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On Demand Sessions These sessions will be available for conference attendees to watch at their leisure from October 21, 2020 – April 30, 2021. Sessions are listed in alphabetical order by title. "I Could Smell Roast Pork and I Knew I Was on This panel discussion will present a competency model Fire”: British Soldiers’ Experiences of Mortal Peril in known as “The 5 Tool Coach” developed by a Mental Combat Performance Team within Major League Baseball. In Lecture | Tactical Populations this session, attendees can expect the following learning Lucy Longhurst, University of Surrey / Self Employed, objectives: 1. Exploration of the knowledge, skills and UK; Peter Jensen, New Mexico State University, USA abilities (KSAs) of a Mental Performance Coach in Mental Performance Consultants (MPC) working with professional sport; 2. Lessons learned in developing an tactical populations may improve their consulting in-house competency model; 3. How a competency effectiveness, with a more holistic understanding of the model may impact staff development, program unique experiences of life-threatening combat settings. effectiveness, interdisciplinary approach, and hiring. Semi-structured interviews with eight soldiers about their in situ encounters with mortal peril in combat, revealed “I am A Human First": Mental Health Considerations extreme psychological and physiological responses, Working with Non-White Athletes temporal-perceptual distortions, and efforts to manage Symposium | Mental Health the moment. Results also offer insights that are Kerry Guest, Indiana University, USA; Mykal Manswell, consistent with, as well as extend, performance Robert Morris University, USA; Aaron Goodson, psychology consulting models to improve performance, Mississippi State University, USA; Samantha Monda, and further, potentially enhance longer-term well-being Robert Morris University/KPEX Consulting, USA and even growth. This presentation explores mental health considerations for practitioners working with non-white athletes. A “A Double-Edged Sword”: International Student critical race framework will be used to discuss media Athletes’ Perceptions of the Impact of the NCAA portrayal of non-white athletes, mental health attitudes Experience on their Success Post-Graduation and help-seeking behaviors, and implications for Lecture | Collegiate Sport practitioners. Brian Foster, Lock Haven University, USA; Patricia Lally, Lock Haven University, USA “I Was Sleeping, Like, One Hour a Night”: An The purpose of this study was to address an identified Empirical Study of Rest in College Coaches gap in the international student-athlete literature; Lecture | Coaching specifically, to examine international student-athletes’ David Eccles, Florida State University, USA; Thomas perceptions of the impact of the NCAA experience on Gretton, Florida State University, USA; Nate Harris, their success post-graduation. Recommendations will be Florida State University, USA highlighted for future international student-athletes, In effort to reduce the incidence of burnout in coaches, practitioners, and university administrators. 20 NCAA DI coaches were interviewed about what rest and resting means to them as coaches, particularly in “Got Feel”: Developing a Competency Model for psychological terms. Coaches reported that resting Professional Baseball involves a variety of experiences including being able to Panel | Elite/Pro Sport stop thinking about coaching or “switching off”, and Ben Freakley, Toronto Blue Jays, USA; Rafael Dubois, proposed a variety of barriers to switching off and Toronto Blue Jays, USA; Robert DiBernardo, Toronto strategies employed in the face of these barriers. Blue Jays, USA; John Lannan, Toronto Blue Jays, USA; Consultants should consider highlighting the importance James Van Ostrand, Toronto Blue Jays, USA; Andres of rest, and strategies that enhance rest, into the Galvez, Toronto Blue Jays, USA; Angus Mugford, education programs they provide for coaches and their Toronto Blue Jays, USA sport organizations.
“The Bullet Punched Him in the Forehead”: dilemmas. Recommendations for sport psychology Exploring the Stressors Encountered by Soldiers in professionals on how to better educate parents, players, Close Combat and administration on emotional abuse in sport will be Lecture | Tactical Populations provided. Peter Jensen, New Mexico State University, USA; Matthew Smith, University of Winchester, UK A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study of Tactical populations encounter the most mentally Mindfulness-Based Intervention (MSPE) and challenging conditions during close combat, yet this Psychological Skills Training with Collegiate Track performance area remains nearly unexplored by applied and Field Athletes performance psychology research. Thematic analysis of Lecture | Consulting & Interventions eight autobiographies from individuals with experience in Thomas Minkler, West Virginia University, USA; Megan close combat unveiled specifics on the intense stressors Hut, Catholic University of America, USA; Carol Glass, possible in these settings and that, in many instances, The Catholic University of America, USA were not reproducible in a training environment. Due to the increasing interest in mindfulness-based Implications are focused on enhancing the professional interventions for athletes, it is important to investigate competency of the Mental Performance Consultants their effectiveness compared to more traditional training military populations that have close combat as a cognitive-behavioral approaches. Members of an NCAA primary occupational role. Division III Track and Field team were randomly assigned either to a 6-week Mindful Sport Performance “There’s Something in the Air…:” Using Nature in Enhancement (MSPE) program or to a 6-week Applied Sport Psychology Psychological Skills Training group (progressive muscle Lecture | Consulting & Interventions relaxation, positive self-talk, and imagery exercises). Andrew Friesen, Pennsylvania State University, USA Results indicated that athletes in both interventions rated The biophilia hypothesis suggests that people have a their training as similarly successful and showed natural affinity to affiliate with natural surroundings significant improvements in overall sport anxiety, (Kellert & Wilson, 1993). The purpose of this research somatic anxiety, and sport-related worry; only the MSPE project was to explore sport psychology consultants’ group showed a significant increase in self-rated usage of natural settings as an intervention tool when satisfaction with physical sport performance. working with athletes. Results highlight beliefs concerning the beneficial qualities of nature, the details Advancing Organizational Diversity in the as to what these interventions entailed, and beneficial Association for Applied Sport Psychology: Four effects observed in the athletes afterward. Models Symposium | Diversity & Culture “We Are All On the Same Team”: Parent Involvement Matthew Bejar, Mount Mercy University, USA; Robert in Mental Training Consultations with Youth Sport Owens, University of Western States, USA; Hannah Athletes Bennett, Augusta University, USA; Candace Hogue, Workshop | Youth Sport Penn State University, Harrisburg, USA Samantha Monda, Robert Morris