Research, Evaluation and Innovation in surf therapy, the outdoors and mental health.

About Us

Stoked Research specialize in cutting edge solutions to the evaluation challenges posed by emergent surf therapy, physical activity, outdoor and mental health interventions. Evaluation is key to success in securing funding, optimization, translation and proliferation. If you have a question, no matter what it may be, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Jamie Marshall MSc

Previous Work

Please see below for previous examples of work, both public facing evaluations and peer reviewed journal articles.



Wave Project Scotland Evaluation
The Wave Project
May 2015

Groundswell Scotland Surf Festival Evaluation
Groundswell Scotland
September 2019


Peer Reviewed Journals

“When I Go There, I Feel Like I Can Be Myself.” Exploring Programme Theory within the Wave Project Surf Therapy Intervention
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
June 2019


Other Documents

Declaration on Surf Therapy
International Surf Therapy Organisation
July 2018



Jamie’s groundbreaking doctoral research on Surf Therapy opens new doors for all of us who are students of the ocean. Because of this research, organizations around the world will be able to understand the theoretical and tangible impacts of their work better and attain a level of academic legitimacy never before possible.
— Kris Primacio, CEO International Surf Therapy Organization


Jamie discusses #surftherapy in his role as a practitioner with the Wave Project Scotland


Surf Therapy Podcast

Stoked Research are proud to host the Surf Therapy Podcast, a platform dedicated to the discussion and sharing of best practice from across the global surf therapy family. 


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