UWM LSPPE Students Present at Midwest/North Central Regional AASP Conference

July 3, 2019

Dr. Arvinen-Barrow’s doctoral students Jessica Ford, Ken Ildefonso, Derek Zike, and master’s students Becca Beauchemin and Bria Halama presented research at the Spring 2019 Midwest/North Central Regional Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) conference at Minnesota State-Mankato on March 22… Read More

“Wellness Wednesdays”: Dr. Arvinen-Barrow interviewed on The Ohio Channel

December 9, 2018

Dr. Arvinen-Barrow, Associate Professor in the Laboratory for Sport Psychology & Performance Excellence, was interviewed for “All Sides” with Ann Fisher on The Ohio Channel regarding the psychology of injury. Excerpt: “Chances are if you broke a bone in your… Read More

Athletes in high risk sports: Dr. Meyer interviewed in “Finding the Line” documentary, now screening

November 9, 2018

Laboratory for Sport Psychology & Performance Excellence Director Dr. Barbara Meyer was interviewed by Anna Segal, an extreme female skier from Melbourne Australia, to discuss performance psychology within the realm of high risk sports. The interview is featured in a… Read More

AASP Names Dr. Arvinen-Barrow Editor of Student-Focused Journal

October 29, 2018

Dr. Arvinen-Barrow, Associate Professor in the Integrative Health Care & Performance Unit in the Department of Kinesiology, was recently appointed editor of a student-focused peer-reviewed journal for the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). As noted by the AASP Student… Read More

Megan Jones Named Luther College Assistant Basketball Coach

October 25, 2018

Megan Jones, a 2018 MS Kinesiology graduate of the UWM Laboratory for Sport Psychology & Performance Excellence, was named Assistant Basketball Coach at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. For the full story, please click here.

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: