Dr Ajayi M.

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Dr.Michael Adeniyi Ajayi is a professor in the department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, university of Ibadan,. He obtained the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Degree, (Second Class Upper Division) in Physical & Health Education from University of Benin, in 1987; Master of Education (M.Ed) Degree in Psychology &Sociology of Sport from University of Ibadan, in 1988 and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in sport Psychology from University of Ibadan, in 1992.

He is the head of Sociology &Psychology of Sport unit.

Dr. Ajayi's research focuses on sport performance and biofeedback, pre-retirement and post retirement sport counseling,

His major publications include:

Ajayi, M.A& Ipinmoroti, A.O (2001): Post-Game attribution dilemmas of undergraduate students during the Nigeria University games. Journal of International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance.Vol. 37.59-61.

Ajayi, M.A. (2005) Awareness and utilization of Psychological Skills Among University Athletes in West Africa. European Journal of Scientific Research. Vol. 8. No.3.31-35

Ajayi, M. A (2005) Cross-cultural Differences in Sport Values Among University Athletes (Nigeria & Ghana). European Journal of ScientificResearch. Vol. 12. No.1.153-158

Ajayi, M.A (2006) Perceived Retirement Phobia as a Function of Age Educational and Marital Status of Professional Athletes. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics. Issue .10, 57-64

Ajayi, M.A & Stephen, S.S (2006) Effect of Stress Inoculation Training on Levels of Sensitivity and Tension Control Among University Athletes. Research Journals of International Studies. Issue 3,4-12.

Postgraduate Teaching.

Dr. Ajayi welcomes postgraduate students' research in emotional intelligence and sport performance.