Ph D Health Education, Counseling Psychology, and Human Performance Michigan State University 1991
MA Health Education, Counseling Psychology, and Human Performance Michigan State University 1988
BS Psychology University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 1986
- Applied Sport Psychology
- Integrated Human Performance
- Rest & Recovery
- Tactical Athletes
- Talent Identification and Talent Development
- Grit in Sport
Interests & Expertise
Dr Meyer’s research projects are borne out of the need to identify solutions to the real life concerns of elite performers. Ongoing research examines: (a) rest and recovery in sport athletes and coaches, as well as tactical athletes; (b) grit in sport and tactical athletes; (c) the symbiotic relationship between talent identification and talent development in elite sport, and; (d) integrated human performance.
In her sport psychology practice, Dr. Meyer uses a systems approach to: (a) enhance the performance of athletes, teams, and sport organizations, and; (b) facilitate rehabilitation and return to sport following injury. She has worked with professional and world-class athletes, teams, and sport organizations in freestyle skiing, ice hockey, speed skating, football, basketball, soccer, tennis, golf, equestrian, and many other sports.
Gnacinski, S. L., Cornell, D. J., Meyer, B. B., Arvinen-Barrow, M., & Earl-Boehm, J. E. (2016, December). Functional Movement Screen Factorial Validity and Measurement Invariance Across Sex Among Collegiate Student-Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
Gnacinski, S. L., Meyer, B. B., Hess, C. W., Cornell, D. J., Mims, J., Zamzow, A., & Ebersole, K. (2016). Understanding the psychology of firefighting: An examination of psychological skills use among firefighters. Journal of Performance Psychology, 9, 1-24.
Gnacinski, S. L., Ebersole, K., Cornell, D. J., Mims, J., Zamzow, A., & Meyer, B. B. (2016). Firefighters’ cardiovascular health and fitness: An observation of adaptations that occur during firefighter training academies. WORK
Gnacinski, S. L., Meyer, B. B., Cornell, D. J., Mims, J., Zalewski, K. R., & Ebersole, K. (2015). Tactical athletes: An integrated approach to understanding and enhancing firefighter health and performance. International Journal of Exercise Science
Meyer, B. B., Merkur, A., Ebersole, K., & Massey, W. V. (2014). The realities of working in elite sport. What they didn’t teach you in graduate school. Whyte, G., & Lane, A. M. (Eds.). Case studies in sport science and medicine. CreateSpace.
Massey, W. V., Meyer, B. B., & Hatch, S. J. (2013). The transtheoretical model: Examining readiness for psychological skills training. Journal of Performance Psychology, 2, 3-22.
Gnacinski, S., Meyer, B. B., & Ebersole, K. (2013). Backdraft: The use of applied sport psychology to characterize firefighter performance. , 2-4.
Kania, M., Meyer, B. B., & Ebersole, K. (2009). Personal and evnironmental characteristics predicting burnout among certified athletic trainers employed at NCAA institutions. Journal of Athletic Training, 24, 58-66.
Lane, A. M., Meyer, B. B., Devonport, T. J., Davies, K., Thelwell, R., Gill, G. S., Diehl, C., Wilson, M., & Weston, N. (2009). Validity of the emotional intelligence scale for use in sport. Journal of Sport Sciences & Medicine
- KIN 350: Psychological Aspects of Sport & Exercise
- KIN 550: Psychological Aspects of Human Movement
- KIN 552: Psychology of Personal Excellence
- KIN 850A: Seminar in Psychology of Physical Activity: Applications in Sport & Exercise Psychology
- KIN 850B: Seminar in Psychology of Physical Activity: Social Psychology
- KIN 850C: Seminar in Psychology of Physical Activity: Emotional Intelligence
- HMS 891: Research Seminar
- HMS 990: Research & Thesis
- HMS 991: Doctoral Dissertation