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Tucker Center broadcast on concussion and female athletes tomorrow

Thursday, October 16th, 2014: The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport is proud to announce several new tptMN public television airings of its groundbreaking video, “Concussions and Female Athletes,” all on Friday, October 17: 2:00 am 8:00 am 2:00 pm 8:00 pm For more information on upcoming broadcasts, click here. And to view the entire […] [Read Full Story]


Tucker Center programs on media coverage and concussion with female athletes rebroadcast back-to-back

Thursday, August 28th, 2014: The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport is proud to announce several new tptMN public television airings of its groundbreaking videos, “Media Coverage and Female Athletes” and “Concussions and Female Athletes.” Media Coverage Concussions 31 Aug 8:00pm 7:00pm 7 Sept 2:00am 1:00am 7 Sept 8:00am 7:00am 7 Sept 2:00pm 1:00pm For […] [Read Full Story]


Wiese-Bjornstal published in Spanish sport psychology journal

Monday, July 28th, 2014: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., associate professor of kinesiology and director of the Sports Medicine Psychology Lab, was published in the July 2014 issue of Revista de Psicología del Deporte (Journal of Sport Psychology, Barcelona, Spain). The article is titled, ‘Reflections on a Quarter-Century of Research in Sports Medicine Psychology.’ Wiese-Bjornstal discusses defining a new field of sports medicine psychology, […] [Read Full Story]


Physical Activity and Sport Science students present research at NASPSPA

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014: Several current and alumna doctoral students in the School of Kinesiology’s Physical Activity and Sport Science focus area attended or presented research at the  North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) conference. The conference was held in downtown Minneapolis on June 12-14. Hayley Russell and Andrew White (advisor: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, PhD), Amanda […] [Read Full Story]


Wiese-Bjornstal spoke to students at St. Olaf College on careers

Friday, May 2nd, 2014: Dr. Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, associate professor of kinesiology, spoke to the Psychology Club at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. Dr. Wiese-Bjornstal spoke to students  about different career paths related to sport and exercise psychology. [Read Full Story]


Dengel, Wiese-Bjornstal discuss concussions and helmet use in MN Daily

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014: Professor Donald Dengel and associate professor Diane Wiese-Bjornstal were both mentioned in Minnesota Daily article, “Helmet use impacts concussions.” The article examines whether or not different helmets can impact the risk of concussion in football. Researchers at the Virginia Tech preliminarily found that, in fact, different helmets can affect the rate of concussions among football players. Related to this research, […] [Read Full Story]