Ms. Aqsa Shamim

Assistant Professor

Sports Sciences and Physical Education


I am a skilled clinical psychologist, working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sports Sciences, The University of Lahore.  I have been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on sport and exercise psychology. My teaching approach emphasizes the integration of theory and practice, empowering students to apply psychological principles to real-world sports contexts. My research focuses on various topics related to sports psychology, including performance anxiety, self-confidence, attentional control, motivation, and mental toughness.  I have also published numerous articles in prestigious academic journals and regularly presented my work at national and international conferences. 


SrNo. Year Degree Board/University
1 2012 MS. Psychology International Islamic University Islamabad
2 2022 PhD Scholar Riphah International University, Lahore
3 2007 MSc. Psychology University of the Punjab
4 2005 BA University of the Punjab
5 2003 Fsc Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad
6 2001 Matric Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad


SrNo. From To Category Designation Organization
1 2016 Still Academic Experience Assistant Professor The University of Lahore
2 2012 Consulting Experience Trainee Psychologist Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital
3 2008 2010 Consulting Experience Psychologist Wah Medical College
4 2014 2015 Academic Experience Visiting Faculty University of Central Punjab
5 2009 2012 Academic Experience Visiting Faculty International Islamic University, Islambad
6 2008 2010 Academic Experience Lecturer Wah Medical College


SrNo. Title
1 Self-Efficacy Acting As A Mediator Between Perfectionism And Competitive Anxiety Among Chess Players
2 Development Of Strength And Power Through Plyometric And Resistance Training In Rugby Players
3 Effect Of High Intensity Interval Training On Body Composition And Anthropometric Characteristics Of Overweight Young Adults Using Rowing Machine.
4 High Intensity Interval Training On Body Composition And Anthropometric Characteristics Of Overweight Young Adults Using Rowing Machine
5 A Comparative Analysis of the Relationship Between Social Support and Social Identity in Cricket and Hockey Players
6 Ecological Assets and Positive Youth Development in Students at Graduate Level
7 Physical Educators as Associates in Self-Injury
8 Mindfulness For Sports Performance In Female Athletes
9 Hero And Antihero: An Ethic And Aesthetic Reflection Of The Sports
10 Determinants of Depression in Epileptic Patients in Pakistan
11 Modeling and simulation of glucose insulin glucagon algorithm for artificial pancreas to control the diabetes mellitus
12 Glucose Insulin Algorithm for Artificial Pancreas to Control the Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
13 Affect of Sleep Loss and Mood on the Performance of Athletes.
14 Strategic Planning For the Improvement of Sports at Grass Root Level in Punjab (Hockey, Cricket and Basketball).
15 The relationship Sports and Physical Activity to the Academic Achievement: A case of Hearing Impaired Children.
16 Self-Talk and Performance: A Correlational Study of Elite Cricket Players.
17 Prevalence of Eating Disorders in Female Athletes.
18 Depression and Perception of Stigma: A Correlational Study of Epileptic
19 The Sources And Coping of Stress: A Comparative Study of Professionals and Amateur Women Cricketers of Pakistan
20 Gender difference in perceived level of social support among corporate cricket players of Pakistan.
21 Mental toughness and athletic performance: A gender analysis of coporate cricket players in Pakistan
22 Behavior of Coach and its Influence on Performance (A case study of Lahore hockey players)
23 Munchausen Syndrome as a Case of Rare Psychiatric Disorder
24 Anxiety and Self Confidence as Predictors of Athletic Performance.


SrNo. Year Level City Country Confence
1 2021 International Sukkur Pakistan Organizing Tournaments After the COVID-19 Pandemic in Pakistan
2 2018 National Lahore Pakistan 1st National Conference on Emerging Trends in Sports Science & Physical Education


SrNo. Year Awarding Organization Description
1 2021 The University of Lahore Research Publication Reward


Courses Taught

SrNo. Type Title University Semester
1 Theoretical Test, Measurement & Evaluation In Physical Educati The University of Lahore 5
2 Theoretical Sports Sociology The University of Lahore 4
3 Theoretical Introduction to Psychology University of Central Punjab 4
4 Theoretical Interpersonal Behavior University of Central Punjab 7
5 Theoretical Introduction to Psychology International Islamic University, Islamabad 5
6 Theoretical Psychiatry Wah Medical College, Nursing School 4
7 Theoretical Sports Psychology The University of Lahore 5
8 Theoretical Modern Technologies in Sports The University of Lahore 4
9 Theoretical Sports & Exercise Psychology The University of Lahore 1
10 Theoretical Sports Nutrition The University of Lahore 4

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