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David Hancock
David Hancock,  Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, Health Sciences Coordinator

Research

I have launched a new research lab called the Sport Excellence and Exercise Lab (SEEL). This is especially recommended for students pursuing graduate school. If you have an interest in leading a research project, aiding in a research project, or simply want to know more about research, please contact me at dahancoc@iuk.edu.

Current members include Rayme Ehle, Dillan Schroeter, Alyssa Shields, Kristin May, Ally Voils, Austin Berndt, Sam Miller, and Tiffani Rossman.

Recent Published Book Chapters

  1. Côté, J., Hancock, D. J., & Martin, L. J. (in press). Developing athletes in the context of sport and performance psychology. In E. Acevedo (Eds.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology.
  2. Ste-Marie, D.M., & Hancock, D.J. (2015). The use of observation as a method to develop expertise in coaching and officiating. In J. Baker, & D. Farrow (Eds.),Routledge handbook of sport expertise, 404-413.
  3. Côté, J., Hancock, D.J., & Abernethy, B. (2014). Nurturing talent in youth sport. In A. G. Papaioannou, & D. Hackfort (Eds.), Routledge companion to sport and exercise psychology: Global perspectives and fundamental concepts, 22-33.
  4. Côté, J., Hancock, D.J., Fisher, S., & Gurd, B. (2014). Talent in ice hockey: Age, neighborhood, and training. In K. Armour (Eds.), Pedagogical cases in physical education and youth sport, 89-100.
  5. Côté, J., Hancock, D.J. (2014). Birth advantages, social agents, and talent development in youth sport. In A. R. Gomes, R. Resende, & A. Albuquerque (Eds.), Positive human functioning from a multidimensional perspective. Volume 3: Promoting high performance, 15-32.

Recent Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. Hancock, D.J., Martin, L., Paradis, K., & Evans, B. (2017). Exploring perceptions of group processes in ice hockey officiating. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology.
  2. Hancock, D. J. (2017). Female relative age effects and the second-quartile phenomenon in young female ice hockey players. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 32, 12-16.
  3. Coutinho, P., Côté, J., Hancock, D.J., & Mesquita, I. (2017). Influences of population size and density on birthplace effects. Journal of Sports Sciences.
  4. Hancock, D. J., Martin, L., Paradis, K., & Evans, B. (2017). Exploring perceptions of group processes in ice hockey officiating. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10413200.2017.1349208
  5. Côté, J., & Hancock, D. J. (2016). Evidence-based policies for youth sport programs. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics. (Special issue on the future of youth sport), 8, 51-65.
  6. Imtiaz, F., Hancock, D. J., & Côté, J. (2016). Examining the experiences of athletes in adult-led and peer-led youth sport. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. doi: 10.1080/02701367.2016.1189073
  7. Hancock, D. J., Dawson, D. J., & Auger, D. (2015). Why Ref? Understanding sport officials' motivations to begin, continue, and quit. Movement & Sport Sciences - Science & Motricité (Special issue on officiating), 87, 31-39.
  8. Hancock, D. J., Rix-Lièvre, G., & Côté, J. (2015). Citation network analysis of research on sport officials: A lack of interconnectivity. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 8, 95-105.
  9. Hancock, D. J., Ste-Marie, D. M., & Starkes, J. L. (2015). The relative age effect in female gymnastics: A flip-flop phenomenon. International Journal of Sport Psychology (Special issue honoring Jan Starkes).
  10. Gustafsson, H., Hancock, D. J., & Côté, J. (2014). Describing citation structures in sport burnout literature. A citation network analysis. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 15, 620-626.
  11. Hancock, D. J., & Ste-Marie, D. M. (2014). Describing strategies used by elite, intermediate, and novice ice hockey referees. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 85, 351-364.
  12. Imtiaz, F., Hancock, D. J., Vierimaa, M., & Côté, J. (2014). Place of development and dropout in youth ice hockey. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 12, 234-244.
  13. Turnnidge, J., Côté, J., & Hancock, D. J. (2014). Positive youth development from sport to life: Explicit or implicit transfer? Quest, 66, 203-217.
  14. Turnnidge, J., Hancock, D. J., & Côté, J. (2014). The influence of birth date and place of development on youth sport participation. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 24, 461-468.
  15. Hancock, D. J., Adler, A. L., & Côté, J. (2013). A proposed theoretical model to explain relative age effects in sport. European Journal of Sport Science, 13, 630-637.
  16. Hancock, D. J., Seal, K., Young, B. W., Weir, P. L., & Ste-Marie, D. M. (2013). Examining mechanisms that contribute to relative age effects in pre-pubescent female ice hockey players. Talent Development & Excellence, 5, 59-66.
  17. Hancock, D. J., & Ste-Marie, D. M. (2013). Gaze behaviors and decision making accuracy of higher- and lower-level ice hockey referees. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14, 66-71.
  18. Hancock, D. J., Ste-Marie, D. M., & Young, B. W. (2013). Coach selections and the relative age effect in male youth ice hockey. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 84, 126-130.
Last updated: 10/10/2017