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Professor Martin Hagger

Professor Martin Hagger Professor Martin Hagger

PhD

Position John Curtin Distinguished Professor
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
School School of Psychology and Speech Pathology
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 401.318
Phone +618 92662215
Email Martin.Hagger@curtin.edu.au
Twitter twitter.com/MartinHagger
Website www.martinhagger.com
ORCID orcid.org/0000-0002-2685-1546
ResearcherID www.researcherid.com/rid/G-5211-2012
Google Scholar scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=-5rAFa8AAAAJ&hl=en
Scopus Author Identifier www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=6602134841

Brief Summary

Personal website: www.martinhagger.com.

Research group: Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine (HPBM) Research Group.

Overview

I obtained my undergraduate degree and Ph.D. from Loughborough University under the supervision of Prof. Stuart Biddle. My first academic post was in School of Psychology, University of Sheffield as a postdoctoral Research Fellow (Feb 1999 to Feb 2002). I then served as a lecturer in the Department of Psychology, University of Essex (Feb 2002 to Feb 2006) and Reader in Social and Health Psychology in the School of Psychology, University of Nottingham (Feb 2006 to Apr 2011). I served as Adjunct Professor at Curtin University (Oct 2010 to Apr 2011) and became a full Professor in Psychology at Curtin from April 2011. I was awarded the title of John Curtin Distinguished Professor in April 2013.

I am a John Curtin Distinguished Professor in the School of Psychology and Speech Pathology at Curtin University.  I have diverse research interests in the areas of health and social psychology. My main focus is the social processes involved in people’s "self-regulation" of social and health behaviour. I am interested in how psychological factors such as attitudes, intentions, self-control, action plans, and motives affect their behaviour and what health professionals can do to change health-related behaviour. My research applies social cognitive and motivational theories to understand and to intervene and change diverse health behaviours such as physical activity, eating a healthy diet, smoking cessation, alcohol reduction, anti-doping behaviours in sport, and medication adherence. I am the Director of the Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine Research Group at Curtin University. I am also editor-in-chief of Health Psychology Review (impact factor: 6.750) and Stress and Health (impact factor: 1.336) and editorial board member of eight other international peer-reviewed journals.

My principal research collaborator is Dr. Nikos Chatzisarantis (also at Curtin University) along with other members of the HPBM team. I also have research collaborators in Australia, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, the Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

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Memberships, Awards and Training

1997 Young Investigators Award, European College of Sport Science (ECSS) Annual Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013 Researcher of the Year Award 2013, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University
2013 Awarded title of John Curtin Distinguished Professor
2014 Fellow of European Health Psychology Society
2014 Distinguished Health Psychology Contribution Award, Health Psychology Division (Division 8), International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)
2014 Distinguished International Affiliate of Division 38 (Health Psychology) of the American Psychological Association

 

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Employment History

1999-2001 School of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK

2001-2006 Department of Psychology, University of Essex, UK

2006-2011 School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK

2011-present School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University, Australia

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Teaching

I contribute to Undergraduate Honours supervision, supervision of Postgraduate students by research, and I contribute to the MSc in Psychology unit Social and Behavioural Health

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Specialty Areas

In Press

Allom, V., Mullan, B. A., & Hagger, M. S. (in press). Does inhibitory control training improve health behaviour? A meta-analysis. Health Psychology Review. doi: 10.1080/17437199.2015.1051078

Caudwell, K. M., & Hagger, M. S. (in press). Pre-drinking and alcohol-related harm in undergraduates: The influence of explicit motives and implicit alcohol identity. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. doi: 10.1007/s10865-014-9573-6

Caudwell, K. M., & Hagger, M. S. (in press). Predicting alcohol pre-drinking in Australian undergraduate students using an integrated theoretical model. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12044

Chan, D. K. C., Donovan, R. J., Lentillon-Kaestner, V., Hardcastle, S. J., Dimmock, J. A., Keatley, D. A., & Hagger, M. S. (in press). Young athletes’ awareness and monitoring of anti-doping in daily life: Does motivation matter? Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. doi: 10.1111/sms.123622

