Les Podlog, PhD portrait
  • Associate Professor, Health-Kinesiology-Recreation

Research Statement

My research interests focus on the psychological aspects of a return to sport from injury, applications of self-determination theory in sport and physical activity settings, and consequences of self-presentation (i.e., impression management) concerns among sport and physical activity participants.

Research Keywords

  • Sports Injury
  • Self-presentation theory applications in sport
  • Self-determination theory in sport and physical activity
  • Physical activity antecedents
  • Moral behavior in sport

Presentations

  • Kentta, G., Podlog, L., Johnson, U. & Ivarsson, A. (July, 2015). Relationships between athletic identity, overtraining and injury among elite Swedish athletes. Poster presented at the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC), Bern, Switzerland. Poster, Presented, 07/10/2015.
  • Hall, M., Newland, A., Stark, A., Gonzalez, S., Baucom, B., Newton, M., & Podlog, L. (Oct, 2015). Perceptions of the Social Psychological Climate and Sport Commitment in Adolescent Athletes: A Multilevel Analysis. Paper presented at Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Indianapolis: ID. Presentation, Presented, 06/10/2015.
  • Griffin, K., Meany, K., & Podlog, L. (March, 2015). “Climb to Freedom”: Autonomy, Competence and Relatedness of university students in the sport of rock climbing. Poster presented at SHAPE America National Convention and Exposition, Seattle, WA. Poster, Presented, 03/15/2015.
  • Harveson, A., Hannon, J.C., Brusseau, T., Podlog, L., Papadopoulos, C., Durrant, L., Hall, M., Kang, K.D. (March, 2015). Acute Exercise and Cognition in High School Youth. Paper presented at SHAPE America National Convention and Exposition, Seattle, WA. Presentation, Presented, 03/15/2015.
  • Podlog, L., Reel, J., & Greviskes, L. (October, 2014). Injury, body dissatisfaction, and disordered eating among dancers: Exploring potential relationships. Poster presented at Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Las Vegas: NV. Poster, Presented, 10/2014.
  • Podlog, L, Heil, J., Schulte, S, & Bryan, C. (September, 2014). A resilience intervention for diminishing attrition among injured female recruits. This Land is Your Land National Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 09/2014.
  • Podlog, L., Buhler, C.F., Pollack, H., Hopkins, P.N., & Burgess, P.R. (June, 2014). Injuries and illness in the National Basketball Association: Their relationship with team performance. Poster presented at North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), Minneapolis, MN. Poster, Presented, 05/2014.
  • Podlog, L., Inigo, M. & Hall, M. (June, 2014). Why do athletes remain committed to sport after severe injury? An examination of the Sport Commitment Model. Poster presented at North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), Minneapolis, MN. Poster, Presented, 05/2014.
  • Newland, A., Newton, M., Legg, W. E., Podlog, L. & Tanner, P. (June, 2014). Transformational leadership in sport: A qualitative examination with female athletes. Paper presented at North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), Minneapolis, MN. Presentation, Presented, 05/2014.
  • 8. Goh, T.L., Hannon, J.C., Webster, C., Podlog, L., & Pillow, W. (April, 2014). Classroom physical activity breaks: Teacher’s perspectives of an intervention study. Paper presented at symposium, American Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), St. Louis: MO. Presentation, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Sproles, D., Podlog, L., Newton, N., & Detling, N. (October, 2013). The way of flow: A martial arts handbook for living the engaged life. Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), New Orleans: LA. Presentation, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Hamson-Utley, J.J., Schulte, S., Fowler, L., Glodowski, C., Scharmann, S., Podlog, L., Schmolesky, M., Ashley, A. (July 2013). Concussion-related neuroproteins: A comparison of gender differences in extreme sports. Poster presented at the 122nd Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii. Poster, Presented, 07/2013.
