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Simon Marshall

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Simon Marshall, PhD is an internationally renowned expert in the psychology of sport and exercise, with focus on resilience and coping in high stress environments. He is a former Director of the Graduate Program in Sport & Exercise Psychology at San Diego State University, and Professor of Behavioral Medicine and Public Health at the University of California San Diego. From 2016-2018, he was the Head of Psychological Support for the BMC Racing, a Tour de France professional cycling team. He has published over 100 scientific articles and book chapters and is co-author of the best-selling book, The Brave Athlete (VeloPress 2017). Dr Marshall has served as an invited expert for the US National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the American Cancer Society. He lives in San Diego, CA with his wife, Lesley Paterson, a five-time professional triathlon World Champion.