Chan, D. K. C., Lentillon-Kaestner, V., Dimmock, J. A., Donovan, R. J., Keatley, D. A., Hardcastle, S. J., & Hagger, M. S. (in press). Self-control, self-regulation, and doping in sport: A test of the strength-energy model. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Chan, D. K. C., Zhang, X., Fung, H. H., & Hagger, M. S. (in press). Does emotion and its daily fluctuation correlate with depression? A cross-cultural analysis among six developing countries. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health. doi: 10.1016/j.jegh.2014.09.001

Décamps, G., Gana, K., Hagger, M. S., & Boujut, E. (in press). A study of the relationships between sport practice and health issues among college students: Effects of gender on eating disorders and substance use [Étude des liens entre la fréquence de pratique sportive et la santé des étudiants : mesure des effets de genre sur les troubles alimentaires et les consommations de substances]. Psychologie Française. doi: 10.1016/j.psfr.2014.01.002

Ferriz, R., González-Cutre, D., Sicilia, Á., & Hagger, M. S. (in press). Predicting healthy and unhealthy behaviors through physical education. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. doi: 10.1111/sms.12470

Hagger, M. S. (in press). Retired or not, the theory of planned behaviour will always be with us. Health Psychology Review. doi: 10.1080/17437199.2015.1034470

Hagger, M. S., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. D. (in press). The trans-contextual model of autonomous motivation in education: Conceptual and empirical issues and meta-analysis. Review of Educational Research, doi:10.3102/0034654315585005

Hagger, M. S., Rebar, A. L., Mullan, B. M., Lipp, O. V., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. D. (in press). The subjective experience of habit captured by self-report indexes may lead to inaccuracies in the measurement of habitual action. Health Psychology Review. doi: 10.1080/17437199.2014.959728

Hardcastle, S. J., Chan, D. K. C., Caudwell, K. M., Sultan, S., Cranwell, J., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., & Hagger, M. S. (in press). Larger and more prominent graphic health warnings on plain-packaged tobacco products and avoidant responses in current smokers: A qualitative study. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. doi: 10.1007/s12529-015-9487-x

Rich, A., Brandes, K., Mullan, B. A., & Hagger, M. S. (in press). Theory of planned behavior and adherence in chronic illness: a meta-analysis. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, doi:10.1007/s10865-015-9644-3

2015

Chan, D. K. C., Dimmock, J. A., Donovan, R. J., Lentillon-Kaestner, V., Hardcastle, S., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Self-determined motivation in sport predicts motivation and intention of anti-doping behaviors: A perspective from the Trans-contextual Model. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 18, 315-322. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2014.04.001

Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Illusionary delusions. Willingness to exercise self-control can mask effects of glucose on self-control performance in experimental paradigms that use identical self-control tasks. Appetite, 84, 322–324. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.10.025

Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Unsuccessful attempts to replicate effects of self-control operations and glucose on ego-depletion pose an interesting research question that demands explanation. Appetite, 84, 328–329. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.10.024

Hagger, M. S. (2015). Conservation of Resources Theory and the 'Strength' Model of Self-Control: Conceptual overlap and commonalities. Stress and Health, 31, 89–94. doi: 10.1002/smi.2639

Hagger, M. S. (2015). Implicating self-control in the mechanism by which implementation intentions reduce stress-induced unhealthy eating: A comment on O'Connor et al. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 49, 301–304. doi: 10.1007/s12160-014-9678-8

Hagger, M. S., Sultan, S., Hardcastle, S. J., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. D. (2015). Perceived autonomy support and autonomous motivation toward mathematics activities in educational and out-of-school contexts is related to mathematics homework behavior and attainment. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 41, 111–123. doi: 10.1016/j.cedpsych.2014.12.002