University/KPEX In this symposium, four organizational diversity models Consulting, USA; Donato Fanelle, KPEX Consulting, and their practical implications for AASP will be USA; Leigh Skvarla, Western Psychiatric Hospital of discussed. This presentation is jointly sponsored by the UPMC, USA Diversity Committee and the Women in Sport, Race and This presentation is designed to assist practitioners Ethnicity in Sport, GLBTI, and the Men and Masculinities working with parents during youth sport athlete SIGs; thus, these perspectives will receive particular consultations. Attendees will explore strategies for attention. This symposium supports goals 3.3.1, 3.3.2, working with parents, generate recommendations for 10.3.7, and 10.3.8 of the 2019-2022 AASP Strategic facilitating positive parent-child and parent-practitioner Plan. relationships, and discuss how to design evidence- based parent education sessions, paying particular Analyzing Stressors Experienced by NCAA Division I attention to potential ethical concerns. Head and Assistant Coaches On and Off the Field Lecture | Coaching “We Were Stuck”: A Case Study Exploring the Moral Nick Stevens, Appalachian State University, USA; Dilemmas of Athletes and Parents from a Team with Anthony Cangas, Appalachian State University, USA; an Emotionally Abusive Coach Sara Powell, Missouri State University, USA; Kimberly Lecture | Social Justice, Equity, and Inclusion Fasczewski, Appalachian State University, USA; Skylar Lindsey Miossi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Jewell, International Junior Golf Academy, USA; Jacob USA; Leslee Fisher, University of Tennessee, USA; Blumberg, Magellan Federal, USA Abigail Smith, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA This study aimed to examine the stressors experienced This presentation explores the results from a case study by head and assistant coaches at the NCAA Division I of a team that successfully took action against their level. Twenty-one coaches across a variety of sports emotionally abusive coach. Although the coach was participated in semi-structured interviews. Main themes forced to resign, the decision to take action by players that emerged from the data will be discussed along with and parents was complex and filled with moral recommendations for reducing stress and improving
communication across the NCAA Division I coaching interesting and unexpected ways in which coaches do profession. and could enhance positivity. This has benefits for improved athlete performance and well-being. Applying Athletic Values And Executive Coaching To Sport Psychological Consultation Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction of NCAA Workshop | Collegiate Sport Student-Athletes: A Longitudinal, Person-Oriented Jordan Collins, Saint Louis University, USA; Janet Investigation Oberle, Saint Louis University, USA; Michael Ross, Saint Lecture | Collegiate Sport Louis University, USA Daniel Leyhr, University of Tuebingen. Germany; This workshop will be a presentation of a unique Johannes Raabe, West Virginia University, USA; Lauren approach to sport psychology consulting by integrating McHenry, University of Tennessee, USA; Tucker an executive coaching model and athletic values. This Readdy, University of Wyoming, USA; Tara Ryan, Penn approach to service delivery focuses on several levels of State Altoona, USA; Loran Grant, University of social aggregation as outlined by Fletcher and Wagstaff Tennessee, USA; Oliver Höner, University of Tübingen, (2009) including organizational, intergroup, intra-group, Germany and individual levels and is consistent with the The purpose of this longitudinal study was to investigate observation that sport teams garner the most success NCAA student-athletes’ fulfillment of autonomy, when all individuals from coaches, athletes, to back competence, and relatedness using a person-oriented office contributors are in alignment in terms of goals and approach. The findings highlight nuanced differences in values. All attendees will receive access to the participants’ basic psychological need satisfaction as empirically derived athletic values taxonomy and a well as relationships to important outcomes (i.e., sample program of executive coaching program that burnout, well-being, and performance). Practical includes athlete values. implications for mental performance consultants include the use of more individualized approaches to nurture Approaching Work with Athletes Through a DBT athletes’ basic psychological needs. Lens Workshop | Mental Health Being Mindful of Perfectionism and Performance Leigh Skvarla, Western Psychiatric Hospital of UPMC, Among Athletes in a Judged Sport USA; Kristen Mackel, Western Psychiatric Institute of Lecture | Collegiate Sport UPMC, USA; Miriam Rowan, McLean Hospital / Harvard Erika Van Dyke, West Virginia University, USA; Sam Medical School, USA Zizzi, West Virginia University, USA; Aaron Metzger, This presentation will focus on the understanding and West Virginia University, USA application of DBT skills and principles in clinical and The current presentation will discuss the findings of a non-clinical settings with athletes and other high- study exploring mindfulness and perfectionism among performers. 244 NCAA gymnasts through a person-centered approach. Performance differences were not statistically Athletes’ Experiences of Leaving Sport Due to observed across the three distinct profiles of mindfulness Spinal Cord Injury: A Multiple Case Study and perfectionism, although exploratory pairwise Examination comparisons indicated potential performance differences Lecture | Injury/Rehabilitation between profiles with maximum variation on vault and Derek Zike, UW Milwaukee, USA; Robin Vealey, Miami bars. In the current sample, self-reported perfectionism University, USA; Monna Arvinen-Barrow, University of appears more predictive of objective performance than Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA self-reported mindfulness across three of the four This study explored athletes’ experiences of transition gymnastics events. from sport due to spinal cord injury using a mixed- method, multiple case study design. Findings revealed Best Practices of the CMPC Role in the that participants experienced a variety of cognitive, Rehabilitation Process of Elite Athletes emotional, social, and behavioral influences during the Panel | Injury/Rehabilitation transition process. The results will be discussed in Kellen Lee, San Francisco Giants, USA; Oscar relation to theory, existing literature, and applied Gutierrez, Cleveland Indians, USA; Francisco implications aimed for practitioners working with athletes Rodriguez, San Francisco Giants, USA; Martin who have transitioned out of sport due to spinal cord Rasumoff, Cleveland Indians, USA injury. This panel will consist of four Sport Psychology professionals who provide mental skills services to Athletes’ Perceptions of Coaching Body Positivity: “I professional/elite athletes. The panelists will provide best Think It Definitely Needs To Be Brought Up” practices related to mental skills integration into the Lecture | Coaching physical rehabilitation process. Attendees will gain an Matthew Charest, Bates College, USA; Su Langdon, understanding of how to effectively collaborate with Bates College, USA sports medicine professionals and how to integrate This study explored how coaches influence their mental skills into the physical rehabilitation process. athletes' body positivity. Results indicated the importance of this aspect of body image and some
Beyond Technique! Bringing your TRUE YOU into Sweden; Albin Werner, Halmstad University, Sweden; Consulting Elin Borg, Halmstad University, Sweden; Markus Panel | Consulting & Interventions Enoksson, Halmstad University, Sweden; Andreas Tim Herzog, Reaching Ahead Counseling and Mental Stenling, Umeå University, Sweden; Jordyn Learner, Performance, USA; Jack Lesyk, Ohio Center for Sport The George Washington University, USA; Monna Psychology, USA; Kristina Reihl, Private Practice, USA; Arvinen-Barrow, Discussant, USA Michael Griffith, , USA Empirical science often fails to gain traction in non-profit This panel, comprised of four practitioners whom all sport organizations due to lack of personal connections, deeply value authenticity and ethical practice, plus knowledge, capacity, and needed resources to integrate pragmatic concerns such as expedient/ cost-effective research into the infrastructure of sport programs for service provision, ranging in experience from 5 to 35 young athletes. The purpose of this symposium is to years, will share anecdote and theory based share ongoing applications of a cross-cultural, youth considerations in deciding when to embrace versus sport partnership between the USA and Sweden that avoid self-disclosure. The panel will also expand upon closes the science-to-practice gap around youth sport their own decision-making processes associated with participation retention and dropout. Presentations will having one's own experience guide the way for greater include sport scientists and Swedish NGB directors, who empathy and the all-important therapeutic alliance, will present findings of ongoing projects and how they regardless of whether or not self-disclosure actually work together to conduct rigorous science, implement its occurs (Martin, Garske, & Davis, 2000). findings, and scale it within country. Breathing: You’re Doing it Wrong Brief Interventions in Practice: Preview, Participate, Workshop | Consulting & Interventions and Process Chad Fong, United States Speical Operations Workshop | Consulting & Interventions Command, USA; Christine Sanchez, Thrive Proactive Trey McCalla, Apogee High Performance, USA; Hillary Health, USA Cauthen, Texas Optimal Performance & Psychological Breathing is one of the foundational mental skills that Services, USA; Jamie Shapiro, University of Denver, many sport psychology professionals utilize for USA improving performance. This presentation will go over With the increasing demand for brief interventions when basic respiration chemistry and why most breathing working with clients, this workshop gives a glimpse into instructions do not take into consideration carbon dioxide how to implement effective brief interventions from a balance. During the workshop different breathing theory-driven, evidence-based approach. Participants strategies, assessments, and techniques will be will have the opportunity to preview, participate, and demonstrated and shared. process through role-played case studies presented by three CMPC presenters. Bridging the Gap between Culturally Relevant Teaching and Consulting in Exercise and Sport Building Sport Psychology Beyond You: Developing Psychology & Implementing Innovative Programming in NCAA Symposium | Diversity & Culture Athletic Departments Amanda Perkins-Ball, Rice University, USA; Zellessia Panel | Collegiate Sport Ejalonibu, L.E.A.D.O.F.F. Counseling and Consulting, Cory Shaffer, Amplos, USA; Katherine McLean Nichols, LLC, USA; Jerry Holt, Florida A&M University, USA Synergy Performance, USA; Kimberly Shaffer, Barry This symposium will summarize the theoretical tenets of University, USA culturally relevant pedagogy, discuss the importance of The purpose of this panel is to provide insight into implementing culturally relevant instruction in SEP research-supported comprehensive, integrated sport classes, and demonstrate the potential of culturally psychology programming that has been implemented relevant pedagogy in cultivating culturally competent within NCAA Athletic Departments. Attendees will hear SEP practitioners. Presenters will provide examples of from a panel of SPPs in various roles within NCAA activities, assignments, and vignettes used to bridge the Athletic Departments and leave with practical ideas on gap between culturally relevant education and practice. how to develop similar programs and create additional impact within their respective roles. Bridging the Gap Between Sport Science and NGBs: A Cross-Cultural, Youth Sport Partnership Between CMPC Certification: Eligibility Requirements for New the USA and Sweden Candidates and Recertification Procedures for Symposium | Diversity & Culture Current CMPCs Amanda Visek, The George Washington University, Featured USA; Andreas Ivarsson, Halmstad University, Sweden; Robin Vealey, Miami University, USA; Vicki Tomlinson, John Lind, Swedish Ice Hockey Association, Sweden; John F. Kennedy University, USA; Brandonn Harris, Anders Wahlström, Swedish Ice Hockey Association, Georgia Southern University, USA Sweden; Jenny Back, Halmstad University, Sweden; Examples of acceptable CE activities are provided, and Heather Mannix, The George Washington University, the prorated system of CE requirements for CMPCs USA; Camilla Altéus, Swedish Basketball Federation, recertifying in 2020 and 2021 are explained. Questions Sweden; Orkan Berktan, Swedish Basketball Federation, and discussion will be invited from attendees throughout
the workshop, and Certification Council members will be 2011), and (4) How to leverage these objectives using available for specific questions related to their areas of an integrative approach, for optimal results. The responsibility. workshop will employ a number of pedagogical approaches including presentation, activities including Coach Development and Mental Performance examples of coaching techniques from the mental Consultancy within Masters Sport performance consultants’ experience, interaction in the Lecture | Coaching form of applied exercises, and group discussion. Bettina Callary, Cape Breton University, Canada; Scott Rathwell, University of Lethbridge, Canada; Bradley W Collaborating with Coaches to Support Performance Young,University of Ottawa, Canada Enhancement and Sport Satisfaction: Masters Athletes (adults typically over 35) are a growing Considerations for Mental Performance Consultants cohort, but their psychological needs have been, until Workshop | Consulting & Interventions recently, relatively neglected, in part because of ageist Lauren McHenry, University of Tennessee, USA; assumptions regarding their competitive orientations. Lindsey Miossi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, However, MAs and their coaches may be a treasure- USA; Rebecca Zakrajsek, University of Tennessee, trove for mental performance consultants (MPCs). The USA; Leslee Fisher, University of Tennessee, USA purpose of this presentation is to provide a synthesis of The purpose of this workshop is to present specific an ongoing grant-funded research program that strategies for MPCs working with and through coaches uncovers important considerations of coach in both