Sport and Exercise Psychology

Andreas Ivarsson

Andreas Ivarsson, PhD, is an assistant professor in sport and exercise psychology at Halmstad University in Sweden. He is also currently working as a sport psychology consultant with athletes from different team sports. His research interests include psychological aspects related to sport injuries and sport performance, psychological predictors of drop-out from youth sport, and statistical and methodological aspects within psychological research.

Urban Johnson

Urban Johnson, PhD, is a professor in sport and exercise psychology at Halmstad University in Sweden. He is also the appointed research leader for the research group "Sustainable sport and physical activity" at the Centre for Research on Well-being, Health and Sport at Halmstad University and a member of the research board at the Swedish National Centre for Research in Sports in Stockholm. His research interests include psychological aspects of sports injuries; leadership and coaching in sport; and applied sport psychology.

Mark Eys

Mark Eys, PhD, is a professor in the Departments of Kinesiology/Physical Education and Psychology (joint) at Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr. Eys is the Laurier Research Chair in Group Dynamics and Physical Activity (2019-present), and he previously held a Tier II Canada Research Chair (2009-2019).

M. Blair Evans

M. Blair Evans, PhD, joined the Kinesiology Department at Penn State in 2015 in his current role as an assistant professor. His educational pathway includes doctoral studies in social psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University (2014), along with Master’s education from the University of Lethbridge and undergraduate education from Laurentian University. He also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Queen’s University in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.

Alex Benson

Alex Benson, PhD, joined the department of psychology at Western University as an assistant professor in 2017, bridging the cluster areas of industrial/organizational psychology and social, personality and developmental psychology. He completed his formal education at Wilfrid Laurier University, beginning with a BSc and MSc in kinesiology before going on to complete his doctoral studies in social psychology. He was awarded a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship to investigate group dynamics in youth sport teams at Nipissing University.

Every Count Matters Mindset Training for Dancers eBook

Regardless of physical talent, all dancers face struggles. The outcome depends largely on the dancer’s mindset. Authors Chelsea Butters Wooding and Ashley Coker-Cranney combine their similar backgrounds in dance with their expertise as mental performance consultants to cultivate an adaptive mindset and positive perspective to elevate a dancer’s performance as well as perspective.

Every Count Matters Mindset Training for Dancers

Regardless of physical talent, all dancers face struggles. The outcome depends largely on the dancer’s mindset. Authors Chelsea Butters Wooding and Ashley Coker-Cranney combine their similar backgrounds in dance with their expertise as mental performance consultants to cultivate an adaptive mindset and positive perspective to elevate a dancer’s performance as well as perspective.

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