Tag Archives: Sports

Ewing named as Fellow of national sports psychology group

Ewing named as Fellow of national sports psychology group

Martha Ewing, associate professor of kinesiology, recently became a Fellow of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. The distinction, which she received at the organization’s conference in Providence, Rhode Island during October 2010, is reserved for AASP members who have made significant contributions to academic and professional practice knowledge in sport and exercise psychology. Ewing… Read More »

Kinesiology professor analyzes NFL injury rates

Kinesiology professor analyzes NFL injury rates

John Powell, associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology, analyzes the rate of injuries for the National Football League. He says the frequency of player injuries so far in the 2010 season is consistent with 2009. Read more in this Washington Post article.

Helping coaches deal with doping issues

Helping coaches deal with doping issues

Kinesiology professor and department chair Deb Feltz is working on a project to improve coaches’ confidence when it comes to confronting athletes that they suspect might be using performance-enhancing drugs. She is co-principal investigator with Philip Sullivan, a professor at Brock University in Ontario, Canada.  Sullivan received his Ph.D. in kinesiology from MSU in 2000. Read… Read More »

Finding balance in youth sports

Kinesiology Professor Dan Gould provides expertise to the Chicago Sun-Times on engaging in a healthy level of youth sports.

Sports and family time

Professor Dan Gould quoted in Wall Street Journal article: “Kids Quit the Team for More Family Time.”