CENTER FACULTY AND STAFF PRESENT RESEARCH FINDINGS AT AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Drs. Trent A. Petrie, Scott Martin, and Christy Greenleaf along with doctoral students Troy Moles, Joey Ramaeker, Nick Beck, and Justine Chatterton presented their findings from four separate studies at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Orlando FL, August 1-4.  Presentations focused on the influence of physical fitness on the academic performance of middle school students, the prevalence of eating disorders among male collegiate athletes, the relationship of mental toughness to mood state in collegiate athletes, and the sexual attractions and behaviors between sport psychology professors and their students.