Associate Professor Stephanie Hanrahan

Associate Professor

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Associate Professor

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
s.hanrahan@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56453

Overview

Originally from the United States, Stephanie Hanrahan came to Australia for 3 years to complete her PhD at The University of Western Australia in the area of attributional style in sport. She forgot to go back to the USA. After 15 months at the University of Otago in New Zealand, Dr Hanrahan joined the academic staff at The University of Queensland in 1990. She was a UQ Teaching Excellence Award winner in 1997 and is currently an associate professor holding a joint appointment with the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences and the School of Psychology. Stephanie is a fellow of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation, the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, and the Australian Psychological Society.

Research Interests

  • LifeMatters
    A 10-session program that combines active games and mental skills to enhance the quality of life of marginalised youth

Research Impacts

Her intervention programs that combine physically active games with mental skills training have been shown to enhance the life satisfaction, self-worth, happiness, and resilience of marginalised adolescents and young adults.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), U.C.Santa Barbara
  • Master of Science, University of Illinois
  • PhD, The University of Western Australia

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Geukes, Katharina, Hanrahan, Stephanie J. and Back, Mitja D. (2019). Person, Situation und Person-Situation-Interaktion im Sport. Sportpsychologie. (pp. 309-336) edited by Julia Schüler, Mirko Wegner and Henning Plessner. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-56802-6_13

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2018). LifeMatters: Using physical activities and games to enhance the self-concept and well-being of disadvantaged youth. Positive psychology in sport and physical activity. (pp. 170-181) edited by Abbe Brady and Bridget Grenville-Cleave. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315304397

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2017). Persons with disabilities. Applied exercise psychology: the challenging journey from motivation to adherence. (pp. 221-232) Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis. doi: 10.4324/9780203795422

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. and Tshube, Tshepang (2016). Training the trainers in Botswana: the LifeMatters program tailored to community youth coaches. Global practices and training in applied sport, exercise, and performance. (pp. 154-162) edited by J. Gualberto Cremades and Lauren S. Tashman. New York, NY, United States: Routledge.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2015). Dancing for your life: movement, health, and well-being. Doing exercise psychology. (pp. x-x) United States of America: Human Kinetics.

  • Gaskin, Cadeyrn and Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2015). It's about moving: enabling activity and conquering prejudices when working with disabled people. Doing exercise psychology. (pp. 201-2016) edited by Mark B. Anderson and Stephanie J. Hanrahan. Champaign, IL, United States: Human Kinetics.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2015). Running across borders: cross-cultural Exercise Psychology. Doing exercise psychology. (pp. 33-46) edited by Mark B. Anderson and Stephanie J. Hanrahan. Champaign, IL, United States: Human Kinetics.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. and Gucciardi, Daniel F. (2013). Sharpening mental skills. Coaching Excellence. (pp. 185-200) edited by Frank S. Pyke. Champaign, IL, USA: Human Kinetics.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2013). Using games to enhance life satisfaction and self-worth of orphans, teenagers living in poverty, and ex-gang members in Latin America. Case studies in sport development : contemporary stories promoting health, peace, and social justice. (pp. 89-101) edited by Robert J. Schinke and Ronnie Lidor. Morgantown, WV, United States: Fitness Information Technology.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. and Schinke, Robert J. (2012). Conclusions and future directions. Sport for development, peace and social justice. (pp. 263-276) edited by Robert Schinke and Stephanie Hanrahan. Morgantown, WV, United States: Fitness Information Technology.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2012). Developing adolescents' self-worth and life satisfaction through physically active games: Interventions with orphans and teenagers living in poverty. Sport for development, peace and social justice. (pp. 135-148) edited by Robert Schinke and Stephanie Hanrahan. Morgantown, WV, United States: Fitness Information Technology.

  • Schinke, Robert J. and Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2012). Sport as a possible intervention: An introduction. Sport for development, peace and social justice. (pp. 1-8) edited by Robert Schinke and Stephanie Hanrahan. Morgantown, WV, United States: Fitness Information Technology.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2012). Using psychological skills training from sport psychology to enhance the life satisfaction of adolescent Mexican orphans. Psychology of satisfaction. (pp. 139-152) edited by Brian S. Nguyen. Hauppauge, NY, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. and Isaacs, Geogg (2011). Assessing self- and peer-assessment: The students' views. Higher education research and development anthology. (pp. 195-211) edited by Peter Kandbinder and Tai Peseta. Milperra, N.S.W., Australia: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. and Schinke, Robert J. (2011). Culture in sport psychology. The new sport and exercise psychology companion. (pp. 553-566) edited by Tony Morris and Peter C. Terry. Morgantown, WV, United States: Fitness Information Technology.

