UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Alan Chu (Chair of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology) was named Reviewer of the Year from a top kinesiology journal:, “Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science (MPEES).” He would have received this recognition at the SHAPE America Convention in Salt Lake City if the conference had not been cancelled. A video was made to celebrate this accomplishment along with others. You can see him at the 6:22 mark.
Assistant Prof. Alan Chu (Psychology) gave some advice to athletes during the coronavirus quarantine. Source: Wisconsin sports science doctor offers advice for athletes during quarantine | Coach&AD.
Assistant Prof. of Psychology Alan Chu, and chair of sports, exercise and performance, gave advice for athletes with canceled sports amid COVID-19 outbreak. Part of his advice includes accepting what has happened and trying to maintain a regular routine. Read more of his advice via A doctor’s advice for athletes dealing with canceled sports amid COVID-19 outbreak | WKOW.
UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. and chair of the Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology Masters Program, Alan Chu, discusses how athletes can face the changes of the sports world due to the coronavirus pandemic. He believes athletes need to accept what is happening and to take this time to become a role model in society. He discussed strategies for athletes to cope with canceled or postponed events and how to keep up with their (mental) training amid the pandemic. More via an athletes approach amid COVID-19 | WBAY.
Undergraduate research assistant Alexandra (Sasha) Oosting (Pscyhology) recently worked with Assistant Prof. Alan Chu, (Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology) to publish an article in “Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators.” Their work discusses strategies for coaches to reduce the subliminal bias they may have towards their players through increased contact with players, increased awareness and increased diversity and inclusion on their sports teams. The article can be found here.
Assistant Prof. and chair of the M.S. in Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology Alan Chu was recently accepted as a member of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) sport psychology registry. This role works with Team USA athletes to develop mental skills to perform at their best on the world stage.
Assistant Prof. Jana Fogaça, Chair of the Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology Master’s Program, has received a grant from the Association for Applied Sport Psychology to fund a pilot program in partnership with the YMCA. The program will use sports practice to teach socioemotional skills to children in the community.
UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Alan Chu (Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology), is an active researcher who studies motivation using self-determination theory (Deci & Ryan, 1985). Earlier this August 2019, he received the recognition of International Scholar from the Center for Self-Determination Theory. There are currently 106 scholars being recognized, 30 of which are based in the U.S.
UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Alan Chu (Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology), spread his knowledge of sport psychology and coaching throughout the summer. Beyond helping plan the University’s new Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Master’s Program, he traveled to Tallahassee, FL in July and Fort Worth, TX in August to conduct coaching certification courses for the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association. He also conducted the very first table tennis coaching clinic in Appleton on August 18.
UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jana Fogaca (Psychology) had a manuscript accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. The manuscript is titled ‘The Journey of Service Delivery Competence in Applied Sport Psychology: The Arc of Development for New Professionals” and explores the developmental characteristics of sport psychology trainees from various graduate programs. You can find the manuscript ahead of print, here.