  • Podlog, L., Wadey, R., & Banham, S.M. (July, 2013). Psychological readiness’ to return to sport following injury: Key attributes and antecedents. Paper presented at International Society for Sport Psychology (ISSP), Beijing, China. Presentation, Presented, 07/2013.
  • Gustafsson, H., Isoard-Gautheur, S., Podlog, L., Troulliard D., Gulliet-Descas, E., & Jowett, S. (July, 2013). Athlete burnout and the coach-athlete relationship. Paper presented at invited symposium, International Society for Sport Psychology (ISSP), Beijing, China. Presentation, Presented, 07/2013.
  • Podlog, L. & Newton, M. (July, 2013). Measurement and design considerations in psychology of sport injury research: A focus on pre-injury, injury onset, rehabilitation, and return to sport phases. Paper presented at International Society for Sport Psychology (ISSP), Beijing, China. Presentation, Presented, 07/2013.
  • Podlog, L. & Newton, M. (July, 2013). Research on the return to sport transition: A reliance on qualitative approaches. Paper presented at invited symposium, International Society for Sport Psychology (ISSP), Beijing, China. Presentation, Presented, 07/2013.
  • King Chung Chan, D., Hagger, M. S. & Podlog, L. (July, 2013). Psychological perspectives to understand sport injury: Prevention, rehabilitation, and return-to-sport. Paper presented at International Society for Sport Psychology (ISSP), Beijing, China. Presentation, Submitted, 07/2013.
  • Gustafsson, H., Podlog, L., Kenttä, G., & Lundqvist, C (July, 2013). Positive psychology and elite sport: A potential nurturing relationship? Paper presented at European Congress in Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden. Presentation, Presented, 07/2013.
  • Galli, N., Podlog, L., Wadey, R., Mellalieu, S.D. & Hall, M. (June, 2013). Need satisfaction, affect, and stress-related growth following sport injury: A mediation analysis. Paper presented at North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), New Orleans, LA. Presentation, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Newton, M., Newland, A., Hall, M., Shaw, J. & Podlog, L. (June, 2013). Post-exercise affect and perceptions of the psychological climate. Paper presented at North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), New Orleans, LA. Presentation, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Siepert., H, Hamson-Utley J.J., Howell, A., Schulte, S., Donahue, M.S., Rink, D., Bass J.A., Podlog, L., Light, M.M., & Fowler, L. (June, 2013). An investigation of concussion-related neuroproteins in collegiate athletes: a longitudinal comparison of pre-season levels in collegiate football athletes. Paper presented at National Athletic Trainers Association Conference. Presentation, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Hamson-Utley, J.J., Schulte, S., Hansen, R.A., Rink, D., Glodowskk, C., Donahue, M.S., Bass, J.A., Podlog, L., Scharmann, S., Schmolesky, M., Fowler, L., Ashley, A. (June, 2013). An investigation of concussion-related neuroproteins in collegiate athletes: a comparison of gender differences in high-risk sports. Paper presented at National Athletic Trainers Association Conference. Presentation, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Stark, A., Newton, M. & Podlog, L. (June, 2013). Social psychological climate and psychological well-being in adolescence: Differences between technical and competition dance studios. Paper presented at North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), New Orleans, LA. Presentation, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Black, R.E., White, A., Newton, M., & Podlog, L. (April, 2013). Psychophysiological time course correlates of performance and fatigue in trained cyclists during a 3-day overreaching protocol. