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Dr Mike Rogerson

Research Officer
School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences
Dr Mike Rogerson
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874369

  • Location

    ESA.3.12, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    SE101: Professional Skills and Development 1 SE105 and SE111: Anatomy and Physiology SE203: Exercise Physiology SE205: Health and Lifestyle SE309: Research Project And Skills In Sports Science

Profile

Biography

Lecturer in Sports and Exercise Sciences (incoming for 2018-19 academic year) Research Officer and Associate Lecturer in School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (October 2015 - September 2018) Primary research interests in the area of exercise and environment, including green exercise; physical activity in dementia cohorts; health by stealth in older and rural populations, virtual reality exercise. Expertise in research evaluations of wellbeing programmes for vulnerable groups. Media appearances as invited expert or to discuss externally-funded or academic research projects: o ITV News. February 2017; Feature interview about green exercise research o BBC Radio Essex – February 2017 expert guest commenting on externally-funded work for Wildlife Trusts. o BBC Radio 4’s ‘All in the Mind’ programme. 1st November 2016. Feature interview about green exercise research o TRT World’s ‘Insight’ programme. 1st November2016. Invited as expert to comment on the benefits of wilderness therapy for youth at risk. o BBC Breakfast (BBC1, BBC News and BBC World Service). 6th April 2016. Invited as expert to comment on the benefits of outdoor activity and engaging with nature. • Written media o Interview contribution to article on NPR (National Public Radio; Washington D.C., USA) website, titled: 'Replacing Vacant Lots With Green Spaces Can Ease Depression In Urban Communities' (20th July 2018). o Interview feature The Guardian titled ‘Natural Health Service: Wildlife volunteers get mental health boost’ (2nd October 2017) o FitPro magazine, UK. Authored an article titled: ‘Green Exercise’ (Summer 2017 edition) o Interview feature in Für Sie magazine (Germany) titled: ‘Gehen macht schlauer’ o Interview feature in Reuters media outlets article titled: ‘Health benefits of parkrun stretch well beyond the physical’ (26th February 2014) o Featured in Fitness Australia (Winter 2016 edition) o Mentioned in The Times Literary Supplement o Interview feature in Cycling Fitness Magazine (December – February 2014-15 edition o Featured in Footnotes: How running makes us human (book), by Dr Vybarr Cregan-Reid (2016; ISBN-13: 978-0091960193) o Featured in What Nature Does for Britain (book), by Tony Juniper. (2015; ISBN-13: 978-1781253281)

Qualifications

  • PhD Sports and Exercise Science

  • Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

  • MSc Psychology University of Essex

  • BSc Sports and Exercise Science University of Essex

Teaching and supervision

  • Professional Skills and Development 1 (SE101)

  • Anatomy and Physiology (SE105)

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Coaches (SE111)

  • Sports Injuries and Exercise Rehabilitation (SE204)

  • Health and Active Lifestyle (SE205)

  • Human Performance in Extreme Environments (SE301)

  • Human Physiology at the Extreme (SE735)

Publications

Journal articles (8)

Barton, J. and Rogerson, M., (2017). The importance of greenspace for mental health.. BJPsych International. 14 (4), 79-81

Pretty, JN., Rogerson, M. and Barton, JL., (2017). Green Mind Theory: How Brain-Body-Behaviour Links into Natural and Social Environments for Healthy Habits. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14 (7), 706-706

Rogerson, M., (2017). Commentary: Environmental Influences on Elite Sport Athletes Well Being: From Gold, Silver, and Bronze to Blue, Green and Gold. Frontiers in Psychology. 8 (JAN), 78-

Gladwell, V., Kuoppa, P., Tarvainen, M. and Rogerson, M., (2016). A Lunchtime Walk in Nature Enhances Restoration of Autonomic Control during Night-Time Sleep: Results from a Preliminary Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13 (3), 280-280

Rogerson, M., Gladwell, VF., Gallagher, DJ. and Barton, JL., (2016). Influences of green outdoors versus indoors environmental settings on psychological and social outcomes of controlled exercise. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13 (4), 363-363

Rogerson, M., Brown, DK., Sandercock, G., Wooller, JJ. and Barton, J., (2015). A comparison of four typical green exercise environments and prediction of psychological health outcomes. Perspectives in Public Health. 136 (3), 171-180

Rogerson, M. and Barton, J., (2015). Effects of the visual exercise environments on cognitive directed attention, energy expenditure and perceived exertion. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 12 (7), 7321-7336

Weinstein, N., Rogerson, M., Moreton, J., Balmford, A. and Bradbury, RB., (2015). Conserving nature out of fear or knowledge? Using threatening versus connecting messages to generate support for environmental causes. Journal for Nature Conservation. 26, 49-55

Book chapters (1)

Barton, J., Wood, C., Pretty, J. and Rogerson, M., (2016). Green Exercise for Health: A Dose of Nature. In: Green Exercise Linking Nature, Health and Well-Being. Editors: Barton, J., Bragg, R., Wood, C. and Pretty, J., . Routledge. 1138807656. 9781138807655

Grants and funding

2018

The Wardian Case - Evaluative Research Proposal

The Wardian Case

Contact

mike.rogerson@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874369

Location:

ESA.3.12, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

SE101: Professional Skills and Development 1 SE105 and SE111: Anatomy and Physiology SE203: Exercise Physiology SE205: Health and Lifestyle SE309: Research Project And Skills In Sports Science