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Sport psychology: A career on the rise

April 2, 2012
Sport psychology: A career on the rise

Meredith Whitley, MSU sport psychology student Austin Thornton, senior and co-captain of the MSU Spartan Basketball Team, doesn’t solely rely on skill to make points when he steps up to the free-throw line; he also has to master control of his own thoughts and concentrate on the task at hand over the anticipatory whispers wafting from...
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Three kinesiology faculty receive awards

March 26, 2012
Three kinesiology faculty receive awards

John W. Powell, Sally Nogle and Dave Carrier, instructors in the Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University, have been selected as the 2012 recipients of the GLATA Outstanding Educator Award. The Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (GLATA), provides this award to honor contributions to the education of its members. As part of the criteria,...
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Kinesiology department names new chairperson

March 21, 2012
Kinesiology department names new chairperson

Alan L. Smith, a leading researcher on the links between physical activity and youth development, has been selected as the next chairperson of the Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University. Pending approval of his faculty appointment by the university Board of Trustees, he is set to begin the job on Aug. 16, 2012....
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Sport and exercise psychology symposium held at MSU

March 1, 2012
Sport and exercise psychology symposium held at MSU

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...
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Kinesiology department chair candidates give presentations

February 23, 2012
Kinesiology department chair candidates give presentations

Three candidates interviewing for the chairperson position in the Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University will be visiting campus and giving presentations this month. These presentations will address each candidate’s leadership philosophy, style and vision for the kinesiology department, and will be followed by a question and answer session. Dates and times for...
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Study connects sports to positive positive youth development

February 7, 2012
Study connects sports to positive positive youth development

Researchers from Michigan State University’s Institute for the Study of Youth Sports (ISYS) have found that underserved youth report more life skill and character development when their sports coaches place greater emphasis on creating caring climates. This involves the coach creating an atmosphere that focuses on player self-improvement versus players’ comparing and competing with...
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