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Rita De Oliveira


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Rita F. de Oliveira is a senior lecturer in sport and exercise science at London South Bank University. Her previous posts were with the VU University Amsterdam, German Sport University, and Royal Holloway University of London. She received her PhD from the VU University in 2007 for her work on the visual perception for basketball shooting. She directs the perception-action lab: development, learning and performance.

Rita is the course director for the BSc(Hons) sport and exercise science at London South bank University (LSBU), a senior fellow of the Higher education academy (HEA), an associate fellow and chartered psychologist by the British psychological association (BPS), and a member of the British association for sport sciences (BASES), the Portuguese association of sport psychology (SPPD), and the European network of young specialists in sport psychology (ENYSSP). She serves as reviewer for the LSBU ethics committee and a number of academic journals. She is currently supervising two PhD students.

London South Bank University
School of Applied Sciences
103 Borough Rd
London SE10AA
Tel. +44 7815 7959