individual and team sport settings. Based on the development for MPCs when working within the Masters supervised experiences of two graduate student MPCs, sport context. multiple case studies will be utilized to illustrate how MPCs can work with coaches to better support Coaches as Drivers and Integrators of Sport performance enhancement within the sport system. With Psychology Services: Leveraging Personal each case, we will guide workshop attendees through a Experiences in Sport Psychology, and University facilitated ethical decision-making process (Remley & Resources, while Leading Division I Teams Herlihy, 2015) to determine MPC actions. Panel | Collegiate Sport Adrianna Napoletano, Penn State University, USA; Carl Collegiate Sport Club Athletes’ Perceptions of the Ohlson, The Pennsylvania State University, USA; Rob Climate on Their Teams and Indices of Their Cooper, Penn State University, USA; Sarah Brown, Psychological Well-Being Penn State University, USA; Mark Pavlik, Penn State Lecture | Collegiate Sport University, USA Chelsi Scott, University of Kansas, USA; Mary Fry, Veteran and young head coaches with significant past University of Kansas, USA; Hannah Weingartner, contact with sport psychology lead Division I teams with University of Kansas, USA; Troy Wineinger, University of mental performance as a central component of their Kansas, USA coaching. These coaches seamlessly weave sport Coaches and officers participated in a coaching psychology teachings throughout their coaching and education intervention to help them create a more caring leverage their university’s performance psychology and task-involving (CTI). In a CTI climate, leaders are services in highly effective ways to reinforce their recognizing and valuing effort and improvement, coaching. The purpose of this panel discussion is to fostering cooperation, treating mistakes as part of the have these coaches share with the audience their vision, learning process, making everyone feel like they play an insights, and experience with sport psychology, and important role on the team, and treating everyone with connect their work to past legends as well as current kindness and respect. Athletes who perceived a CTI service providers as they advance their staffs and climate on their teams reported greater self-kindness, teams. hope and happiness, which are important aspects of psychological well-being. Coaching the Coach: The Impact Through the Gatekeeper Conceptualizing Psychological Performance Workshop | Coaching Enhancement in a Music Domain Laura Lee, IMG Academy, USA; Rebecca Thomas, IMG Lecture | Non-Sport Performance Applications Academy, USA Jessica Ford, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA; Through evidence-based practice and the mental Monna Arvinen-Barrow, University of Wisconsin - performance consultant’s applied experience, this Milwaukee, USA; Michael Brondino, University of workshop will focus on four specific learning objectives: Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA; Sheila Feay-Shaw, (1) How to gain entry, including building rapport and a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA; Russell trusting relationship with the coach (Sharp & Hodge, Johnson, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, USA; 2013), (2) How to bridge the gap from power to Stephen Wester, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, empowerment in helping coaches realize the value of USA shared leadership within a team (Fransen, Mertens, This presentation will explore the psychological and Cotterill, Broek, & Boen, 2019), (3) How to create a psychosocial aspects of music performance to common language with coaches to enhance awareness conceptualize psychological performance enhancement and emotional support (Millar, Oldham, & Donovan, (PPE) in a music domain. The presentation will help the
attendees to better understand the unique performance sport by assessing the manner in which collegiate team considerations of musicians that differ from athletes. sport athletes use music for themselves and for their This information can help researchers and practitioners teams' cohesion and performance. Following a brief who are looking to develop contextually appropriate PPE review of relevant research in sport, exercise, and interventions for musicians. performance Psychology (e.g., Bishop et al., 2007; Gabana et al., 2019; Karageorghis et al., 2018; Terry, Conservatory Musicians’ Temporal Organization and 2020), the lecturer will discuss the mixed-method design Self-Regulation Processes in Preparing for a Music and survey results of how, why, and for what athletes Exam use music. Lastly, attendees will learn implications of the Lecture | Non-Sport Performance Applications study and potential applications of music in applied sport Roberta Antonini Philippe, University of Lausanne, psychology. Switzerland; Céline Kosirnik, University of Lausanne, Switzerland; Noémi Vuichoud, University of Lausanne, David and Goliath - The Psychology of the Favorite Switzerland; Terry Clark, Royal College of Music, and the Underdog in Olympic Team Sports London, UK; Aaron Williamon, Royal College of Music, Panel | Olympic Sport, International, and Global London, UK; Gary E. McPherson, The University of Perspectives Melbourne, Australia Peter Haberl, USOC, USA; Traci Statler, Cal State The audience will have the chance to discover an Fullerton, USA; Brian Alexander, original research about conservatory musicians’ AthleteMentalSkillsCoach.com, USA; Véronique preparation for a music exam. As in sport, perform at its Richard, Cirque de Soleil, Canada highest level is central in the music domain. This lecture David vs Goliath at the Olympic Games. Managing the will allow the audience to leave with practical proposals role expectations of being the favourite vs the underdog on how to accompany musicians in their mental in Olympic Team Sports. preparation leading up to an important performance. Determining Intervention Components for a Physical Consulting with Game Officials: Empirical and Activity Program Designed for Former Division I Experiential Knowledge College Athletes: A Qualitative Approach Lecture | Consulting & Interventions Lecture | Exercise/Health/Fitness Shelby Anderson, UNC Greensboro, USA; Hannah Paula-Marie Ferrara, The University of Tennessee, Bennett, Augusta University, USA; Megan Buning, Knoxville, USA; Rebecca Zakrajsek, University of Augusta University, USA Tennessee, USA; Morgan Eckenrod, University of While the literature is clear that game officials face many Southern Mississippi, USA; Cory Beaumont, The stressors from their role within sport, there is little University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA; Kelley empirical or applied evidence to describe the specific Strohacker, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, needs of this unique population. The purpose of the USA current study was to understand what mental Despite their history with sports training, research shows performance training softball umpires were interested in that former college athletes’ physical activity levels learning to help alleviate some of their current decrease substantially after retirement from sport and challenges. The presenters will provide practical advice, may exacerbate health concerns that manifest later in grounded