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


Interview with Professor Diane Wiese-Bjornstal

ISSP, Sevilla, 2017


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


Wiese-Bjornstal and former advisee Hayley Russell publish article in Quest

Tuesday, December 12, 2017: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., professor in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Sports Medicine Psychology Laboratory, and former advisee Hayley Russell, Ph.D., have published an article in Quest with two other colleagues. “Physical Activity in Former Competitive Athletes: The Physical and Psychological Impact of Musculoskeletal Injury”  investigates the impacts of injury on the physical activity of […]

Kinesiology master’s student Joey Kronzer presents at AASP conference through COGS Travel Grant award

Thursday, November 9, 2017: Joey Kronzer, a School of Kinesiology second year master’s student in the Sports Medicine Psychology Lab, presented his research, “Using E-Prime 2.0 to develop sport-specific video analysis training protocols,” at the 32nd Annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference (AASP) held Oct. 18–Oct. 21 in Orlando, FL. Kronzer presented and attended at the conference through a […]

Kinesiology graduate students  Kronzer, Wood, and White to present at AASP Conference

Monday, October 16, 2017: Current School of Kinesiology and Sports Medicine Psychology Laboratory graduate students Joey Kronzer (M.S.), Kristin Wood (Ph.D.), and Andrew White (Ph.D.) will be presenting their research at the upcoming Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) annual conference in Orlando, Fl, on October 18th–21st. Kronzer will be giving a 15-minute talk titled “Using E-Prime 2.0 to Develop […]

Kinesiology alum Mackenzie Havey will read from her new book, Mindful Running, at U of M Bookstores October 17

Monday, October 9, 2017: School of Kinesiology alumna Mackenzie Lobby Havey, M.A., will read her recently published book, Mindful Running: How Meditative Running Can Improve Performance and Make You a Happier, More Fulfilled Person, at the U of M Bookstore in Coffman Memorial Union on the Minneapolis campus on Tuesday, October 17, at 4 p.m. In her book, Havey, who is […]

Wiese-Bjornstal, LaVoi, to present at Mayo Clinic Ice Hockey Concussion Summit

Monday, September 25, 2017: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., School of Kinesiology professor and director of the Sports Medicine Psychology Lab (SMPL), will be giving an invited lecture at the Mayo Clinic Ice Hockey Summit III: Action on Concussion in Rochester, MN, on September 28-29. Her presentation, which will focus on psychological and social influences on concussion risks in ice hockey, is titled “Which ice […]

Wiese-Bjornstal shares research in video interview with Halmstad University, Sweden

Wednesday, July 26, 2017: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., professor and director of the Sports Medicine Psychology Lab (SMPL) in the School of Kinesiology, attended and presented at the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) 14th World Congress Sevilla 2017, held July 10-14 in Seville, Spain. While attending the conference, Dr. Wiese-Bjornstal was interviewed by Sweden’s Halmstad University for a series of research […]

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