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sports psychology

confidence
September 14, 2021

Cultivating Confidence in Student-Athletes

The beauty of confidence is that it’s a skill; we can build it and get better at it over time, and I have a few suggestions on where you can start. There are a plethora of resources and tips on confidence building between blogs and books, but on...


spectators
June 24, 2021

Study: Lack of Spectators Affected Male & Female Athletes Differently

Without an audience, men run slower and women faster. The lack of spectators during the coronavirus pandemic appears to have had a noticeable effect on the performance of athletes at the 2020 Biathlon World Cup, a new study by Martin Luther Univer...


ivy
May 7, 2020

Nebraska’s sports psychologist focusing on mental health training

University of Nebraska's director of sports psychology Dr. Brett Haskell is encouraging student-athletes to partake in mental health training during the COVID-19 pandemic. With Big Ten Conference schools extending the start of team activities unti...


advice athletes
April 7, 2020

Wisconsin sports science doctor offers advice for athletes during quarantine

As the spring sports season is indefinitely put on hold across the country due to the coronavirus outbreak, one Green Bay doctor is giving advice for student-athletes to take their leadership roles from the field to everyday life. In a report from...