in empirical evidence and experiential life. Physical activity promotion is necessary in this knowledge for other consultants who wish to engage in population to prevent these later health problems, meaningful work with this population. however a deeper understanding of their experiences with physical activity post-retirement, as well as what Controlled Breathing Rates Alter Motor Performance program components they would be attracted to, is Lecture | Non-Sport Performance Applications warranted before intervention development can proceed. Taylor Buchanan, University of Florida, USA; This presentation discusses inactive, former NCAA Christopher Janelle, University of Florida, USA Division I athletes’ experiences with physical activity Breathing interventions are used to influence movement after retiring from collegiate sport and program execution, however, we do not know the costs of characteristics influenced by their experiences that they breathing on movement planning. Our presentation will believe would be effective for their population. cover the use of breathing interventions to enhance Effective Mentoring: A Review and Discussion of the planning and execution of motor performance. Attendees New CMPC Mentor Guidelines will learn performance costs and benefits of regulating Panel | Professional Development, Supervision, and breathing rate. Mentoring Jack Lesyk, Ohio Center for Sport Psychology, USA; Country Roads Take Us Home: Athlete Music Use Damien Clement, West Virginia University, USA; Charles and Implications for Sport Psychology Practitioners Maher, Cleveland Indians, USA; Brandonn Harris, Lecture | Consulting & Interventions Georgia Southern University, USA Seth Swary, West Virginia University, USA; Sam Zizzi, The authors of the newly released CMPC Mentor West Virginia University, USA Guidelines will present a summary and clarification of The lecturer will present a study intended to extend the guidelines. Attendees will have an opportunity to current literature on the relationship between music and have their questions answered
Evaluating the Athlete’s and Coach’s Needs: findings suggest that female athletes of minority groups Preliminary Stage in Building Sport Psychology experience discrimination on the basis of their gender Services for USATF Athletes for the Next Olympic and race at a higher rate than their male counterparts as Cycle well as their White female counterparts. These findings Panel | Elite/Pro Sport highlight an area applied practitioners should know when Lennie Waite, Waite Performance Strategies LLC, USA; working with these populations in order to enhance their Anne Shadle, , USA; Brian Zuleger, Adams State cultural competency and efficacy when working with University, USA; Christopher Stanley, Florida State athletes. University, USA This panel will provide lessons learned from research Exercise Psychology and Wellness among and application of sport psychology services for USA Underrepresented Groups: Decolonizing, Tailoring, Track and Field (USATF) in the past quad 2017-2020 and Partnering with the Community and planning for the future quad 2021-2024. Panel Symposium | Exercise/Health/Fitness members will discuss findings from recent research Keri Kirk, Department of Defense/HJF, USA; Amanda conducted with USATF athletes and coaches needs Perkins-Ball, Rice University, USA; Kristin Mauldin, related to sport psychology services (specific and California Baptist University, USA preferred needs and skills, as well as preferred delivery This symposium will discuss creative ways that exercise and communication methods) as well as past psychology, mental skills practitioners, and graduate experiences working with USATF athletes and coaches. students can engage with communities that are typically Lastly, this panel will touch on how this research will help underrepresented in wellness spaces for the purposes of inform planning and delivery of future sport psychology health promotion. We will discuss cultural competence in services in the coming Olympic cycle. intervention and supervision, providing inclusive educational exercises, as well as how to develop Examination of an Etiological Model of Disordered interventions and didactics that deconstruct the Eating in a Mixed Sport Sample of Female Collegiate traditional Euro-centric approach to wellness Athletes programming. Lecture | Mental Health Tess Palmateer, University of North Texas, USA; Kaleb Exploring a Biofeedback Protocol for Vocal Cord Cusack, University of North Texas, USA; Trent Petrie, Dysfunction with Service Members University of North Texas, USA Lecture | Tactical Populations This presentation will review sociocultural and Chaska Gomez, Tripler Army Medical Center, USA; Lee- psychological factors that directly and indirectly lead to Ann Thomas, Tripler Army Medical Center, USA the development of eating disorders/disordered eating in Exploring a Biofeedback Protocol for Vocal Cord female collegiate athletes. The authors will present their Dysfunction with Servicemembers findings on the use of Petrie and Greenleaf’s (2007; 2012) model in a mixed-sport sample of collegiate Exploring Athletic Idenity's Effect on Shame female athletes. Next steps and future directions for Proneness in Collegiate Athletes research and interventions will then be discussed. Lecture | Collegiate Sport Mario Fontana, The College at Brockport, USA Examining High Performance Coaches’ Self- We will learn how an athlete's athletic identity can Perceptions of Performance Effectiveness and sharpen proneness to shame. Methods that coaches can Success use to direct athletes with high athletic identity to be less Lecture | Coaching prone to experiencing shame will be explored Tammy Sheehy, Bridgewater College, USA; Kristen Dieffenbach, WVU - Coaching and Performance Exploring the Characteristics of Thriving in Science, USA Professional Sports Competition: Coaches' and This presentation describes high performance coaches' Players' Perspectives own evaluation of their performance effectiveness and Lecture | Elite/Pro Sport perceptions of success. Attendees will learn how high Daniel Brown, University of Portsmouth, UK; Pieter performance coaches create personalized strategies for Kruger, North West University, South Africa; Michael feedback and evaluation over time to enhance their Passaportis, University of Portsmouth, UK quality of preparation and practice. To date, researchers have adopted differing interpretations of thriving suggesting that greater clarity Examining the Interplay of Race and Gender in the is needed on what it means to thrive and how these Athletic Arena: An Investigation of Discrimination in experiences manifest in sports competition. This Sport presentation will discuss the findings from two studies Lecture | Diversity & Culture that explored the characteristics of thriving in Victoria Bradshaw, John F. Kennedy University, USA; professional rugby union players across a multinational Gily Meir, John F. Kennedy University, USA sample. The findings from these studies provide novel The purpose of this study was to examine the interaction insight into what it means to thrive in sports competition of gender and race with the experiences of and offer a framework that may be used to identify discrimination amongst collegiate athletes. These thriving performers in the future.
