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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT INJURY LAB

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WE ENGAGE IN PATIENT-CENTERED AND CLINICIAN-FOCUSED RESEARCH TO IMPROVE RETURN TO SPORT, REDUCE SECONDARY INJURIES, AND IMPROVE OVERALL QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER SPORT-RELATED INJURY.


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MEET OUR TEAM

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HANA MARMURA, MPT

Incoming Postdoctoral Fellow

ELAINE REICHE, MS, ATC, CSCS

4th Year Ph.D. Candidate

CAITIE BRINKMAN, MS, ATC

3rd Year Ph.D. Candidate

ALISON CRUISE, MAJ, USAF

Incoming 1st year Ph.D. Student

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RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT: VIRTUAL REALITY MINDFULNESS MEDITATION AFTER ACL RECONSTRUCTION

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ACL RETURN TO SPORT TESTING

We provide a comprehensive biopsychosocial clinical outcomes assessment for patients after ACL reconstruction. 

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VIRTUAL REALITY AFTER ACL RECONSTRUCTION

 In this study, we want to learn if virtual reality can improve outcomes in women 1 to 5-years post-ACLR.

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GRADED EXPOSURE AND MINDFULNESS AFTER ACL RECONSTRUCTION

 In this study, we want to learn if graded exposure therapy and mindfulness meditation can improve outcomes in individuals 1 to 5-years post-ACLR.

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PSI LAB ALUMNI

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FRANCESCA GENOESE, PH.D., ATC
(PH.D. IN KINESIOLOGY - ATHLETIC INJURY AND REHABILITATION)

Assistant Professor at the University of Wyoming

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DIVERSITY, EQUITY, ACCESSIBILITY, AND INCLUSION

The Psychology of Sport Injury Laboratory is dedicated to creating a safe, inclusive, collaborative, and equitable learning and research environment. We welcome and embrace researchers of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and abilities. We meet people where they are at and encourage a growth mindset to take on challenges and learn from them. Below is a list of our specific values that helps to guide our work to address inequalities in science.

Research Specific Values:

We strive to engage in research that is patient-centered, and clinician focused to promote a biopsychosocial approach to patient management. This includes engaging in ongoing projects that focus on examining and improving health outcomes in the following groups:


Women

Racial/Ethnic Minorities


We strive to be intentional in our recruitment of underrepresented groups in our samples.

Some specific ways our lab members are involved in diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts:

Safe Space and Mental Health First Aid Training

Serving Institutional, Regional, and National DEI Committees

Mentoring students from HBCUs and HSIs

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