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 International Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

Johnston, L. H. & Milne, D. M. (In Press). A Grounded Theory study of the receipt of clinical supervision.  The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist.

Hutchison, A.J., & Johnston, L. H. (In Press). Exploring the potential of clinical formulation within Exercise Psychology.  The Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology.

Hutchison, A.J., Johnston, L.H. & Breckon, J.D. (In Press). A grounded theory of successful physical activity behavior change. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise.

Hutchison, A.J., Johnston, L.H. & Breckon, J.D. (2011). Grounded theory based research within exercise psychology: A critical review. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 8 (3), 247-272

Hutchison, A.J., Johnston, L. H. & Breckon, J. (2010). Using QSR-NVivo to facilitate the development of a grounded theory project: An account of a worked example. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 13 (4), 283-302.

James, D., Mills, H., Crone, D., Johnston, L., Morris., C. Gidlow, C. (2009).  Factors associated with physical activity referral completion and health outcomes. Journal of Sport Science, 27(10): 1007–1017

Hutchison, A.J., Breckon, J, & Johnston, L.H. (2009). Physical Activity Behaviour Change Interventions Based on the Transtheoretical Model: A Systematic Review. Health Education and Behaviour. 36 (5): 829-84.

Crone, D., Johnston, L.H., Gidlow, C., Henley, C. & James, D. V. B. (2008).  Uptake and participation in physical activity referral schemes in the UK: An investigation of patients with mental health problems.  Mental Health Nursing, 29, 1088-1097.

Breckon, J.D., Johnston, L.H. & Hutchison, A. (2008) Physical activity counselling content and competency: A systematic review. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 5, 398-417.

Gidlow, C., Johnston, L., Crone, D. & James, D. (2008). Methods of evaluation: issues and implications for Physical Activity Referral Schemes.  American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 2, 46-50.

James, D.V. B., Johnston, L.H., Crone, D., Sidford, A. H.,Gidlow, C., Morris, C. & Foster, C. (2008).  Factors associated with physical activity referral uptake and participation. Journal of Sports Sciences, 26, 217-224.

Bringer, J., Brackenridge, C. H., & Johnston, L. H. (2007).  Defining appropriateness in coach-athlete sexual relationships: The voice of coaches (Japanese Translation).  Journal of Sport & Gender Studies, 5, 107-120.

Gidlow, C., Johnston, L., Crone, D., Morris, C., Smith, A.,Foster, C. & James, D. (2007). Socio-demographic patterning of referral, uptake and attendance in Physical Activity Referral Schemes. Journal of Public Health Medicine 29: 107-113 doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdm002.

Bringer, J. D. Brackenridge, C., &  Johnston, L. H.  (2006). Swimming Coaches’ Perceptions of Sexual Exploitation in Sport: A Preliminary Model of Role Conflict and Role Ambiguity.  The Sport Psychologist, 20 (4) 465-479

Gidlow, C., Johnston, L. H., Crone, D.M., Ellis, N., & James, D. (2006).  A systematic review of the relationship between socio-economic position and physical activity.  Health Education Journal, 65(4) 366-395.

Johnston, L. H. (2006).  Technical and methodological learning curves: Reflections on the use of QSR NVivo in doctoral research.  International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 9 (5) 379-391.

Bringer, J. D., Johnston, L. H. & Brackenridge, C. H. (2006).  Using Computer-Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software to Develop a Grounded Theory Project, Field Methods,  18, 3, 245–266.

Gidlow, C., Johnston, L. H., Crone, D.M. & James, D. (2005).  Attendance of Exercise Referral Schemes in the UK: a systematic review.  Health Education Journal, 64, 2, 168-186.

Johnston, L. H., Warwick, J., St De Croix, M. & Crone, D. M.. (2005).  The nature of all ‘inappropriate referrals’ made to a countywide physical activity referral scheme: Implications for Practice. Health Education Journal, 64, 1, 58-69.

Crone, D., Heaney, L., Herbert, R., Wilson, J., Johnston, L.H., and Macpherson, R. (2005). A comparison of lifestyle behaviour and health perceptions of people with severe mental illness and the general population. Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 3 (4) 19-25.

