Gershon Tenenbaum, PhD, is a professor of sport and exerc...Gershon Tenenbaum, PhD, is a professor of sport and exercise psychology at Florida State University, USA. Dr. Tenenbaum is the Benjamin S. Bloom Professor of educational psychology and a graduate of Tel-Aviv University and the University of Chicago. He is a former director of the Ribstein Center for Research and Sport Medicine at the Wingate Institute in Israel and coordinator of the graduate program in sport psychology at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia.
From 1997–2001 he was the president of the International Society of Sport Psychology, and from 1996–2008 the editor of the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. He published extensively in psychology and sport psychology in areas of expertise and decision-making, psychometrics, and coping with physical effort experiences. Dr. Tenenbaum received several distinguished awards for his academic and scientific achievements, and is a member and fellow of several scientific and professional forums and societies.