M.Sc Stephen Murphy

Research Fellow
Room: IB 4/67
Phone: +49 (0)234 32-22592
Fax: +49 (0)234 32-14002

Office hours: by appointment

Research Interests

Self-Control and Self-Regulation

Self-Determination Theory


Health Behaviors


Representative Publications

Murphy, S. L., & Taylor, I. M. (in press). Self-determination in recreational exercise: Associations with lapse and post-lapse emotions. Psychology of Sport and Exercise.

Taylor, I. M., Boat, R., & Murphy, S. L. (2018). Integrating theories of self-control and motivation to advance endurance performance. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1-20.

Murphy, S. L., & Eaves, D. L. (2016). Exercising for the pleasure and for the pain of it: The implications of different forms of hedonistic thinking in theories of physical activity behavior. Frontiers in psychology, 7, 843-849


Click here for a full list of publications on my Google Scholar Profile.