Hanna Kampman is an enthusiastic happiness intervention from Finnish Lapland. Her love for nature and moving is deeply rooted in the forests and lakes of Lapland. She works as a lecturer and module leader in the Masters in Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology (MAPPCP) programme in UEL.
Hanna graduated from UEL with MSc in Applied Positive Psychology. She achieved her bachelor's degree in sports and leisure from The University of Applied Sciences in Rovaniemi, Finland - where she specialised in sports coaching. In London, Hanna worked closely with the 'Olympic Legacy' and 'New Life Through Sports' - projects based in the London borough of Hackney. Utilising both exercise and positive psychology expertise in different areas of service user rehabilitation, she has brought the UEL expertise to the wider community in London.
At the moment her PhD research is focused on understanding the role of team sports in posttraumatic growth in athletes with acquired impairments. Other areas of interest are the role of physical activity, green and blue exercise, sports and the embodiment in well-being. Furthermore, her research is covering topics around meaning and sports.