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Southwest Region Student Conference, Denver, Colorado. Presentation, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Sproles, D., Newton, M., & Podlog, L. (October, 2012). Using Mindfulness to Achieve Flow from Wilderness Experiences. Poster to be presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Atlanta, Georgia. Poster, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Wadey, R., Podlog, L., Hicks-Little, C., & Hamson-Utley, J. (October, 2012). Re-injury anxiety, coping, and return-to-sport outcomes: A multiple mediation analysis. Paper presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Atlanta, Georgia. Presentation, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Schulte, S. Podlog, L., Hayes, B., Hamson-Utley, J., Toth, R., Petron, D. (July, 2012). A Systematic Review of S100B Methodology and Analysis – What do we know? Poster presented at European Congress of Sport Science (ECSS) Conference, Bruges Belgium. Poster, Presented, 07/2012.
  • Podlog, L. (July, 2012). Athletes return to sport following injury rehabilitation: A psychosocial perspective. Symposium on psychological and sociological perspectives on prevention and rehabilitation of sport injuries. Paper presented at European Congress of Sport Science (ECSS) Conference, Bruges Belgium. Presentation, Presented, 07/2012.
  • Podlog, L. (December, 2011) Social Support and Rehabilitation Adherence. Invited speaker presentation at Utah Athletic Trainers Association (UATA) Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium, Brigham Young University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2011.
  • Podlog, L. Addressing athlete apprehensions regarding a return to sport from injury: Psychological intervention research (September, 2011). Symposium on pre and post-sport injury interventions: Research and practice. Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Conference, Waikiki Hawaii, September 20-24. Presentation, Presented, 09/2011.
  • Podlog, L., Kenow, L., Tai, Y.L., Granquist, M., Johnson, U., & Ivarsson, A (July, 2011). Predictors of risky rehabilitation behaviors among US collegiate athletes. European Congress of Sport Science (ECSS) Conference, Liverpool England. Presentation, Other, 07/2011.
  • Podlog, L., Granquist, M., & Engel, J. (2010, October). Certified Athletic Trainers’ Perspectives on Poor Rehabilitation Adherence and Over-Adherence. Paper presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Providence, Rhode Island. Presentation, Other, 10/2010.
  • Podlog, L. & Lochbaum, M. (2010, June). The Relationship between self-presentational concerns and pre-game emotions among adolescent football players. Paper presented at North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), Tuscon, Arizona. Presentation, Other, 06/2010.
  • Podlog, L., & Smith, C. (2009, September). What can I do to help my child? The injured adolescent athlete and the role of parental support. Paper presented at the Annual Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Salt, Lake City, Utah. Presentation, Other, 09/2009.
  • Podlog, L., & Smith, C. (2009, August). Adolescent athletes’ return to sport from injury: A parental perspective. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) Annual conference, Toronto, Canada. Other, Other, 08/2009.

