With the 2012 Summer Olympics just months away, Michigan State University Professor Daniel Gould traveled to London this week to present his research on the psychology of Olympic excellence. An internationally known expert on coaching, Gould has mentally trained Olympic champions and conducted a series of studies for the U.S. Olympic Committee. He gave a… Read More »
Michigan State University hosted the 22nd annual Midwest Sport & Exercise Psychology Symposium (MSEPS) on Feb. 17-18, 2012 at the Kellogg Center. The purpose of the annual event is to highlight student work in the field and provide unique opportunities for critical feedback and discussion, according to the MSEPS website. The symposium showcases the work of upcoming scholars in a… Read More »
Professor of kinesiology Dan Gould leads efforts at Michigan State University to study and enhance the benefits of youth sports, including their potential to teach important life skills. Learn more about his work and the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports, which he directs, in his featured Faculty Conversation with MSU News.
By Nicole Geary “Moja, mbili, tatu… Team!” the boy from Tanzania shouts, throwing his arms up in unison with friends from Burma, Kenya, Ethiopia and … Michigan State University. Then the huddle breaks and, despite differences in language, history and hardships, they throw themselves into an experience they can all appreciate: soccer. There are no… Read More »
Kinesiology Professor Dan Gould provides expertise to the Chicago Sun-Times on engaging in a healthy level of youth sports.
Professor Dan Gould quoted in Wall Street Journal article: “Kids Quit the Team for More Family Time.”