Sports Medicine Psychology Lab

Wiese-Bjornstal discusses how coaches’ approach to injuries is shifting

Tuesday, April 21, 2015: Associate professor Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, was mentioned in a Minnesota Daily article, “Coaches’ role addressing injuries shifts with times.”  The article provides a brief summary of Dr. Wiese-Bjornstal’s presentation at Friday’s 2015 Women Coaches Symposium sponsored by the Tucker Center. Dr. Wiese-Bjornstal discusses her research, describing how an athlete’s surroundings plays a role in handling injuries as well as how […] [Read Full Story]


Dr. Wiese-Bjornstal honored at Celebration of 50 years of Women’s Athletics

Tuesday, February 24, 2015: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., School of Kinesiology associate professor in sport psychology, attended the Celebration of 50 years of Women’s Athletics at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. The event took place Saturday, February 14 and honored members of the inaugural women’s varsity sports teams at Luther College. Dr. Wiese-Bjornstal was invited to attend as a member […] [Read Full Story]


Tucker Center program on media coverage airings in December

Tuesday, February 3, 2015: The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport is proud to announce new tptMN public television statewide digital MN Channel airings of its groundbreaking video, “Media Coverage and Female Athletes.” Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 8:00 AM Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2:00 PM For […] [Read Full Story]


2015 Women Coaches Symposium early-bird registration now open

Thursday, January 22, 2015: Early-bird registration for the Tucker Center’s 2nd annual Women Coaches Symposium: “Empowering Women to Lead in the 21st Century” being held on April 17 is now open. The symposium is filling up fast and space is limited so register now! The WCS, held at TCF Bank Stadium on the University of Minnesota campus, is co-sponsored […] [Read Full Story]


Tucker Center program on media coverage airings in December

Wednesday, December 17, 2014: The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport is proud to announce new tptMN public television statewide digital MN Channel airings of its groundbreaking video, “Media Coverage and Female Athletes.” Friday, December 19, 2014 at 2:00 AM Friday, December 19, 2014 at 8:00 AM Friday, December 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM Friday, […] [Read Full Story]


Wiese-Bjornstal delivers invited lecture at international seminar in Spain

Tuesday, December 2, 2014: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., associate professor of kinesiology and director of the Sports Medicine Psychology Lab, delivered an invited lecture, “The integrated model of psychological response to sport injury,” at the International Seminar on Psychological Factors Involved in Sport Injuries. The seminar was hosted by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid on November 19-21, 2014. [Read Full Story]