workshop presents an innovative view on the use of Exploring the Relationship Between Stress-Related deliberate play as a therapeutic strategy in which Growth and Basic Psychological Needs Following CMPCs can use to help elite athletes experience high Athletic Injuries levels of sport-enjoyment, enhanced motivation, and Lecture | Injury/Rehabilitation improved overall sport experience. Samantha MacDonald, USA; Linda Keeler, Western Washington University, USA; Jessyca Arthur-Cameselle, Getting Published in the Journal of Applied Sport Western Washington University, USA; Melissa D'Eloia, Psychology (JASP), Journal of Sport Psychology in Western Washington University, USA Action (JSPA), and Case Studies in Sport and One positive psychological consequence after athletic Exercise Psychology (CSSEP) injury is stress-related growth (SRG), a positive change Featured experienced after undergoing something stressful. The Stephen Mellalieu, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK; aim of the present study was to investigate the Ian Maynard, Essex University, UK; Richard Keegan, relationships between both general psychological need University of Canberra, Australia frustration and satisfaction to SRG in athletes and This session offers delegates with an interest or potential explore sources from which needs were satisfied while interest in publishing their research and professional injured. The findings of this study imply that the practice experiences to engage in an open forum with relationship between SRG and SDT may be complex the Editors of AASP’s flagship academic journals. The and may depend on where the source of need session is aimed at both the individual seeking to take satisfaction and frustration originate. their first step into the world of publishing in academic Fail Better: A Brief Self-Compassion Intervention journals and the more experienced researcher alike. with NCAA Student-Athletes Lecture | Consulting & Interventions Great Activity, Now What? Debriefing in Applied Ashley Kuchar, University of Texas at Austin, USA Sport Psychology Ever wondered how to help athletes bounce back from Workshop | Professional Development, Supervision, and mistakes and failures? This presentation will focus on Mentoring how to utilize the power of perspective-taking to best Megan Byrd, Georgia Southern University, USA; support athletes in coping with various sport setbacks. Stefanee Maurice, California Polytechnic State University, USA; Abby Keenan, Intrepid Performance From Youth Sport to the Pros: Improving Mental Consulting, USA; Joseph Carbone, Springfield College, Performance Through Acceptance Based USA Interventions This workshop will teach techniques and skills to Symposium | Consulting & Interventions implement during debriefing team and individual Michael Clark, Clark Performance Consulting, USA; sessions. Techniques from multiple disciplines including Lindsey Hamilton, IMG Academy, USA; Kerry Guest, group counseling, adventure therapy, and team Indiana University, USA; Blake Pindyck, Milwaukee development will be utilized for workshop attendees to Brewers, USA practice skills. The purpose of this symposium is to explore ways in which acceptance-based interventions are applied by Grief in Sports sport psychology professionals across various domains. Lecture | Mental Health Specific learning objectives include (1) understanding Jana Fogaca, Get Ahead Mental Performance, USA; the inner workings of ACT and the 6 core processes of Illene Cupit, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, USA; change, (2) providing specific activities and interventions Matthew Gonzalez, West Virginia University, USA; Emily situated in an ACT framework, and (3) discuss the Doran, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, USA; lessons learned in applying and ACT-based intervention Makenzie VandenElzen, University of Wisconsin-Green with athletes. Bay, USA This session will present the findings of a survey on the Get in Touch with Your Inner Child: A Workshop on experiences of team members after the death of another Incorporating Deliberate Play with Elite Athletes member. The lecture will also present resources for Workshop | Consulting & Interventions consultants working with a team that may be going Carly Block, Florida State University, USA; Hila Sharon- through this situation. David, Florida State University, USA; Emma Nilsson, OptiMental Performance, USA Hazing Training and Intervention In sport, youth athletes who spent more time engaging in Workshop | Social Justice, Equity, and Inclusion deliberate play have been found to develop skills and John Heil, Psychological Health Roanoke, USA talent more easily and experience higher levels of This workshop focuses on the role of sport psychologists enjoyment and motivation in their sport compared to in hazing awareness, prevention and intervention. It those who are less engaged in deliberate play. When introduces and provides guidance in the use of a athletes grow old, however, they tend to abandon this purpose-built, web-based, multi-media instructional natural tendency to play and as a result, they are program that is designed for training and organizational more likely to experience exhaustion, loss of sport education, which includes: video interviews with coaches enjoyment, and eventually burnout. The current and sport psychologists, a ready to use PowerPoint with
detailed annotation, supporting scholarly content, and How to Teach Routines handouts for coaches, athletes and administrators. Featured Jen Schumacher, United States Military Academy, USA Help! There Is a Female in the Locker Room!! What and Matt Cuccaro, Telos Sport Psychology Coaching, Do We Do Now? USA Workshop | Diversity & Culture Tanya Bialostozky, Mexico; Frances Cardenas, I Am Woman, Hear Me “ROAR”: Female-identified Philadelphia Phillies, USA; Cristina Fink, C Fink Sport Psychology Providers’ Experiences of Consulting, USA; Dehra Harris, Toronto Blue Jays, USA Navigating Male-Dominated Athletic Departments in This workshop proposes diverse strategies to fully a Lead Role embrace gender equity by mentoring, developing, and Panel | Collegiate Sport providing support to women in traditionally male- Rachel Walker, University of Colorado-Boulder, USA; dominated sport and performance environments, as well Dayna Charbonneau, West Virginia University, USA; as leading efforts towards a more inclusive culture by Nicole Linen, Auburn University - Athletics, USA; providing key concepts such as stereotype replacement, Cassandra Pasquariello, University of Wisconsin- perspective taking, challenging the language and Madison, USA; Dolores Christensen, University of amplifying women's voices. Oklahoma, Psychological Resources for OU Student- Athletes (PROS), USA; Angel Brutus, Mississippi State How Does She Do It? Women in Academia Share University, USA their Unique Stories about Finding their Way in Given the continued disparity in experiences across Sport Psychology gender and other marginalized identities in sport, the Panel | Professional Issues & Ethics purpose of this panel is to share the lived experiences of Kimberly Shaffer, Barry University, USA; Gily Meir, John female-identified providers and