People

Dr Murray Griffin

Deputy Dean (Education) (Science and Health) and Reader
School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences
Dr Murray Griffin

Profile

Qualifications

  • PhD Goldsmiths University of London,

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Director of Education, University of Essex (1/8/2017 - present)

  • Chairperson of HEAL (Health Exercise Active Lifestyle) research group, Biological Sciences, University of Essex (1/10/2015 - 1/8/2017)

  • Departmental Disability Officer, Biological Sciences, University of Essex (1/10/2002 - 1/4/2018)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology (SE104)

  • Sport and Performance Psychology (SE207)

  • Issues in Sport and Exercise Science (SE305)

  • Sport, Exercise and the Self (SE306)

  • Research Project and Skills in Sports Science (SE309)

  • Skill Extension for MSK Injection Practitioners: Ultrasound Guidance (SE718)

  • Physical Activity and Wellbeing (SE734)

  • Research Project (SE740)

Previous supervision

Nikki Twine
Nikki Twine
Thesis title: The Development of a Non-Verbal Communication Based Tool to Measure Engagement in Those Who Are Unable to Self Report
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Science
Degree type: Master of Science (by Dissertation)
Awarded date: 13/6/2017
Dominique Kim Frances Bradley
Dominique Kim Frances Bradley
Thesis title: The 'Productive Community Services' Programme: Implementing Change in a Community Healthcare Organisation.
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Psychology
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 20/11/2015
Rachel Elizabeth Cossey
Rachel Elizabeth Cossey
Thesis title: The Effect of Sleep on Pettlep Imagery Measured By Penalty Shooting Accuracy in Female Footballers
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Science
Degree type: Master of Science (by Dissertation)
Awarded date: 3/7/2014

Publications

Journal articles (36)

Griffin, M., Bentley, J., Shanks, J. and Wood, C., (2018). The effectiveness of Lee Silverman Voice Treatment therapy issued interactively through an iPad device: a non-inferiority study.. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 24 (3), 209-215

Bradley, DKF. and Griffin, M., (2016). The Well Organised Working Environment: A mixed methods study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 55, 26-38

McDermott, MR., Bendle, C., Griffin, M. and Furnham, A., (2016). Does it matter what you call it? Lay beliefs for overcoming chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomyelitis, and post-viral fatigue syndrome. Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry. 18 (2), 150-162

Wood, CJ., Pretty, J. and Griffin, M., (2016). A case–control study of the health and well-being benefits of allotment gardening. Journal of Public Health. 38 (3), e336-e344

Inklebarger, J., Taylor, M. and Griffin, M., (2016). Osteonecrosis of the femoral head in a recreational diver: Case report. International Musculoskeletal Medicine. 38 (1), 17-20

Bradley, DKF. and Griffin, M., (2015). Staff perceptions of a Productive Community Services implementation: A qualitative interview study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 52 (6), 1052-1063

Taylor, MJD. and Griffin, M., (2015). The use of gaming technology for rehabilitation in people with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 21 (4), 355-371

Taylor, MJD., Lindsverk, H., Nygaard, M., Hunt, J., Shanks, J., Griffin, M., Shawis, T. and Impson, R., (2014). Comparing the Energy Expenditure of Wii-Fit-Based Therapy with That of Traditional Physiotherapy in an Older Adult Population. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 62 (1), 203-205

Inklebarger, J., Griffin, M., Taylor, MJD. and Dembry, RB., (2014). Femoral and tibial stress fractures associated with vitamin D insufficiency. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. 160 (1), 61-63

Inklebarger, J., Taylor, MJD., Griffin, M. and Clarke, T., (2014). Fixation failure in an isolated tibial eminence ACL traction avulsion fracture in a paratrooper: is there an association with vitamin D deficiency?. Journal of Surgical Case Reports. 2014 (4), rju029-rju029

Griffin, M., Shawis, T., Impson, R., Shanks, J. and Taylor, MJD., (2013). Comparing the Energy Expenditure of Wii Fit?-Based Therapy Versus Traditional Physiotherapy. Games for Health Journal. 2 (4), 229-234

Spencer, K. and Griffin, M., (2013). Do I Pass to My Friend or The Best Player? The Influence of Psychological Variables on Passing and Performance in Field Hockey. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport. 13 (2), 500-509

Akers, A., Barton, J., Cossey, R., Gainsford, P., Griffin, M. and Micklewright, D., (2012). Visual Color Perception in Green Exercise: Positive Effects on Mood and Perceived Exertion. Environmental Science & Technology. 46 (16), 8661-8666

Sandercock, GRH., Cohen, DD. and Griffin, M., (2012). Evaluation of a multicomponent intervention to improve weight status and fitness in children: Upstarts. Pediatrics International. 54 (6), 911-917

Barton, J., Griffin, M. and Pretty, J., (2012). Exercise-, nature- and socially interactive-based initiatives improve mood and self-esteem in the clinical population. Perspectives in Public Health. 132 (2), 89-96

Griffin, M., Shawis, T., Impson, R., McCormick, D. and Taylor, MJD., (2012). Using the Nintendo Wii as an Intervention in a Falls Prevention Group. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 60 (2), 385-387

Taylor, MJD., Shawis, T., Impson, R., Ewins, K., McCormick, D. and Griffin, M., (2012). Nintendo Wii As a Training Tool in Falls Prevention Rehabilitation: Case Studies. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 60 (9), 1781-1783

Fuskevåg, OM., Broster, A., Davies, N., Cudmore, T., Hodges, T. and Griffin, M., (2012). Lactobacillus casei Shirota modulation of ammonia metabolism in physical exercise. International Journal of Probiotics and Prebiotics. 7 (1), 13-16

