UWM LSPPE Doctoral Dissertator Jessica Ford Accepts a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position at McDaniel College

February 17, 2020

Jessica Ford, a doctoral dissertator in the PhD Kinesiology program under the advisement of Dr. Monna Arvinen-Barrow, has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Kinesiology position at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. Ford is currently finishing her dissertation titled “Conceptualizing… Read More

UWM LSPPE Doctoral Student Carly Wahl Writes for Young Writers Corner in AASP Newsletter

January 20, 2020

UWM LSPPE doctoral student Carly Wahl along with four other novice sport psychology practitioners wrote a reflective article for the Young Writers’ Corner, which was featured in the Association for Applied Sport Psychology January 2020 Newsletter. In “Failing Forward –… Read More

Dr. Arvinen-Barrow a Guest Speaker on Sirius XM Doctor Radio

January 13, 2020

Dr. Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Associate Professor in the Laboratory for Sport Psychology & Performance Excellence, was a guest speaker on Sirius XM Doctor Radio on Monday January 13, 2020 as part of their Orthopedics segment on channel 110. The segment aired… Read More

Breaking the Stigma of Mental Health for Student-Athletes: Dr. Meyer Featured in WTMJ4 Story.

December 13, 2019

Laboratory for Sport Psychology & Performance Excellence Director and Sport Psychologist Dr. Barbara Meyer and Senior Associate Athletics Director Kathy Litzau were interviewed by Delaney Brey of WTMJ4 about breaking down the stigma of mental health for student-athletes. Dr. Meyer… Read More

LSPPE Students Volunteer at Santa Hustle Milwaukee 5K

December 9, 2019

On Sunday, December 8th, 2019 at Veterans Park, Ken Ildefonso, Jess Ford, Carly Wahl, and Jordan Kaluzny volunteered at the Santa Hustle Milwaukee 5K, supporting Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful. Ken assisted in the unloading of food pallets at the start… Read More

LSPPE Students, Faculty, and Alumni Present Research at 34th Annual AASP Conference

October 31, 2019

A number of Laboratory for Sport Psychology and Performance Excellence students, faculty, and alumni presented research at the 34th Annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) conference in Portland, Oregon on October 23-26, 2019. Over the course of four days,… Read More

AASP announces the Journal for Advancing Sport Psychology in Research (JASPR) and calls for open editorial board positions

October 29, 2019

Dr. Arvinen-Barrow, Associate Professor in the Laboratory for Sport Psychology & Performance Excellence and the establishing Editor-in-Chief of the new AASP foundation sponsored student-centric journal informs us that the new AASP foundation sponsored journal now has a name, vision, mission,… Read More

UWM LSPPE Students Honored at UWM Fellowship Celebration

September 30, 2019

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Golda Meir Library conference center, Ken Ildefonso and Derek Zike were honored among the 2019-20 fellowship recipients at the 2019 Graduate Student Fellowship Celebration. Ken Ildefonso has been awarded the UWM Graduate School… Read More

UWM LSPPE Alumni Stacy Gnacinski to Work with Australian Winter Olympic Team

May 1, 2019

“Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Assistant Professor Stacy Gnacinski has recently accepted a mental performance consulting appointment with the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA). In her role, Gnacinski will be working alongside OWIA coaches and sports… Read More

Video: UWM Sport Psychology Helps Peter Andrew Enjoy Record-Breaking Senior Season

April 1, 2019

Featured in this video production from the Black & Gold Network is Peter Andrew of the Milwaukee track & field team. The Fond du Lac native has won three consecutive Horizon league titles in shot put. In the video, Peter… Read More