Hagger, M. S., Wong, G. G., & Davey, S. R. (2015). A theory-based behavior-change intervention to reduce alcohol consumption in undergraduate students: Trial protocol. BMC Public Health, 15, 306. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1648-y

Hardcastle, S. J., Hancox, J., Hattar, A., Maxwell-Smith, C., Thogersen-Ntoumani, C., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Motivating the unmotivated: How can health behaviour be changed in those unwilling to change? Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 835. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00835

Hardcastle, S. J., Legge, E., Laundy, C. S., Egan, S. J., French, R., Watts, G. F., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Patients’ perceptions and experiences of familial hypercholesterolemia, cascade genetic screening and treatment. International Journal of Behavioural Medicine, 22, 92–100. doi: 10.1007/s12529-014-9402-x

Hardcastle, S. J., Tye, M., Glassey, R., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Exploring the perceived effectiveness of a life skills development program for high-performance athletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 16, 139-149. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2014.10.005

Hattar, A., Hagger, M. S., & Pal, S. (2015). Weight-loss intervention using implementation intentions and mental imagery: A randomised control trial study protocol. BMC Public Health, 15, 196. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1578-8

Hein, V., Koka, A., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Relationships between perceived teachers' controlling behaviour, psychological need thwarting, anger and bullying behaviour in high-school students. Journal of Adolescence, 42, 103-114. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.04.003

Keatley, D. A., Chan, D. K. C., Caudwell, K. M., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). A consideration of what is meant by automaticity and better ways to measure it. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1537. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01537

Loftus, A. M., Yalcin, O., Baughman, F. D., Vanman, E. J., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). The impact of transcranial direct current stimulation on inhibitory control in young adults. Brain and Behavior, 5(5), e00332. doi: 10.1002/brb3.332

Rebar, A. L., Loftus, A. M., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Cognitive control and the non-conscious regulation of health behavior. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 122. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.0012

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Publications

2015

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Jane, M., J. Foster, M. Hagger, and S. Pal. 2015. “Using new technologies to promote weight management: a randomised controlled trial study protocol.” BMC Public Health 15 (509): 1-9.
  • Hagger, M., S. Sultan, S. J. Hardcastle, and N. L. Chatzisarantis. 2015. “Perceived autonomy support and autonomous motivation toward mathematics activities in educational and out-of-school contexts is related to mathematics homework behavior and attainment.” Contemporary Educational Psychology 41: 111-123.
  • Hardcastle, S. J., D. K. Chan, K. Caudwell, S. Sultan, J. Cranwell, N. Chatzisarantis, and M. Hagger.. “Larger and More Prominent Graphic Health Warnings on Plain-Packaged Tobacco Products and Avoidant Responses in Current Smokers: a Qualitative Study.” International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 0. In press.
  • Hardcastle, S. J., E. Legge, C. S. Laundy, S. J. Egan, R. French, G. Watts, and M. Hagger. 2015. “Patients’ Perceptions and Experiences of Familial Hypercholesterolemia, Cascade Genetic Screening and Treatment.” International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 22 (1): 92-100.
  • Chan, D. K., S. X. Yang, B. Mullan, X. Du, X. Zhang, N. L. Chatzisarantis, and M. Hagger. 2015. “Preventing the spread of H1N1 influenza infection during a pandemic: autonomy-supportive advice versus controlling instruction.” Journal of Behavioral Medicine 38: 416-426.
  • Chan, D. K., J. Dimmock, R. J. Donovan, S. J. Hardcastle, V. Lentillon-Kaestner, and M. Hagger. 2015. “Self-determined motivation in sport predicts anti-doping motivation and intention: A perspective from the trans-contextual model.” Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 18 (3): 315-322.
  • Chan, D. K., V. Lentillon-Kaestner, J. Dimmock, R. J. Donovan, D. Keatley, S. J. Hardcastle, and M. Hagger. 2015. “Self-Control, Self-Regulation, and Doping in Sport: A Test of the Strength-Energy Model.” Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology 37 (2): 199-206.
  • Hagger, M., S. Koch, and N. L. Chatzisarantis. 2015. “The effect of causality orientations and positive competence-enhancing feedback on intrinsic motivation: A test of additive and interactive effects.” Personality and Individual Differences 72: 107-111.
  • Chatzisarantis, N. L., V. Barkoukis, Y. P. Sami, C. Thøgersen-Ntoumani, N. Ntoumanis, S. J. Hardcastle, and M. Hagger.. “Equal Prioritisation Does Not Yield Lower Levels of Participation in Physical Activities than Higher Prioritisation.” Psychology of Sport and Exercise xx. In press.
  • Hardcastle, S. J., M. Tye, R. Glassey, and M. Hagger. 2015. “Exploring the perceived effectiveness of a life skills development program for high-performance athletes.” Psychology of Sport and Exercise 16 (3): 139-149.
  • Chan, D. K., S. J. Hardcastle, J. A. Dimmock, V. Lentillon-Kaestner, R. J. Donovan, M. Burgin, and M. Hagger. 2015. “Modal salient belief and social cognitive variables of anti-doping behaviors in sport: Examining an extended model of the theory of planned behavior.” Psychology of Sport and Exercise 16: 164-174.
  • Chan, D. K., R. J. Donovan, V. Lentillon-Kaestner, S. J. Hardcastle, J. Dimmock, D. Keatley, and M. Hagger.. “Young athletes' awareness and monitoring of anti-doping in daily life: Does motivation matter?.” Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports xx. In press.