Bringer, J.D., Johnston, L.H. & Brackenridge, C.H. (2004). Maximising transparency in a doctoral thesis:  The complexities of writing about the use of QSR*NVIVO within a grounded theory study.  Qualitative Research, 4 (2) 247-265.

Crone, D. M., Johnston, L. H. & Grant , T. (2004).  Maintaining Quality in Exercise Referral Schemes - Case Study of Proactive Management Service. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 5, 96-103.

James, A. D. & Johnston, L. H. (2004).  The Emerging Role of the Physical Activity Promoter within Health Promotion: The Need for Partnership Working, Heath Education, 104, (2) 77-89.

Johnston, L. H. (2003).  Invited Review of Denzin, N. K. & Lincoln, Y. S. (2003). Collecting and Interpreting Qualitative Materials (London: Sage). Qualitative Research Journal, 3 (2), 112-118 (www.latrobe.edu.au/aqr).

Jevon, S. M. & Johnston, L. H. (2003).  The perceived knowledge and attitudes of governing body chartered physiotherapists towards the psychological aspects of rehabilitation.  Physical Therapy in Sport 4, (2) 74 – 81.

Hassall, C. E., Johnston, L. H., Bringer, J. D.,& Brackenridge, C. H. (2002).  Coach and Athlete Perceptions of Ambiguous Behaviours and Sexual Harassment: Implications for Coach Education.  Journal of Sport Pedagogy, 8 (2) 1-21.

Bringer, J., Brackenridge, C. H., & Johnston, L. H. (2002).  Defining appropriateness in coach-athlete sexual relationships: The voice of coaches.  Journal of Sexual Aggression, 8 (2) 83-98.

Bringer, J., Brackenridge, C. H., & Johnston, L. H. (2001).  The name of the game: A review of sexual exploitation of females in sport.  Current Women’s Health Reports.  1, (3) 225-231

Johnston, L. H. & Carroll, D. (2000). The Psychological Impact of Injury: Effects of Prior Sport and Exercise Involvement.  British Journal of Sports Medicine, 34, (6) 436-439.

Johnston, L. H. & Carroll, D. (2000). Coping, social support, and injury: Changes over time and the effects of level of sports involvement.  Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 9, (4) 290-303.

Malkin, K. Johnston, L.H., Brackenridge, C. (2000).  A Critical Evaluation of Training Needs for Child Protection in UK Sport.  Managing Leisure 5, 151-160.

Johnston, L. H. & Carroll, D.  (1998). The provision of social support to injured athletes: A qualitative analysis.  Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 7, 267-284.

Johnston, L. H. & Carroll, D.  (1998). The context of emotional responses to athletic injury: A qualitative analysis.  Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 7, 206-220.

Chapters in edited books:

Johnston, L. H., Hutchison, A.J. & Ingham, B. (2011). The utility of biopsychosocial models of clinical formulation within stress and coping and applied practice. In T Devonport (Ed) Managing Stress from Theory to Application. Nova Science Publishers, NY.

Johnston, L.H., Breckon, J.D., & Hutchison, A. (2009).  Influencing Health Behaviour: Applying Theory to Practice.  In L. Dugdill, D. Crone & R. Graham (Eds). Physical Activity and Health Promotion. (pp. 21-42) Oxford: Blackwell.

Bringer, J.D., Johnston, L.H. & Brackenridge, C.H. (2007). Maximising transparency in a doctoral thesis:  The complexities of writing about the use of QSR*NVIVO within a grounded theory study. In A. Bryman (Ed). Qualitative Research 2, Volume 4: Qualitative Data Analysis, (pp. 63-84). London: Sage.

Bringer, J.D., Brackenridge, C.H. & Johnston, L.H. (2002).  Defining appropriateness in coach-athlete sexual relationships: The voice of coaches.  In C. Brackenridge & K. Fasting, (Eds). Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Sport: International Research and Policy Perspectives  (pp.111-131).  London: Whiting & Birch Ltd.

Johnston, L. H.  (2000).  Riot by Appointment: An Examination of the Nature and Structure of Seven by Hard Core Football Hooligan Groups.  In Canter, D. V. and Alison, L. J. (eds.).  Offender Profiling Series, Volume V: The Social Psychology of Crime: Groups, Teams and Networks, (pp. 153-188).  Aldershot: Dartmouth Press.