  • Gucciardi, Daniel F., Mallett, Clifford J., Hanrahan, Stephanie J. and Gordon, Sandy (2011). Measuring mental toughness in sport: Current status and future directions. Mental toughness in sport: Developments in research and theory. (pp. 108-132) edited by Daniel Gucciardi and Sandy Gordon. Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2011). Sport psychology services are multicultural encounters: Differences as strengths in therapeutic relationships. Critical essays in applied sport psychology. (pp. 145-156) edited by David Gilbourne and Mark Anderson. Champaign, IL, United States: Human Kinetics.

  • Salama-Younes, Marei, Hanrahan, Stephanie J., Martin-Krumm, Charles and Roncin, Charles (2010). Children's explanatory styles and sport performance. Understanding positive life: Research and practice on positive psychology. (pp. 199-215) edited by Teresa Freire. Lisboa, Portugal: Climepsi Editores.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2010). Culturally competent practitioners. Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology: A Comprehensive Guide for Students and Practitioners. (pp. 460-468) edited by Stephanie Hanrahan and Mark Andersen. Abingdon, Oxon, England ; New York: Routledge.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2010). Psicologia del deporte con deportistas discapacitados. Experiencias en psicologia del deporte. (pp. 836-846) edited by Jose Maria Buceta and Eneko Larumbe. Madrid, Spain: Dykinson.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. and Schinke, Robert (2009). Conclusion: So what?. Cultural Sport Psychology. (pp. 219-224) edited by R. Schinke and S.J. Hanrahan. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

  • Blodgett, Amy T., Yungblut, Hope E., Schinke, Robert J. and Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2009). Introduction to cultural sport psychology revisited. Contemporary Sport Psychology. (pp. 89-104) Nova Science Publishers, Inc..

  • Blodgett, Amy T., Yungblut, Hope E., Schinke, Robert J. and Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2009). Introduction to cultural sport psychology revisited. Contemporary sport psychology. (pp. 89-104) edited by Robert Schinke. New York, U.S.A.: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2009). Using psychological skills training from sport psychology to enhance the life satisfaction of adolescent Mexican orphans. Contemporary sport psychology. (pp. 171-180) edited by Robert Schinke. New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2009). Working with Australian Aboriginal athletes. Cultural Sport Psychology. (pp. 185-192) edited by R. Schinke and S.J. Hanrahan. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

  • Hanrahan, S. J. and Biddle, S. J. H. (2008). Attributions and perceived control. Advances in Sport Psychology. (pp. 99-114) edited by T. S. Horn. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

  • Hanrahan, S. J. (2007). Athletes with disabilities. Handbook of Sport Psychology. (pp. 845-858) edited by Tenenbaum, G. and Eklund, R. C.. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch38

  • Phillips, M., Macdonald, D. and Hanrahan, S. J. (2007). Historical, cultural and social perspectives of junior sport. Junior sport matters: Briefing papers for Australian junior sport. (pp. 1-7) edited by Hooper, S., Macdonald, D. and Phillips, M.. Belconnen, ACT: Australian Sports Commission.

  • Salama-Younes, M., Martin-Krumm, C., Hanrahan, S. J. and Roncin, C. (2006). Children's explanatory style in France: Psychometric properties of the children's Attributional Style Questionnaire and reliability of a shorter version. Dimensions of well-being: Research and intervention. (pp. 191-206) edited by A.D. Fave. Milan, Italy: FrancoAngeli.

  • Hanrahan, S.J. (2005). Able athletes with disabilities: Issues and group work. Sport Psychology in Practice. (pp. 223-247) edited by M.B. Andersen. Champaign, Il: Human Kinetics.

  • Hanrahan, S.J. (2005). On stage: Mental skills training for dancers. Sport Psychology in Practice. (pp. 109-127) edited by M.B. Andersen. Champaign, Il: Human Kinetics.

  • Hanrahan, Stephanie J. (2004). Sport psychology and athletes with disabilities. Sport Psychology: Theory, Applications and Issues. (pp. 572-583) edited by T. Morris and J. Summers. Milton, Queensland: John Wiley & Sons.

  • Biddle, S.J.H., Hanrahan, S.J. and Sellars, C.N. (2001). Attributions: Past, present and future. Handbook of Sport Psychology. (pp. 444-471) edited by R.N. Singer, H.A. Hausenblas and C.M. Janelle. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

  • Mayocchi, L. and Hanrahan, S. J. (2000). Transferable skills for career change. Career Transitions in Sport: International Perspectives. (pp. 95-110) edited by D. Lavelle and P. Wylleman. Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

  • Carlson, T., Gorley, T., Macdonald, D., Burgess-Limerick, R. and Hanrahan, S. (1999). Developing learning assessment criteria via action learning. Sport sociology: An exercise in practicality. (pp. 197-198) edited by M. Marquardt. Palo Alto, California: Davies–Black.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision