• Dr. Hardy is the Founding Dean of the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). In this role he serves as the chief executive officer for the college overseeing all academic, research and service programs within the School of Health and Applied Human Services, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work. He received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University and was a post doctoral research fellow in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also holds a M.S. from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a B.S. from East Carolina University.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2017-05-01 Building the Plane While Flying It: Lessons Learned in the Development of the North Carolina Local Performance Site for the HRSA Region IV Public Health Training CenterPedagogy in Health Promotion.  3:17S-20S. 2017-05-01
    2008-01-01 Assessing the validity of statistical inferences in public health research: An evidence-based “best practices” approach.Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association.  3:10-23. 2008-01-01
    2007-01-01 Who will keep the public healthy in Georgia? Applications to physical activity and the obesity epidemic.The GAHPERD Journal.  40:19-24. 2007-01-01
    2003-01-01 High school athletes’ perceptions of sport psychology and preferences for servicesInternational Sports Journal.  7:18-23. 2003-01-01
    2002-01-01 An exploratory investigation of optimism, pessimism, and sport orientation among NCAA Division I college athletes.International Sports Journal.  6:136-145. 2002-01-01
    2002-01-01 The effects of brief imagery on free throw shooting performance and concentration style of intercollegiate basketball players: A single-subject design.International Sports Journal.  6:60-67. 2002-01-01
    2001-01-01 The effects of music on the intensity and direction of pre-competitive cognitive and somatic state anxiety and self-confidence in collegiate athletes..  5:101-110. 2001-01-01
    1997-01-01 Foundations of team building: Introduction to the team building primerJournal of Applied Sport Psychology.  9:1-10. 1997-01-01
    1997-01-01 Individual values and the team building processJournal of Applied Sport Psychology.  9:41-60. 1997-01-01
    1997-01-01 The effects of environmental colorThe Journal of Sport Behavior.  20:125-138. 1997-01-01
    1995-01-01 Social physique anxiety and perceived exercise behavior.Journal of Sport Behavior.  20:83-93. 1995-01-01
    1994-01-01 Nurturing our future through effective mentoring: Developing roots as well as wingsJournal of Applied Sport Psychology.  6:196-204. 1994-01-01
    1993-01-01 The social support survey: An initial validation study of a clinical measure and practice model of the social support process. A conceptualization of the social support process.Research on Social Work Practice.  3:288-311. 1993-01-01
    1991-01-01 Ready, aim, fire... Relaxation strategies for enhancing pistol marksmanship.Psychological Reports: Perceptual and Motor Skills.  72:775-786. 1991-01-01
    1991-01-01 Relationships between exercise and anxiety: methodological trapJournal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.  13:65-74. 1991-01-01
    1991-01-01 The effects of task structure and teammate competence on social loafing.Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.  13:372-381. 1991-01-01
    1991-01-01 The role of social support in the life stress-injury relationship.The Sport Psychologist.  5:128-139. 1991-01-01
    1990-01-01 Affective response patterns of the injured athlete: An exploratory analysisThe Sport Psychologist.  4:261-274. 1990-01-01
    1990-01-01 Social loafing: Motivational losses in collective performanceInternational Journal of Sport Psychology.  21:305-327. 1990-01-01
    1989-01-01 Neuroendocrine responses of Type A (coronary prone) behavior pattern to exerciseBehavioral Medicine.  15:84-92. 1989-01-01
    1989-01-01 Strategies for enhancing social support networks in sport: A brainstorming experienceJournal of Applied Sport Psychology.  1:150-159. 1989-01-01
    1988-01-01 A/B Types and psycho-physiological responses to exercise stressJournal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.  11:141-151. 1988-01-01
    1988-01-01 An examination of social support networks among athletes: Description and relationship to stress.The Sport Psychologist.  3:23-33. 1988-01-01
    1988-01-01 An examination of the life stress-injury relationship among noncontact sport participantsBehavioral Medicine.  14:113-118. 1988-01-01
    1988-01-01 Analysis of psychological momentum in intercollegiate tennis.Journal of Sport and Psychology.  10:346-354. 1988-01-01
    1988-01-01 Not what, but how one feels: The measurement of affect during exerciseJournal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.  11:304-317. 1988-01-01
    1988-01-01 Physiological and psychological responses to a low dose of naloxone administered during prolonged running.Annals of Sports Medicine.  4:21-25. 1988-01-01
    1988-01-01 The effect of running in an outdoor environment on plasma beta endorphins.Annals of Sports Medicine.  3:230-233. 1988-01-01
    1987-01-01 Exercise intensity related responses of beta endorphin and catecholaminesMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.  19:570-574. 1987-01-01
    1987-01-01 Social loafing in cheerleaders: Effects of team membership and competition.Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.  10:109-114. 1987-01-01
    1986-01-01 Discriminating contestants at the United States Olympic Marathon Trials as a function of precompetitive affective stateInternational Journal of Sport Psychology.  17:100-109. 1986-01-01
    1986-01-01 Social loafing on a cheering taskSocial Science.  71:165-172. 1986-01-01
    1986-01-01 The mediational role of social influence in the perception of exertion.Journal of Sport Psychology.  8:88-104. 1986-01-01
    1986-01-01 The relationship between selected psychological traits and fear of success in senior elite wrestlersCanadian Journal of Applied Sport Sciences.  11:205-210. 1986-01-01
    1983-01-01 The post knowledge of results interval: Effect of interpolated activity on cognitive information processingThe Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.  54:144-148. 1983-01-01
    1982-01-01 Stimulus velocity and movement distance as determiners of movement velocity and coincident timing accuracyHuman Factors.  24:599-608. 1982-01-01