Research Groups

  • Utah Sport Psychology Research Team, Research Professor. ESS. 08/24/2011 - present.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • University of Utah Institute of Higher Education Neighbourhood Action Coalition . PI: Leslie Podlog. Salt Lake County Behavioral Health Services Division Grant, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2017. Total project budget to date: $80,000.00
  • University of Utah Neighbourhood Action Coalition . PI: Leslie Podlog. Co-PI(s): Lynne Durrant. Salt Lake County Behavioral Health Services Division Grant, 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2015. Total project budget to date: $37,743.00
  • A Self-Determination Psychological Intervention for Injured Collegiate Athletes . PI: Leslie Podlog. Co-PI(s): John Heil, Tom Iriye. Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Research Grant , 05/15/2014 - 08/31/2015. Total project budget to date: $2,500.00
  • Motivational Predictors of Physical Therapy Adherence and Clinical Outcomes Among Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain . PI: Leslie Podlog. Co-PI(s): Julie Fritz. University of Utah Seed Grant, 01/31/2014 - 01/31/2015. Total project budget to date: $34,320.00
  • Injury, body dissatisfaction, and disordered eating among dancers: A Qualitative Inquiry . PI: Leslie Podlog. Co-PI(s): Reel J., & Tesch., M. W.. University of Utah, College of Health Creative Grant, 01/15/2013 - 01/15/2015. Total project budget to date: $5,000.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Patient-Practitioner Relationships within Neurodegenerative Physical Therapy Programs: A Focus on Caring. PI: Lindsey Greviskes. 12/29/2015 - present.
  • Approach and avoidance achievement motivation: An examination of athletes returning to competition after injury. PI: Elyse D'Astous. 12/02/2015 - present.
  • Approach and avoidance achievement motivation: An examination of athletes returning to competition after injury. PI: Leslie Podlog. 12/02/2015 - present.
  • Understanding Post Traumatic Growth of Para Sport Athletes with Acquired Disability. PI: Christopher Hammer. 03/22/2015 - present.
  • Motivational Predictors of Physical Therapy Adherence and Clinical Outcomes Among Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain. PI: Leslie Podlog. Co-PI(s): Julie Fritz. 01/13/2015 - present.
  • Can music help athletes manage pain during an icing task: an experimental test. PI: Brittany Prijatel. 01/13/2015 - present.
  • Neuropsychological Correlates of Critical Incident Performance, . PI: John Heil. 07/2013 - present.
  • A Resilience Intervention for Diminishing Attrition Among Injured Female Recruits . PI: Leslie Podlog. Co-PI(s): Heil, J., Hicks-Little, C. Brewer, B., & Askew, W. . 05/2013 - present.
  • Injury, body dissatisfaction, and disordered eating among dancers: Exploring potential relationships . PI: Leslie Podlog. Co-PI(s): Reel J., & Tesch., M. W.. 02/2013 - present.
  • Transformational Leadership in High School Sports . PI: Aubrey Newland. 09/2012 - present.
  • mTBI in contact and extreme sport athletes: A study of altered neuroproteins, cognition, and recovery . PI: Jordan Hamson-Utley. 08/2012 - present.
  • Examining the relationship between injury and disordered eating behavior among dancers . PI: Leslie Podlog. 06/2012 - present.
  • Injury and Disordered Eating Among Dancers: An Exploratory Qualitative Investigation. PI: Leslie Podlog. Co-PI(s): Justine Reel. 04/2012 - present.
  • Marine Readiness to Perform Basic Training Duties Following Injury: Development and Validation of an Assessment Tool Seed Grant. PI: Leslie Podlog. 08/2011 - present.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Publications