practitioners of color F. Kennedy University, USA; Jasmin Hutchinson, conducting sport psychology and mental health services Springfield College, USA; Elizabeth Mullin, Springfield in elite collegiate athletics departments across the USA. College, USA; Rebecca Zakrajsek, University of Panelists will reflect on experienced microaggressions, Tennessee, USA gender and other cultural stereotypes, safety and Maintaining work-life balance can be complex and inclusion, and comfort level with assertiveness and challenging for women in academia; this topic will be advocacy as female-identified persons in male- examined by identifying and understanding some dominated sport settings. Unique considerations common developmental hurdles that arise alongside the regarding salary negotiation, family and childcare, and path of professional growth (Guillaume & Pochic, 2009; work-life balance will be discussed. Kalysh, Kulik, & Perera, 2016; Loeffen, 2016). The aim of this panel is to empower others in navigating Influence of Call Volume on Perceptions of Stress challenges such as: the ever-present glass ceiling, pay and Recovery in Active-Duty Firefighters inequity, greater expectations to care for others, and the Lecture | Tactical Populations potential for motherhood. This panel will present the Carly Wahl, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA; unique stories of five accomplished women working in Rudi Marciniak, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Sport & Exercise Psychology academia from different USA; Kyle Ebersole, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, institutions in the United States where panelists will USA; Barbara Meyer, University of Wisconsin- reflect upon an existing model for achieving work-life Milwaukee, USA balance for mental performance consultants (Waumsley It has become popular among researchers and et al., 2010). practitioners alike to monitor the influence of training load on stress and recovery among athletes, yet little How to Build a Mental Performance Consulting research has been done to monitor training load and its Marketing Plan affects on stress and recovery in the tactical populations, Workshop | Private Practice where an under recovered state may have fatal Michael Huber, Follow The Ball LLC, USA; Alison Pope- consequences. In order to develop recovery-specific Rhodius, JFK University, USA interventions for firefighters, the purpose of the current This workshop will help other mental performance study was to examine how acute training load dose (i.e., consultants to develop their own marketing plan call volume) influences their perceptions of recovery and leveraging the presenters’ experience in doing the same. stress. Findings of our research suggest that in order to The workshop will be interactive, breaking the audience optimize firefighter health and well-being, practitioners into separate groups responsible for constructing each should monitor call volume and implement appropriate element of a marketing plan as articulated by Blann and physical, mental, and/or emotional recovery colleagues. The goal is for participants to see how a interventions. marketing plan can come together in just 75 minutes.
Internationalizing at Home: An Innovative Crosse, USA; Chris Wagstaff, University of Portsmouth, Application of the Collaborative Online International UK; Natalie Durand-Bush, University of Ottawa, Canada Learning Framework in Sport Psychology The purpose of this project was to investigate, via an Lecture | Teaching online survey, the number and type of mental Dana Voelker, West Virginia University, USA; Gleber performance (MP; i.e., sport psychology) employment Pereira, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil; Sean positions held by practitioners over a five-year span. A Bulger, West Virginia University, USA total of N = 562 participants completed the survey. The Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) is an findings highlight a growth in employment opportunities, accessible, cost-effective solution to strengthen global especially full-time MP positions, compared to previous learning within sport psychology training and education. reviews of career prospects of MP practitioners (e.g., The purpose of this presentation is to share the Meyers et al., 2001). This presentation will elaborate on instructor and student experience of an interdisciplinary these findings, as well as key employment-related data COIL course led in partnership between universities in relevant to current and future MP professionals. the U.S. and Brazil. In sharing empirical data and practical experiences, audience members will garner a Just Say It: Teaching Elite Youth Athletes to foundational understanding of the COIL framework as a Communicate with Adults feasible, innovative mechanism for improving diversity Workshop | Youth Sport and inclusion in the field. Judy Goss, Private Practice, Canada; Sharleen Hoar, Canadian Sport Institute-Pacific, Canada Investigating the Psychology of Pain and Injury in a Communication skills are essential for young people to Sample of Collegiate Club-Sport Athletes learn and impact the coach-athlete relationship. For Lecture | Injury/Rehabilitation many athletes, communicating with adults is a challenge Mike Hamberger, University of Maryland, USA; Stephen due to a lack of communication skills and a low level of R. McDaniel, University of Maryland, USA comfort in speaking with adults, or communication This lecture will guide audience members through an apprehension. The central learning objective of this understanding of the psychosocial phenomenon known workshop is to equip mental performance consultants as the “sport ethic”, which is the socialization, or with effective interactive activities to develop athlete normalization, of attitudes and behaviors that make communication skills with adults. athletes prone to play through pain and injury, often with unhealthy consequences. Attendees will gain insight L.E.A.R.N. to Connect: Working Towards Better into the psychological development of this attitude Performance by Taking a Systems Approach to formation, as it also pertains to specific personality traits. Address the Ethnolinguistic Needs of Athletes Empirical results point to the utility of a specific measure Workshop | Diversity & Culture of the sport ethic as a potential screening tool for Tanya Bialostozky, Mexico; Val Altieri, Jr., Boston athletes, from youth through collegiate age. University, USA; John McCarthy, Boston University, USA; Cristina Fink, C Fink Consulting, USA; Frances Is This Evidence-Based? How Psychological Skills Cardenas, Philadelphia Phillies, USA; Cristian Guzman, Are Disseminated by a Youth Sport Organization New York Mets, USA; Robert DiBernardo, Toronto Blue Lecture | Youth Sport Jays, USA; Jake Chaplin, Boston Red Sox, USA Frank Ely, University of Windsor, Canada; Krista This workshop presents a systematic process for Chandler, University of Windsor, Canada; Patti Millar, considering how to bridge the gaps between players and University of Windsor, Canada; Todd Loughead, other key stakeholders (coaches, support staff, University of Windsor, Canada administrators) using a five-step L.E.A.R.N. (Learn- The