Johnston, L. H. Corban, R. M. & Clarke.  (1999).  Multi-Method Approaches to the Investigation of Adherence Issues within Sport and Exercise: Qualitative and Quantitative Techniques. In S. J. Bull (Ed).  Adherence Issues in Exercise and Sport, (pp. 263-288). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Invited Conference Speaker:

Johnston, L.H. (2006).  Invited Expert panel: Easily accessible qualitative data analysis software: low cost and open access tools for qualitative data processing and data analysis.  ESRC Methods Festival, St Catherines College, Oxford, 17th-20th July 2006.

Richards, L, Johnston, L.H. Di Gregorio, S. Bazeley, P. (2004). Evaluating the performance of NVivo users: What demonstrates skill with NVivo and why is it important to do so?.  Invited expert panel, facilitated by Davidson J. at Strategies in Qualitative Research, 1-3rd September, University of Durham, UK.

Johnston, L. H. (2003).  Behaviour Change and Motivational Interviewing.  Dorset Physical Activity Alliance Conference, 9th December 2003.

Johnston, L. H. (2003).  Exercise Counselling and Motivation. Keynote address presented at British Association of Cardiac Rehabilitaton (BACR): Exercis Professionals Group.  11th-12th July, University of Keele, UK.

Bringer, J. D. & Johnston, L. H. (2003).  Good Practice and Child Protection Issues in Sport Psychology.  British Psychological Society Ethics Workshop, Bournemouth, March, 12th, 2003.

Conference Papers (Oral Presentations):

Hutchison, A.J., Johnston, L.H. & Breckon, J.D. (2009, June). A Grounded Theory of Long Term Physical Activity Behaviour Change.  Presented at the 3rd International Qualitative Conference in Sport and Exercise, Roehampton, UK, June 10th-12. 

Mills, H., James, D., Crone, D., Johnston, L., Morris., C. Gidlow, C.(2009).  Factors associated with exercise referral attendance and health outcomes. Proceedings of the 14th European Congress of Sport Science.

Hutchison, A.J., Johnston, L. H. & Breckon, J. (2008, September). Using QSR-NVivo to facilitate a grounded theory approach. Presented at the BPS Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section Inaugural Conference, Leeds, UK, September 1st – 4th.

Hutchison, A.J., Johnston, L.H. & Breckon, J.D. (2008, September). A grounded theory of long-term physical activity behaviour change: A Preliminary Model. Poster session presented at the BPS Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section Inaugural Conference, Leeds, UK, September 1st – 4th.

Mills, H., Crone, D., Johnston, L. H. & James, D. (2007) ‘Even if you can’t skip, you have a skip in your step when you walk out of the gym’: A study into patients’ perceptions of an exercise referral scheme. Journal of Sport Sciences, 25 (S2), 108-109.

Johnston, L. H. & Branley, D. (2006).  Software Enhancing the Quality of Qualitative Research: Using QSR Nvivo within Doctoral Research: Reflections on Processes.  ESRC Methods Festival, St Catherines College, Oxford, 17th-20th July 2006.

Johnston, L.  & Jackson, K. (2005).  International Comparisons of Qualitative Rigour, Paper Presented at Strategies in Qualitative Research, 21 – 23 September, University of Durham, UK.

Coupland, C. & Johnston, L. H. (2004).  Using QSR NVivo in Phenomenological Research: The experience of recovering from Psychosis through Groupwork.  Paper Presented at Strategies in Qualitative Research, 1-3rd September, University of Durham, UK.

Johnston, L. H. (2004). Technical and methodological learning curves: reflections on the use of QSR NVivo in Doctoral Research. Paper Presented at Strategies in Qualitative Research, 1-3rd September, University of Durham, UK.

Bringer, J.D., Johnston, L.H. & Brackenridge, C.H. (2003). Maximising transparency in a doctoral thesis:  The complexities of writing about the use of QSR*NVIVO within a grounded theory study.  Paper presented at Qualitative Psychology, 10th-11th April, University of Leeds, UK.

Bringer, J. D., Johnston, L. H. & Brackenridge, C. H. (2003).  Using NVIVO in a grounded theory project.  Paper Presented at Strategies in Qualitative Research: Methodological issues and practices  using QSR NVivo and NUD*IST, 8th - 9th May, IOE, LONDON, UK.