Taylor, MJD., McCormick, D., Shawis, T., Impson, R. and Griffin, M., (2011). Activity-promoting gaming systems in exercise and rehabilitation. The Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 48 (10), 1171-1171

Daud, S., Jalil, SSA., Griffin, M. and Ewies, AAA., (2011). Endometrial hyperplasia – the dilemma of management remains: a retrospective observational study of 280 women. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 159 (1), 172-175

Griffin, M., (2009). Demonstrating the well‐being benefits of a weight loss programme for people with a learning disability. Journal of Public Mental Health. 8 (1), 32-36

Pretty, J., Peacock, J., Hine, R., Sellens, M., South, N. and Griffin, M., (2007). Green exercise in the UK countryside: Effects on health and psychological well-being, and implications for policy and planning. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 50 (2), 211-231

Griffin, M., Prior, D., Cooper, CE., Wilkins, AJ. and Elwell, CE., (2006). Near infrared spectroscopy as a noninvasive assessment of cortical abnormality in migraine?. Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 578, 203-208

Griffin, M., Prior, D., Cooper, CE., Wilkins, AJ. and Elwell, CE., (2006). Near Infrared Spectroscopy as a Non-Invasive Assessment of Cortical Abnormality in Migraine?. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 578, 203-208

Cooper, CE., Pryor, D., Hall, C. and Griffin, M., (2006). NIRS-detected changes in the motor cortex during mental rehearsal of physical activity (imaginary exercise).. Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 578, 185-190

Cooper, CE., Blannin, M., Hall, C. and Griffin, M., (2006). NIRS-detected changes in the arm during mental rehearsal of physical activity (imaginary exercise).. Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 578, 191-196

Cooper, CE., Blannin, M., Hall, C. and Griffin, M., (2006). NIRS-Detected Changes in the Arm During Mental Rehearsal of Physical Activity (Imaginary Exercise). Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 578, 191-196

Cooper, CE., Pryor, D., Hall, C. and Griffin, M., (2006). NIRS-Detected Changes in the Motor Cortex During Mental Rehearsal of Physical Activity (Imaginary Exercise). Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 578, 185-190

Pretty, J., Peacock, J., Sellens, M. and Griffin, M., (2005). The mental and physical health outcomes of green exercise. International Journal of Environmental Health Research. 15 (5), 319-337

Hagger, MS., Chatzisarantis, NLD., Griffin, M. and Thatcher, J., (2005). Injury Representations, Coping, Emotions, and Functional Outcomes in Athletes With Sports-Related Injuries: A Test of Self-Regulation Theory1. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 35 (11), 2345-2374

Micklewright, D., Griffin, M., Gladwell, V. and Beneke, R., (2005). Mood State Response to Massage and Subsequent Exercise Performance. The Sport Psychologist. 19 (3), 234-250

Pretty, J., Griffin, M. and Sellens, M., (2003). Is nature good for you?. Ecos. 24 (3-4), 2-9

Griffin, M., (2001). The Phenomenology of the Alone Condition: More Evidence for the Role of Aloneness in Social Facilitation. The Journal of Psychology. 135 (1), 125-127

Davies, MF., Griffin, M. and Vice, S., (2001). Affective reactions to auditory hallucinations in psychotic, evangelical and control groups. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. 40 (4), 361-370

Griffin, M. and Mcdermott, MR., (1998). EXPLORING A TRIPARTITE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN REBELLIOUSNESS, OPENNESS TO EXPERIENCE AND CREATIVITY. Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal. 26 (4), 347-356

Griffin, M. and Kent, MV., (1998). The Role of Aloneness in Social Facilitation. The Journal of Social Psychology. 138 (5), 667-669

Books (1)

Sewell, D., (2013). Sport and Exercise Science. Routledge. 9781444144178

Book chapters (1)

Griffin, M., Whatling, A. and Micklewright, D., (2013). High-pressure matches do not influence home-field advantage: A 30-year retrospective analysis of English professional football. In: Athletic Insight's Writings of 2012. 269- 282. 9781626181205

Conferences (4)

Micklewright, D., Griffin, M., Gladwell, V. and Beneke, R., (2006). Assessing the Reliability of Experimental Massage Techniques Using a Kistler Force Plate

Griffin, M. and Cooper, C., (2006). Using near-infrared Spectroscopy to "measure" imagery

Griffin, M., (2005). Using green exercise to improve physical and psychological well-being

Micklewright, D., Griffin, M., Gladwell, V. and Beneke, R., (2005). The Effect Of Selected Massaged Techniques On Mood State

Grants and funding

2018

Consultancy project with RehabWorks

RehabWorks

2013

Working with the frail and elderly

Central Essex Community Services

2012

Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service

Central Essex Community Services

2011

Future partnership model of service delivery

Colchester Borough Council

Identify geographic areas of multiple deprivation in the immediate region that could be served by the Trust

Colchester United Community Sports Trust (CUCST)

2010

Get Out There: Basildon

Basildon District Council

"Moon Unit"

Mid Essex Primary Care Trust

Evaluation of Mid Essex's "Productive Community Services" programme

Mid Essex Primary Care Trust

2009

2012 Healthy Lifestyles Project

Healthy Living Solutions (CIC)

Our Basildon - Our Memories (1) Our Food (2)

The Foundation for Essex Arts Ltd (FFEA)

Can the Nintendo Wii improve balance and quality-of-life

Colchester Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2008

Continued Development of Evidence Based Practice...

Mid Essex Primary Care Trust

Community Metrics Project Evaluation

Mid Essex Primary Care Trust

General Healthy Living Project

Mid Essex Primary Care Trust

Contact

mgriffin@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873336

Location:

6.307, Colchester Campus