Grad students Andrew White and Kristin Wood, visiting scholar Victor Rubio PhD, and lab director Diane Wiese-Bjornstal PhD
Diane Wiese-Bjornstal PhD and Victor Rubio PhD analysing data.

Videos/Features


WII-Habilitation

Kristin Wood, SMPL UMN, 2016

Concussions: the "invisible" injury

WJAC TV, March 2016



Marathon Class 2015

All Things KINsidered, May 2015

Marathon Class 2014



Injuries, Psychology and Female Athletes

by Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, 2014

Handling mental crises in student athletes: An athletic trainer's perspective

by Physical Activity & Sport Science



Concussions and female athletes

by Tucker Center & TPT/MN, 2011

Uganda soccer coaches

Kinesiology presentation, 2011



Psychology and socioculture affect sport injury risk, consequence, and recovery in high intensity exercise athletes

Copenhagen, 2009

Psychology and socioculture of sport injury: Does gender matter

Tucker Table, 2009



Physical activity as a context for youth development

by Extension Center for Youth Development Training and Events, 2008

Developing physically active girls

Distinguished Lecture Series, 2008

News

Andrew White presents at AASP conference, awarded COGS Travel Grant

Thursday, November 3, 2016: School of Kinesiology Ph.D. candidate Andrew White presented his research, “An applied behavior analysis approach to reducing poor sportsmanship and injury rates in youth football,” at the 31st Annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference (AASP) held Sept. 28-Oct. 1 in Phoenix, AZ. White presented and attended the conference through a travel grant award from the Council … Continue reading Andrew White presents at AASP conference, awarded COGS Travel Grant [Read Full Story]


Kinesiology students present research at Association of Applied Sport Psychology annual conference

Wednesday, October 5, 2016: The School of Kinesiology was well represented at the 2016 annual conference for the Association of Applied Sport Psychology held Sept 28-Oct 1 in Phoenix. AZ. Ph.D. student Kristin Wood presented a talk on “Increasing Rehabilitation Adherence through Game-based Technology” and  Ph.D. candidate Andrew White presented a portion of his dissertation research on reducing poor sportsmanship and … Continue reading Kinesiology students present research at Association of Applied Sport Psychology annual conference [Read Full Story]


Wiese-Bjornstal will present at Inaugural Global Congress on Sports and Christianity in York, England

Monday, August 22, 2016: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., professor in the School of Kinesiology,  will be attending the Inaugural Global Congress on Sports and Christianity in York, England, August 24 – 28. She is one of the organizers of the thematic area, Sport, Psychology, and Christianity, and will be giving a presentation entitled “Sports Medicine Psychology and Christianity.” Her talk will represent … Continue reading Wiese-Bjornstal will present at Inaugural Global Congress on Sports and Christianity in York, England [Read Full Story]


Visiting scholar Dr. Victor Rubio attends “Baltimore’s Community Awakening” seminar in Maryland

Tuesday, May 3, 2016: Víctor J. Rubio, Ph.D., CCP, a School of Kinesiology Fulbright visiting scholar from the University Autonoma Madrid in Spain, participated in the seminar “Baltimore’s Community Awakening – The Role of Anchor Institutions and Grassroots Organizations in Addressing the City’s Health and Human Rights Issue,” which was organized in a partnership between IIE/CIES and the World Trade Institute of Baltimore, … Continue reading Visiting scholar Dr. Victor Rubio attends “Baltimore’s Community Awakening” seminar in Maryland [Read Full Story]


Kinesiology participates at 2016 Athletic & Educational Equity conference

Thursday, April 14, 2016: Several School of Kinesiology faculty—Lisa Kihl, Ph.D., Chelsey Thul, Ph.D., Daheia Barr-Anderson, Ph.D., and Yuhei Inoue, Ph.D.—and a doctoral student—Andrew White, sport psychology—will be presenting at the 2016 Conference on the Intersection of Athletic & Educational Equity (AE) on Thursday, April 21 at the University of Minnesota’s Recreation and Wellness Center. The conference is sponsored … Continue reading Kinesiology participates at 2016 Athletic & Educational Equity conference [Read Full Story]


Kinesiology alum Hayley Russell leads concussion seminar at Penn State Altoona

Monday, March 28, 2016: Hayley Russell, Ph.D., Kinesiology alumna (2014) and assistant professor of Kinesiology at Penn State University-Altoona, was featured in a news story for a seminar she conducted on concussions, the “invisible” injury. She spoke to student athletes during the university’s Brain Awareness Week. Dr. Russell’s emphasis was Physical Activity and Sport Science and she was advised by … Continue reading Kinesiology alum Hayley Russell leads concussion seminar at Penn State Altoona [Read Full Story]


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