Jevon, S. M. & Johnston, L. H. (2001).  Psychological Impact of Injury in Elite Athletes: An Exploration of the Knowledge of the Governing Body Chartered Physiotherapist.  Paper Presented at the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Annual Conference, 4-6th September, Newport, UK.

Johnston, L. H. (2001).  Reflections on teaching qualitative software in the UK: Methodological vacuum and software skills?  Paper presented at Critical Issues in Qualitative.  Research, 3-7th July, Melbourne, Australia.

Bringer, J. D., Brackenridge, C., & Johnston, L. H. (2001).  A qualitative study of swimming coaches’ attitudes towards sexual relationships in sport. Paper presented at the 10th World Congress of Sport Psychology, May 28 - June 2, Skiathos, Greece.

Bamber, D. J. Cockerill, I. M., Johnston, L. H., & Carroll, D.  (1999).  Qualitative research methods in exercise dependence research.  Introducing the exercise dependence interview.  In John M Fisher, & David J Savage (eds).  Beyond Experimentation into Meaning.  EPCA Publications, Farnborough. 

Johnston, L. H. & Carroll, D.  (1999). The context of emotional responses to athletic injury: A qualitative analysis.  In John M Fisher, & David J Savage (eds).  Beyond Experimentation into Meaning.  EPCA Publications, Farnborough. 

Johnston , L. H. & Bamber, D. J. (1999).  NUD*IST4 Workshop.  In John M Fisher, & David J Savage (eds).  Beyond Experimentation into Meaning.  EPCA Publications, Farnborough. 

Johnston, L.H. & D. Carroll.  (1998).  Emotional responses, perceived pain, and recovery throughout formal rehabilitation: the effect of sports involvement prior to injury.  Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 15th-18th July, Manchester, England.

Academic Supervision:

Hutchison, A. J. (2009).  Understanding Successful Physical Activity Behaviour Change Using a Grounded Theory Methodology.   Doctor of Philosophy, Sheffield Hallam University.

Mills, H. (2008).  A Mixed Method Investigation into the Perception and Measurement of Success in the Healthwise Exercise Referral Scheme.  Doctor of Philosophy, University of Gloucestershire.

Breckon, J. D.  (2007). Physical Activity Counselling: The Application of Motivational Interviewing and Brief Negotiation.  Doctor of Philosophy, Sheffield Hallam University.

Sidford, A. (2007).  Determinants of Attendance in a Countywide Physical Activity Referral Scheme, Master of Philosophy, Sheffield Hallam University.

Gidlow, C. (2006).  Physical Activity Referral Schemes: Socio-demographic Patterning of Exposure, Uptake and Attendance.  Doctor of Philosophy, Sheffield Hallam University.

Filby, W. C. D. (2006). An Investigation into the Effectiveness of Different Approaches to Goal-setting.  Master of Philosophy, Sheffield Hallam University.

Brooks, J.  (2005). Towards Successful Coping: The Sources of Pressure and Coping Responses in Elite Youth Male Cricket.  Doctor of Philosophy, University of Gloucestershire.

Bringer, J. D. (2002).  Sexual Exploitation: Swimming Coaches’ Perceptions and the Development of Role Conflict and Role Ambiguity.  Doctor of Philospohy, University of Gloucestershire

Jevon, S. M. (2001).  Psychological Impact of Injury in Elite Athletes: An Exploration of the Knowledge of the Governing Body Chartered Physiotherapist.  Masters by Research, University of Gloucestershire.

External Examiner:

Chell, B. (2005).  Psychological Mechanisms Underpinning Severe Performance Loss in Sport: Applying Theory to Practice.  Doctoral Thesis.  Faculty of Health and Wellbeing. Sheffield Hallam University.

Meloni, S. (2003).  How Adults from a Population with Low Socio Economic Background Experience Exercise and Physical Activity: An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis. Doctoral Thesis. Medical School. University of Newcastle.

Tobin, V. (2003).  Facilitating Exercise Behaviour Change: A Self Determination Theory and Motivational Interviewing Perspective.  Doctoral Thesis. Department of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Bangor.