Some of my more recent publications are listed below.

Books / e-Books

Hurley, O. A. (2021).  Brave Action: Sport Psychology for Life. Available to download @ The Collective Fitness: See:

Hurley, O. A. (2018).  Sport Cyberpsychology. London: Routledge.

Book Chapters

Hurley, O. (2016). The Dynamics of Groups Online. In Connolly, I., Palmer, M., Barton, H. & Kirwan, G. (eds.), Introduction to Cyberpsychology (pp. 98-110). London: Routledge.

Hurley, O. (2016). Sport and Health Cyberpsychology. In Connolly, I., Palmer, M., Barton, H. & Kirwan, G. (eds.), Introduction to Cyberpsychology (pp. 167-180). London: Routledge.

Rooney, B, Connolly, I., Hurley, O., Kirwan, G. & Power, A. (2015). Social media and networking behavior. In Alison Attrill (ed.), Cyberpsychology (pp. 88-107). UK: Oxford University Press.

McCabe, D., Hurley, O. & Flood, C. (2013). The influence of gendered web design on female science career motivation. In A. Power & G. Kirwan (eds.), Cyberpsychology & New Media: a thematic reader (pp. 60-71). UK: Psychology Press.


Hurley, O. (2017). The status of women in Irish Sport. The Irish Psychologist, 43(5), 101-102.

Hurley, O. (2016). Impact of player injuries on teams’ mental states, and subsequent performances, at the Rugby World Cup 2015. Frontiers in Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology [Opinion Article]. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00807 See here.

Hurley, O. (2015).The sport psychologist tweeter: What information do ‘followers’ want? Perspectives: Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology Staff Anthology, 2, 44-52.

Hurley, O. (2014). New Technologies in Sport: Potential impact on performance in elite sport settings. The Irish Psychologist, 41, 25.


Here are some of my ‘A Lust for Life’ Blogs from 2015 to 2017:

Here is a blog I wrote for ‘Thrive Global’ in May 2017: