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The Sport Psychology Organization and Research Team to Host Scholars at 9th Annual SPEAR Conference

February 6, 2017 Leave a comment Go to comments

FINAL SPEAR 2017 FLYER[1].pngThe Sport Psychology Organization and Research Team (SPORT) is a student lead graduate organization developed to foster professional development within the field of sport and exercise psychology. Through collaborative student efforts, SPORT promotes the development of competent practitioners and academicians by facilitating student research (e.g., conference presentations and publications), promoting public outreach (e.g., local presentations, newspaper and magazine articles, and hosting conferences), and offering professional development workshops. By undertaking these projects, SPORT seeks to provide experience and create opportunities to help members prepare for future employment.

On Feb.9 and Feb. 10, SPORT will host their 9th annual Sport Professionals’ Experience And Research (SPEAR) Conference. At this two-day event, many prolific and well-respected scholars from diverse disciplines and fields, as well as international speakers are invited to share their expertise.

The 2017 conference theme is “Injury & Performance: The Physical and Psychological Recovery Process,” and will be held in the Globe Auditorium located at 110 S. Woodward Avenue.

The keynote speakers for this event include Diane M. Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., professor of Kinesiology-Sport & Exercise Psychology in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, and Britton Brewer, Ph.D., professor of Psychology at Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts.

 

 

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