2014

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2013

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2012

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2011

Book Chapters (Research)

  • McLachlan, S., D. Keatley, C. Stiff, and M. Hagger. 2011. “Shame: A self-determination theory perspective.” In Psychology of Neuroticism and Shame, ed. Raymond G. Jackson, 211-224. Hauppauge, NY, USA: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

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2010

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2009

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2008

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2007

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2006

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2005

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Hagger, M., and N. Chatzisarantis. 2005. “First- and higher-order models of attitudes, normative influence, and perceived behavioural control in the theory of planned behaviour.” British Journal of Social Psychology 44 (4): 513-535.
  • Hagger, M., S. Biddle, and J. C. Wang. 2005. “Physical Self-Concept in Adolescence: Generalizability of a Multidimensional, Hierarchical Model Across Gender and Grade.” Educational and Psychological Measurement 65 (2): 297-322.
  • Hagger, M., N. Chatzisarantis, M. Griffin, and J. Thatcher. 2005. “Injury Representations, Coping, Emotions, and Functional Outcomes in Athletes With Sports-Related Injuries: A Test of Self-Regulation Theory.” Journal of Applied Social Psychology 35 (11): 2345-2374.
  • Hagger, M., N. Chatzisarantis, V. Barkoukis, J. C. Wang, and J. Baranowski. 2005. “Perceived Autonomy Support in Physical Education and Leisure-Time Physical Activity: A Cross-Cultural Evaluation of the Trans-Contextual Model.” Journal of Educational Psychology 97 (3): 287-301.
  • Chatzisarantis, N., and M. Hagger. 2005. “Effects of a Brief Intervention Based on the Theory of Planned Behavior on Leisure-Time Physical Activity Participation.” Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology 27 (4): 470-487.
  • Chatzisarantis, N., M. Hagger, S. Biddle, and B. Smith. 2005. “The stability of the attitude-intention relationship in the context of physical activity.” Journal of Sports Sciences 23: 49-61.
  • Hagger, M., and S. Orbell. 2005. “A confirmatory factor analysis of the revised illness perception questionnaire (IPQ-R) in a cervical screening context.” Psychology and Health 20 (2): 161-173.

Additional publication categories

2014

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2012

Book Chapters - Other

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2010

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2009

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2007

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Hagger, M., and N. Chatzisarantis. 2007. “Advances in self-determination theory research in sport and exercise.” Psychology of Sport and Exercise 8 (5): 597-599.
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Other Information

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