Dr Mark Stevens

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, ANU School of Medicine and Psychology


Stevens, M., Cruwys, T., & Murray, K. (2020). Social support facilitates physical activity by reducing physical pain. British Journal of Health Psychology. doi: 10.1111/BJHP.12424 Link

Cruwys, T., Stevens, M., & Greenaway, K. H. (2020). A social identity perspective on COVID-19: Health risk is affected by shared group membership. British Journal of Social Psychology. doi:10.1111/bjso.12391 Link

Cruwys, T., Stevens, M., Platow, M., Drury, J., Williams, E., Kelly, A. J., & Weekes, M. (2020). Risk-taking that signals trust increases social identification. Social Psychology. doi: 10.1027/1864-9335/a000417 Link

Stevens, M., & Cruwys, T. (2020). Membership in sport or exercise groups predicts sustained physical activity and longevity in older adults compared to physically active matched controls. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. doi: 10.1093/abm/kaaa003 Link

Stevens, M., Rees, T., Coffee, P., Steffens, N. K., Haslam, S. A., & Polman, R (2020). Leading ‘us’ to be active: A two-wave test of relationships between identity leadership, group identification, and attendance. Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology, 9(1), 128-142. doi:10.1037/spy0000164 Link

Stevens, M., Rees, T., Steffens, N. K., Coffee, P., Haslam, S. A., & Polman, R (2019). Leaders’ creation of shared identity impacts group members’ effort and performance: Evidence from an exercise task. PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0218984 Link

Steffens, N. K., Slade, E., Stevens, M., & Haslam, S. A., & Rees, T. (2019). The association of identity leadership with gym class attendance and in-class effort, and the mediating role of group identification and comfort. Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 45, 101544. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2019.101544 Link

Stevens, M., Rees, T., & Polman, R. (2019). Social identification, exercise participation, and positive exercise experiences: Evidence from parkrun, Journal of Sports Sciences, 37(2), 221-228. Link

Stevens, M., Rees, T., Coffee, P., Haslam, S. A., Steffens, N. K., & Polman, R. (2018). Leaders promote attendance in sport and exercise sessions by fostering social identity, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 28(9), 2100-2108. Link

Stevens, M., Rees, T., Coffee, P., Steffens, N. K., Haslam, S. A., & Polman, R. (2017). A social identity approach to understanding and promoting physical activity, Sports Medicine, 47(10), 1911-1918. Link