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Dr. Peter Terry is Professor of Psychology at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia, a registered psychologist, and formerly Psychology Coordinator at the Queensland Academy of Sport. Over the past 30 years he has provided psychological support to more than 1,000 international and professional performers, including a host of Olympic medallists. He has worked as a sport psychologist at nine Olympic Games and more than 100 other international events.

Peter is author of over 200 publications, including five books, 24 book chapters, and 60 peer-reviewed journal articles. His most recent books, Inside Sport Psychology (with Costas Karageorghis) and The New Sport and Exercise Psychology Companion (with Tony Morris), were published in 2011.

Peter is President of the Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology (ASPASP) and a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the Australian Sport Medicine Federation (ASMF) and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). He served as President of the APS College of Sport Psychologists from 2002-2006, and was the 2011 recipient of the APS Colleges Award of Distinction.

In the distant past, Peter played sport at representative level in rugby, soccer and track and field, competed in the national bobsled championships, and ran a three-hour marathon.