UWM sport psychology consultant helping Olympians reach the top in Pyeongchang

January 25, 2018

“From Salt Lake City to South Korea, UWM Professor Barbara Meyer has had a chance to bring her passion for performance psychology to athletes competing at the highest level – the Winter Olympics…” Click below for the full UWM Report:… Read More

Sport psychology grad receives not one but five job offers

June 26, 2017

Stacy Gnacinski, a spring 2017 PhD graduate of the UWM Laboratory for Sport Psychology & Performance Excellence, is featured in a recent UWM Report: For the full article, please click here.

Body & Mind: Two UWM Experts Share Insights Into Sport Psychology

June 22, 2017

Kinesiology faculty members, Dr. Barbara Meyer and Dr. Monna Arvinen-Barrow, recently sat down with UWM Today’s Tom Luljak on WUWM 89.7 Milwaukee Public Radio to share insights into sport psychology. For the full article and interview, please visit the link below:… Read More

UWM LSPPE Alumni Nickolas Davis Named UW-La Crosse Women’s Track & Field Head Coach

June 2, 2017

“La Crosse, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Intercollegiate Athletics Department has named Nickolas Davis as its women’s track & field head coach and associate lecturer in the Exercise Sport Science Department. Davis is in his fourth season as… Read More

Right State of Mind: How UWM sport psychology experts help athletes achieve peak performance.

March 14, 2017

Dr. Barbara Meyer and Dr. Monna Arvinen-Barrow discuss sport psychology consulting in a featured UWM Report. Check out the full article linked below:

Pressures to Use Performance Enhancing Drugs

March 31, 2015

One person saddened by the case of Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun, is UWM Kinesiology Professor Barbara Meyer. Her specialty is sports psychology. On Monday, Major League Baseball suspended Braun for the rest of the season, because of his apparent use… Read More

LSPPE Doctoral Student and Director Receive Grant Funding

December 3, 2014

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) congratulates Stacy Gnacinski, PhD student and Barbara Meyer, PhD, director of the Laboratory for Sport Psychology & Performance Excellence (LSPPE) and professor in the Integrative Health Care & Performance unit in the Department of… Read More

UWM sport psychology consultant in Sochi

February 6, 2014

Barbara Meyer travels to the Olympic Winter Games (OWG) in Sochi, Russia, this month as a sport psychology consultant for members of the Australian Freestyle Ski Team as well as members of the U.S. men’s hockey team. Held Feb. 7-23,… Read More

Taking it to the Next Level: From “Down Under” to the Top of the World

October 3, 2013

With an eye toward maximizing medal potential for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia and the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA) has been relying on the expertise of… Read More

The top of her game: UWM sport psychologist advises Olympians

February 4, 2010

The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games marks the third such event that UWM Professor Barbara Meyer will experience as an Olympian’s sport psychology consultant, but this time is very different for her. Australian aerial skier Alisa Camplin described Meyer as… Read More