobia in football that was published by The Independent