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    2023-07-01 Authentic Excellence for Organizations: Creating Flourishing "&" Cultures.  Routledge. 2023-07-01


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    2004-01-01 Coaching: Building and maintaining effective communication systems -- Essential Sport Psychology.  Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc. 191-212. 2004-01-01
    2001-01-01 Team building within academic units: Processes, components, and recommendations -- A Practical Guide for Leading and Managing an Administrative Unit in Health, Kinesiology, and Leisure Studies.  Sangmore Press. 63-78. 2001-01-01
    1997-01-01 Social support and injury: A framework for social support-based interventions with injured athletes -- Psychological bases of sport injuries.  Fitness Information Technology, Inc. 175-198. 1997-01-01
    1993-01-01 Sport psychology and the injured athlete -- Textbook of Primary Care Sports Medicine.  Blackwell Scientific Publications, Inc. 667-678. 1993-01-01
    1993-01-01 The dimensions of social support when dealing with sport injuries -- Psychological bases of sport injuries.  Fitness Information Technology, Inc. 121-144. 1993-01-01
    1991-01-01 The sport psychologist: Psychological aspects of injury in sport -- The Sports Medicine Team and Athlete Injury Prevention.  F.A. Davis Company. 114-132. 1991-01-01
    1984-01-01 Precompetitive affect and athletic performance. -- Cognitive Sport Psychology.  Sport Science Associates. 79-88. 1984-01-01


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    2009-01-01 The associations of competitive trait anxiety and personal control with burnout in sportAthletic Insight: The Online Journal of Sport Psychology. 1-14. 2009-01-01
    2007-01-01 Update on the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public HealthInternational Chinese Statistical Association Bulletin. 42-55. 2007-01-01
    1992-01-01 Mind-body maturity: Psychological approaches to sports, exercise, and fitness.Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology. 326-327. 1992-01-01
    1991-01-01 Competitive excellence: The psychology and strategy of successful team building.The Sport Psychologist. 290-291. 1991-01-01
    1991-01-01 Social support within sportSport Psychology Training Bulletin. 1-8. 1991-01-01
    1990-01-01 Communication fundamentals: Active listeningSport Psychology Training Bulletin. 1-8. 1990-01-01
    1990-01-01 Dealing with injurySport Psychology Training Bulletin. 1-8. 1990-01-01
    1990-01-01 Improving individual effort in team sportsSport Psychology Training Bulletin. 1-6. 1990-01-01
    1990-01-01 Relaxation trainingSport Psychology Training Bulletin. 1-7. 1990-01-01
    1989-01-01 Dealing with precompetitive anxietySport Psychology Training Bulletin. 1-7. 1989-01-01
    1989-01-01 Developing your mental pacemakerSport Psychology Training Bulletin. 1-6. 1989-01-01
    1989-01-01 Effective goal settingSport Psychology Training Bulletin. 1-7. 1989-01-01
    1989-01-01 Exercise adherence: Its impact on public healthAmerican College of Sports Medicine Bulletin, Human Kinetics Books. 19. 1989-01-01


    Research Overview

  • Health Behavior Sport and Exercise Psychology Team Dynamics
  • Full Name

  • Charles J Hardy