Sport and Exercise Psychology

Dr. Ed Etzel serves as a professor in the Department of Sport Sciences within the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences. 

Jean Côté is a professor in and director of the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University at Kingston in Canada.

Paul Wylleman, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. He teaches psychology of sport, exercise, and leisure in the Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy and in the Faculty of Psychology and Education at the graduate level.

David Lavallee, PhD, is a principal lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Teesside, England, where he teaches courses in psychology and is the director of the Center for Sport Performance and Applied Research.

Thomas D. Raedeke and Alan L. Smith met in 1993 at the University of Oregon, where they shared an office as graduate students in the Department of Exercise and Movement Science. Their mutual interests in motivational processes in sport led to their later collaboration on the development of the Athlete Burnout Questionnaire (ABQ), which built from Raedeke’s doctoral dissertation research on commitment and burnout in adolescent swimmers. That work received the 1995 National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Sport Psychology Academy and 1996 Association for...

Thomas D. Raedeke and Alan L. Smith met in 1993 at the University of Oregon, where they shared an office as graduate students in the Department of Exercise and Movement Science. Their mutual interests in motivational processes in sport led to their later collaboration on the development of the Athlete Burnout Questionnaire (ABQ), which built from Raedeke’s doctoral dissertation research on commitment and burnout in adolescent swimmers. That work received awards in 1995 from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Sport Psychology Academy and in...

Marc Sagal is Chief Operating Officer of Enhanced Performance Systems (EPS).

Robert M. Nideffer received his PhD in clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University in 1971.

Michael Bar-Eli, PhD, is a tenured full professor in the Department of Business Administration, Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management (GGFBM), and holds the Nat Holman Chair in Sports Research at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

Jonathan N. Metzler is Assistant Professor of Health & Kinesiology and Co-Coordinator of the sport psychology graduate program at Georgia Southern University.

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