Sports Psychologist

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

March 21, 1997

Sports Psychologist to Speak at UW-RF

Dr. Keith P. Henschen, a recognized expert in sports psychology, will present a workshop called "Peak Performance" as part of the Emogene A. Nelson Lecture Series at UW-River Falls.

The workshop will be held on Friday, April 11, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Blue Room of Rodli Commons. Registration is $25 for adults, $20 for WAHPERD members, and $10 for students. Registration costs include lunch. Pre-registration deadline is April 2. The cost at the door will be $30.

The workshop will provide practical application of sport psychology theory to teach participants the strategies to enhance individual and group performance in the gym, classroom, and office. The workshop promises to be fun, energizing, motivational, and productive for audiences of all backgrounds, according to UW-RF Professor Faye Perkins.

Topics of discussion include tips for effective communication, stress management techniques, attention and concentration skills, developing self-concept through sport, team building, and the stages of group development.

Keith Henschen is the sport psychologist at the University of Utah Department of Exercise and Sport Science and is the newly elected president of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

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