Kinesiology PhD student Bridget Sturch presents at Universität Leipzig

November 16, 2022
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Bridget Sturch, a third-year PhD student in the School of Kinesiology and team member of the Sports Medicine Psychology Lab (SMPL), directed by Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, PhD, professor and associate director in the School, was recently selected to attend and present at the “International PhD Course: Designing, Conducting, and Evaluating Interventions in Sport and Exercise Psychology” hosted by the Universität Leipzig, in Leipzig, Germany. This PhD course brings together young professionals in sport and exercise psychology to promote international collaboration, offer a platform for students to share their research on a global stage, and provide educational and research-to-practice sessions led by world-renowned scholars. Sturch presented her dissertation work that is focused on developing and implementing a mental skills education and training program to address psychophysiological injury risk factors in athletes.