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Hanna Kampman

Lecturer in Positive Psychology (MAPP-CP)

Post Traumatic Growth Research Unit (PTGU)

Hanna Kampman is a lecturer and a PhD. candidate at the University of East London (UEL)

    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.



    Lecturer and a PhD. candidate at the University of East London (UEL).

    Overview

    At the moment Hanna is researching Posttraumatic growth, sport and physical 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.

    In her MSc dissertation she interviewed athletes that participated in the London 2012 Paralympics and she is currently continuing the research, exploring the area of posttraumatic growth and team sports in athletes with acquired disabilities.


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    Research

    Kampman & Hefferon (in prep). Find a sport and Carry on – Posttraumatic growth in British Paralympic athletes. International journal of wellbeing.

    Hefferon & Kampman (In prep). Embodiment and posttraumatic growth in sports. In Growth following adversity in sports

    Kampman, H., Hefferon, K., .. (in prep). “Team sport as an organic thing – like a living, breathing thing that always accepts you” – The process of post-traumatic growth among athletes with physical impairments in team sports

    Kampman, H & Lomas, Tim (2018). Mindfulness in Sport and Exercise. In Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity. Routhledge

    Kampman, H. (February 2016). Positive Psychology and Humanistic Psychology. The Psychology Review,21(3).

    Kampman, H. Hefferon, K. Wilson, M. & Beale, J. (2015). “I Can Do Things Now That People Thought Were Impossible, Actually, Things That I Thought Were Impossible”: A Meta-Synthesis of the Qualitative Findings on Posttraumatic Growth and Severe Physical Injury. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne.

    Conference presentation: Kampman, H (2016). Personal Career pathway. Presented at EAS 2016:European Athlete as Student Network Rovaniemi, Finland 14 September 2016.

    Conference presentation: Kampman, H (2016). Post-Traumatic Growth, severe injuries and team sport. Presented at EAS 2016: European Athlete as Student Network Rovaniemi, Finland 14 September 2016

    Conference presentation: Kampman, H (2016). Kampman, H. Hefferon, K. Wilson, M. & Beale, J. (2015). “I Can Do Things Now That People Thought Were Impossible, Actually, Things That I Thought Were Impossible”: A Meta-Synthesis of the Qualitative Findings on Posttraumatic Growth and Severe Physical Injury. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne. Presented at: 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference – Toronto July, 30th. Paper session: Second Wave Positive Psychology (PP2.0)

    Conference presentation: Kampman, H. & Hefferon, K. (2016). ‘Find a sport and carry on’: Posttraumatic growth and achievement in British Paralympic athletes.

    Conference presentation, presented at: 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference – Toronto July, 30th. Paper session: Second Wave Positive Psychology (PP2.0)

    Conference presentation: Kampman, H. & Hefferon, K. (2015). ‘Find a sport and carry on’: Posttraumatic growth and achievement in British Paralympic athletes.

    Conference presentation, presented at: UEL 2015 Research Conference 2015 Jun 24 at UEL SportsDock (Docklands Campus).

    Conference poster presentation: Kampman, H. & Hefferon, K. (2014). ‘Find a sport and carry on’: Posttraumatic growth and achievement in British Paralympic athletes. Poster presented at: 7th European conference on positive psychology; 2014 Jul 1 – 4; Amsterdam, Netherlands.


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    MSc in Applied Positive Psychology
    MSc in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology

    Module Leader: Perspectives on individual Wellbeing

    - Hanna works as a module leader on the Perspectives on Individual Wellbeing module, covering variety of topics from wellbeing to physical activity and posttraumatic growth.

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