Screening Tools

In addition to conducting clinical trials, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, epidemiological and organisational research, Simon has expertise in psychometric assessment. This includes validation of new concepts and mental health screening tools sensitised to specific populations. He is the lead developer of the Athlete Psychological Strain Questionnaire (APSQ) which is the International Olympic Committee’s recommended athlete mental health triage scale. He led development of the Sports Psychological Safety Inventory (SPSI), in addition to the Athlete Perceptions of Performance Scale (APPS), the Male Depression Risk Scale (MDRS) and co-developed the Masculine Health Related Values Scale (IMVS).