Injury and Health Related
Mark B. Andersen, PhD, is an adjunct professor at Halmstad University in Sweden. He lives in Australia and collaborates intercontinentally with his Swedish colleagues in the areas of research, training, and supervision in applied sport and exercise psychology. He graduated with a PhD in psychology in 1988 from the University of Arizona and became a licensed psychologist in the United States in 1989. In 1994 he immigrated to Australia where he is a registered clinical psychologist.
Samuel J. Zizzi, EdD, CC-AASP, is the Dr. Pat Fehl endowed professor of sport and exercise psychology in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CPASS) at West Virginia University (WVU).
Experts in their field, the diverse contributors to this comprehensive textbook offer their valuable insights into the complex intersection of sport psychology and injury, citing current research as well as real-life experience. “Since its initial publication in 1993, Psychological Bases of Sport Injuries has been a major reference source for practitioners and graduate students in sport psychology, providing a thorough examination of the psychological aspects of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sport injuries. . .
Jim Taylor, PhD, is internationally recognized for his work in the psychology of performance in business, sport, and parenting. He has been a consultant to and has provided individual and group training to executives and businesses throughout the North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He has also consulted with the United States and Japanese Ski Teams, the United States Tennis Association, and USA Triathlon, and has worked with professional and world-class athletes in tennis, skiing, cycling, triathlon, track and field, swimming, football, golf, baseball, and many other sports. Taylor has consulted with health and medical facilities around the US, including the Mayo Clinic, the Stone Clinic in San Francisco, The Aspen Fitness and Sports Medicine Institute, and the San Francisco Bay Club. He has worked with the Miami City Ballet, the Hartford Ballet Company, the DanceAspen Summer School, and performing artists in many disciplines.
In Medical and Psychological Aspects of Sport and Exercise, Boston University professors David L. Mostofsky and Leonard D. Zaichkowsky have assembled the best theorists and clinicians in the field to explore various ways that sport and exercise have been recognized as valuable therapeutic elements in treatment and rehabilitative settings.
David Pargman is emeritus professor of educational psychology at Florida State University, where he served as program leader for educational psychology and coordinator for graduate studies in sport and exercise psychology. Prior to his 31 years of service at Florida State University, he taught at Boston University and the City College of New York. Dr. Pargman received the master's degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a PhD from New York University.
Leonard D. Zaichkowsky is professor of education at Boston University and head of the graduate program in sport and exercise psychology.
David L. Mostofsky is a professor of psychology at Boston University and holds associate appointments at several major medical institutions in the Boston area.
David Pargman is emeritus professor of educational psychology at Florida State University, where he served as program leader for educational psychology and coordinator for graduate studies in sport and exercise psychology. Prior to his 31 years of service at Florida State University, he taught at Boston University and the City College of New York. Dr. Pargman received the master's degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from New York University.