current presentation examines the psychological Educate-Advocate-Remove-Negotiate) approach for skills-related content disseminated online by a large guiding consultants. Key learning goals for participants Canadian youth sport organization (OMHA). The are: 1.) identify potential ethnolinguistic barriers to purpose of this study was to examine whether this athlete performance; 2.) generate potential strategies content was evidence-based and to determine which and practices that can support athletes’ ethnolinguistic psychological skills were presented. Given the majority needs; 3.) create various ways of responding to the of content was incongruent with current research situations presented through scenario-based learning. findings (69%), attendees will learn how this limits the potential for youth to learn psychological skills and leave Let’s Blog! Understanding the How Tos of Sport with strategies for improving the quality of information Psychology Blogging disseminated by youth sport organizations. Workshop | Professional Development, Supervision, and Mentoring Job Opportunities and Compensation in Mental Michele Kerulis, Northwestern University, USA; Megan Performance: A Comprehensive Review (2014-2019) Byrd, Georgia Southern University, USA Featured Digital scholarship has recently gained recognition Justine Vosloo, Ithaca College, USA; Sebastian (McGregor, 2017, Linden, et al, 2017) and professionals Harenberg, St. Francis Xavier University, USA; have identified blogging as an emerging form of Alessandro Quartiroli, University of Wisconsin, La scholarship within digital history (McGregor, 2017). During this interactive workshop you will experience
large and small group activities as you learn how to USA; Christine Selby, Husson University, USA; Michele create interesting blog posts that are in line with current Kerulis, Northwestern University, USA; Riley Nickols, ethics codes. Come to this active workshop with your McCallum Place, USA creativity and leave with a plan for your new blogging Rates of Feeding and Eating Disorders (FEDs) continue strategy. to escalate among athletes of diverse age, gender, race, and ethnicity, threatening health, quality of life and sport Leveraging your Resources: Developing an Athletic performance. Expert and certified (CMPC) (CEDS) Department Eating Disorder Policy panelists will discuss the risks associated with "making Lecture | Mental Health weight" and/or recommending weight change. Jennifer Farrell, University of North Carolina at Participants are encouraged to present relevant case Greensboro, USA examples and openly discuss strategies for reducing The purpose of this presentation is to provide strategies FED risk, preserving health and promoting optimal sport for developing a policy and protocol in order to performance. effectively identify, manage, and refer athletes with eating disorders for evaluation and treatment. The Measurement and Interpretation of Overconformity presenter will discuss issues to consider when to the Sport Ethic in Competitive Athletes developing a policy with limited resources, strategies for Lecture | Consulting & Interventions identifying a team of professionals to provide Stephen Hebard, Prevention Strategies, USA; Erin interdisciplinary care, ethical concerns, and challenges Reifsteck, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, related to the implementation of the policy and protocol. USA; Jeff Milroy, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA Lots of Context, Little Time It is widely accepted that competitive athletes must Workshop | Consulting & Interventions sacrifice despite consequences, strive for distinction, Cecilia Craft, SOCEP, USA; Brian Miles, Cleveland accept risks, play through pain, and refuse to accept Indians, USA; AJ LaLonde, Los Angeles Dodgers, USA; limits in order to achieve in sport. Athletes whose Justin Su'a, Tampa Bay Rays, USA schemas and social identities exclusively reflect these The success of a mental performance training in a Major norms may engage in risky behaviors to an extent that League Baseball setting relies heavily on a mental jeopardizes their health and well-being. In this performance practitioner’s ability to fully grasp the presentation, we describe the risk of athlete context created by their coaches, clubhouse and overconformity to these norms, review our instrument players. Within the context of professional sport, time is development process, and advocate for data-driven extremely valuable. Participants attending this workshop practitioner intervention that includes interpretation of a will: 1) learn about the context that drives the demand for reliable and valid measure of this overconformity. a short mental performance training (SMPT) and consider their current consulting, or coaching, context, 2) Measuring Effectiveness in Applied Sport work through contextual considerations when building a Psychology: A Multi-Modal Approach SMPT, 3) observe examples of SMPTs as designed by Symposium | Consulting & Interventions the facilitators, 4) have the opportunity to build a draft of Lindsey Hamilton, IMG Academy, USA; Duncan their own SMPT. Simpson, IMG Academy, USA; Greg Young, IMG Academy, USA Make Empathy Your New Sport: Practical The purpose of this symposium is to discuss best Applications for Athletic, Business and Military practices in evaluating the effectiveness of mental Populations performance consultants and their work. The first Workshop | Non-Sport Performance Applications presentation will focus on the evaluation of the Jessica Woods, Woods Performance Strategies, USA; effectiveness of the consultant related to knowledge, Russ Flaten, Premier Sport Psychology, USA personal characteristics, and their delivery style Empathy is an advanced communication skill that (Gonzalez et al., 2018), and the second presentation will requires active listening to understand the other person's discuss the evaluation of effectiveness based on the perspective. The concept of empathy is well-known, but athletes’ response to the mental conditioning received it is not commonly practiced. The key learning objectives (Anderson et al., 2002). The third presentation will from this workshop include: a) the ability to define discuss how assessment can be used to address the empathy; b) how to address the stigma; c) assess question of consultant effectiveness (Taylor, 2018), and phraseology; d) reframe linguistics from sounds real-world examples will be used throughout the three (phonetics, phonology), words (morphology), sentences presentations to demonstrate the applicability of key (syntax), and meanings (semantics) to enhance principles and methods. empathetic conversations. Measuring Mindfulness: Findings and Suggestions Making Weight 2020: Risks and Rewards for Sport Research and Practice Panel | Mental Health Lecture | Research Design Jenny Conviser, Ascend Consultation in Health Care, Carol Glass, The Catholic University of America, USA; USA; Sharon Chirban, Amplify Wellness & Performance, Thomas Minkler, West Virginia University, USA; Megan LLC, USA; Caitlyn Hauff, University of South Alabama, Hut, Catholic University of America, USA; Hannah
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