CENTER DIRECTOR DELIVERS PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Dr. Trent Petrie delivered his presidential address for Division 47 (exercise and sport psychology) of the American Psychological Association at the annual convention, which was held July 31 to August 4 in Honolulu, HI.  In his speech, entitled ‘What Psychology Can Teach Us About Being A Sport Psychologist,’ Dr. Petrie argued that sport psychology has not as fully embraced current theories and empirically-supported approaches from general psychology that could be useful in the applied work that is done in the field.

CENTER AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM NOMINATED FOR DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY FROM THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, DIVISION 47

The Center and its affiliated training program in sport psychology through the Department of Psychology’s APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program was nominated for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Exercise and Sport Psychology within Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) of the American Psychological Association for 2013.  Center Director, Dr.

CENTER STAFF PROVIDE MENTAL SKILLS TRAINING TO ATHLETES AT MICHAEL JOHNSON PERFORMANCE CENTER

The Center’s staff is working with MJP to provide mental skills training to the athletes who are preparing for the 2012 NFL combine that will take place in Indianapolis, at Lucas Oil Stadium, February 22-28.  Combine training is an extensive six-week regimen in which the athletes prepare themselves to excel in all aspects of the combine, including the 40-yard run, the bench press, the Wonderlic, interviews with teams, and their physical examinations.  Athletes in training for the combine work with experts in the areas of nutrition, vision, exercise physiology, physical training, a

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