Publications, Exhibitions and Presentations

Urmston, E. & Witney, T. (2017). Building confidence the intensive way.  One – The One Dance UK Magazine, 2, 28-29.

Urmston, E., Nordin-Bates, S. & Gibson, M. (2015). Accentuate the positive.  Dance Gazette, 2, 44-47.

Urmston, E. (April 2015). The Psychology of Change. Beyond Ballet, Arnhem, The Netherlands. Invited presentation.

Urmston, E. & Wilkinson, A. (2015). Munch: A Dance and Health Project. Research Report. dancedigital.

Urmston, E. (2014).  A chance to flourish – Learning from positive psychology.  The Dancer 2014: The Magazine of the British Ballet Organisation.

Urmston, E. (2014, Autumn).  Finding the edge: The role of performance psychology in elite dance training.  Dance UK News, Issue 88.

Urmston, E. and Hewison, J., (2014). Risk and flow in contact improvisation: Pleasure, play and presence. Journal of Dance & Somatic Practices, 6(2), pp.219-232.

Urmston, E. (February 2014). Ready to Move? National Centre for Performing Arts, ArtEZ, Arnhem, The Netherlands. Inaugural Keynote Speech.

Urmston, E. & Hewison, J. (2013).  Flow: Creativity and spontaneity in the learning experience.  Refereed Conference Presentation:  Higher Education Academy Storyville: Exploring narratives of learning and teaching, Brighton.  Available at:

Urmston, E. (2013). VitaliSE StepChange: A Dance for Health Project. Research Report. Dance Up (Hampshire Dance).

Urmston, E. (November 2013). Positive psychology in teaching and learning: Research and teaching perspectives.  Beyond the body: Psychological tools for performance enhancement and well-being in dance: Dance UK Healthier Dancer Conference, Birmingham. Invited Presentation.

Urmston, E. & Hewison, J.  (2012).  Risk and flow: Experiencing flow to facilitate and optimise risk taking in the practice of Contact Improvisation.  Refereed Conference Presentation: International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, Singapore.

Goodwin, D. & (Science Collaborator) Urmston, E. (2012).  Poised.  Everything flows: The art of getting in the zone Exhibition.  De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea: Film and Video Umbrella.  Available at:  http://www.everything-flows.co.uk

Urmston, E. & Hewison, J.  (2012).  Risk and flow: Experiencing flow to facilitate and optimise risk taking in teaching and learning.  Refereed Conference Presentation: University Campus Suffolk Teaching and Learning Conference, Ipswich

Urmston, E., Chater, A., Spampinato-Korn, A. & Kozub, S. (2012).  Go dance:  Inspiring children to dance to 2012 and beyondResearch Report.

Nordin-Bates, S. & Bradley, E. International Congress of the Role of Dance and Health Congress Report, Journal of Applied Arts and Health, 2(3), 347-8.

Spampinato-Korn, A. & Bradley, E.  (2011).  Understanding physical activity behaviour change in children and adolescents via the Transtheoretical Model and the Theory of Planned Behaviour:  A literature review.  Refereed Conference Presentation:  1st International Congress of the Role of Dance and Health, University of Bedfordshire

Bradley, E., Chater, A. & Kozub, S. (2011).  Exploring predictors of dance behaviour change amongst Year 6 children.  Refereed Conference Presentation:  1st International Congress of the Role of Dance and Health, University of Bedfordshire

Hunt, S. & Bradley, E. (2011).  Methodological approaches to dance as a healthful activity for children and young people:  A movement session.  Refereed Conference Presentation:  1st International Congress of the Role of Dance and Health, University of Bedfordshire

Bradley, E.  (2010).  Positive dancing: The antecedents of recreational, vocational and professional dancers’ flow experiences.  Refereed Conference Presentation: Healthy Dancer, Healthy Dance Teacher, Tartu, Estonia

Bradley, E. & Hewison, J. (2010). Going with the flow: Risk-taking in Contact Improvisation. Bridging the Gaps: Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Bedfordshire.

Hewison, J. & Bradley, E. (2010).  Enter[taining] the dragon: Employer-focused curriculum design and delivery in dance.  Bridging the Gaps: Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Bedfordshire.

Bradley, E.  (2009).  In the moment: Flow experiences of recreational, vocational and professional dancers.  Refereed Conference Presentation:  Foundations for Excellence DCSF Music and Dance Scheme Centres for Advanced Training.  DCSF Music and Dance Scheme Centres for Advanced Training Conference: Dartington College of the Arts, Totnes, Devon.  Available at:  http://www.foundations-for-excellence.org

Bradley, E., Quested, E. & Wyon, M. (2009).  Frequency of flow experiences in recreational, vocational and professional dancers.  Refereed Conference Presentation:  International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, The Hague, Holland

Angove, H., Bradley, E. & Akademi South Asian Dance UK. (2011). Inter-action: Exploring best practice for community dance with older adults. London: Akademi.

Bradley, E. (2009). Balancing creativity, safe practice and health in community dance practice. Invited Presentation:  Community Dance Leaders’ Course, Norfolk Dance.

Bradley, E. (2004). Maximising minds: The body-brain connection. MailOut.

Bradley, E. (2004). Developing Creative Practice with Young People. Creative Partnerships Eastern Region Conference, Great Yarmouth.

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