  • Iñigo, M., Podlog, L., & Hall, M. (2015). Why do athletes remain committed to sport after severe injury? An examination of the Sport Commitment Model. The Sport Psychologist, 29, 143-155.. Published, 11/24/2015.
  • Podlog, L., Schulte, S., Bryan, C. & Heil, J. (2015). A resilience intervention for diminishing attrition among injured armed force recruits. In D. Dustin’s This Land is Your Land. Published, 11/15/2015.
  • Newland, A., Newton, M., Podlog, L., Legg, W.E., & Tanner, P. (2015). Exploring the nature of transformational leadership in sports: A phenomenological examination with female athletes. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 7, 663-687. Published, 10/14/2015.
  • Dimmock, J. A., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., Podlog, L., Martin, T. L., & Jackson, B. (2015). Seek, and you will find: The influence of expectations on evaluations of physical activity. Australian Psychologist, 50, 173-181. Published, 09/12/2015.
  • 1. Podlog, L., & Hammer, C. (2015). Does sport build character? Yes it does. In J.J. Reel’s Working Out: The Psychology of Sport and Exercise. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Published, 08/05/2015.
  • Podlog, L., Gustafsson, H., Skoog, T., Gao, Z., Westin, M., Werner, S., & Alricsson, M. (2015). Need Satisfaction, motivation, and engagement among high performance youth athletes: A multiple mediation analysis. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 13, 415-433. Published, 04/21/2015.
  • 1. Kenow, L., & Podlog, L. (2015). Psychosocial aspects of return-to-participation. In M. D. Granquist, J. Hamson-Utley, L. Kenow & J. Stiller-Ostrowski (Eds.) Psychosocial strategies for athletic trainers: An applied and integrated approach. (pp. 269-296). Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis publishing. Published, 03/20/2015.
  • Podlog, L., Wadey, R., Baningham, S.V., & Hannon, J.C. (2015). Psychological readiness to return to competitive sport following injury: A qualitative study. The Sport Psychologist, 29, 1-14. Published, 03/19/2015.
  • 1. Podlog, L., Buhler, C.F., Pollack, H., Hopkins, P.N., Burgess, P.R. (2015). Time trends for injuries and illness and their relation to performance in the National Basketball Association. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 18, 278-282. Published, 03/02/2015.
  • Schulte, S., Podlog, L., Hamson-Utley, J., Strathmann, F., Strüder, H.K. (2014). A systematic review of the biomarker S100B: Implications for sport-related concussion management. Journal of Athletic Training, 49, 830-850.doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-49.3.33. Published, 12/2014.
  • Lochbaum, M.R., & Podlog, L.W. (2014). Mental toughness and pre-game mental states in adolescent football players: The mediating role of achievement goals. Scientific Theory Journal, 12, 262-266. Published, 12/2014.
  • Gao, Z., Podlog, L. & Lee, J. (2014). Children’s situational motivation, rate of perceived exertion and physical activity levels in exergaming: Associations and gender differences. In Jeffery Graham (Ed.), Video Games: Parents' Perceptions, Role of Social Media and Effects on Behavior (pp. 17-28). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publisher. Published, 12/2014.
  • Podlog, L., Heil, J., & Schulte, S. (2014). Psychosocial factors in sports injury rehabilitation and return to play. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 915-930.. Published, 11/2014.
  • Menefee, K.K., Switzler, C.L., Podlog, L., & Hicks-Little C.A. (2014). The acute effects of two different foot positions during whole body vibration on vertical jump performance in female athletes. Journal of Athletic Medicine, 2, 66-74. Published, 10/2014.
  • Kleinert, J., Pels, F., & Podlog, L. (2014). The presence of an exercise instructor or group members affects physical self-concept and physical self-esteem: An experimental study in the elderly. Health, 6, 1616-1627. Published, 10/2014.
  • Wadey, R., Podlog, L., Hammer, C., Hall, M., Hamson-Utley, J., & Hicks-Little, C. (2014). Re-injury anxiety, coping, and return to sport outcomes following injury: A mediation analysis. Rehabilitation Psychology, 59, 256-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0037032. Published, 10/2014.
  • Podlog, L., & Eklund, R.C. (2014). Injury, return to competition following. In R.C. Eklund & G. Tenenbaum (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sport Psychology. (pp. 383-286). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Published, 10/2014.
  • Granquist, M. D., Podlog, L., Engel, J. R., & Newland, A. (2014). Certified athletic trainers’ perspectives on rehabilitation adherence within collegiate athletic training settings. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 23, 123-133. Published, 09/2014.
  • Kenow, L., & Podlog, L. (2014). Psychosocial aspects of return-to-participation. In M. D. Granquist, J. Hamson-Utley, L. Kenow & J. Stiller-Ostrowski (Eds.) Psychosocial strategies for athletic trainers: An applied and integrated approach. (pp. 269-296). Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis publishing. Published, 09/2014.
  • Destani, F., Hannon, J.C., Podlog, L., & Brusseau, T. (2014). Promoting character development through teaching wrestling in physical education. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 8, 23-29. . Published, 08/2014.
  • Johnson, U., & Podlog, L. (2014). Sports Injuries. In A. Papaioannou & D., Hackfort, Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology. (pp. 877-891). Publisher: Taylor & Francis. Published, 08/2014.
  • Goh, T.L., Hannon, J., Webster, C., Podlog, L., Brusseau, B., & Newton, M. (2014). Effects of a Classroom-based Physical Activity Program on Children’s Physical Activity Levels. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 33, 558-572. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.2014-0068. Published, 07/2014.
  • Heil, J., & Podlog, L. (2014). Psychology of sport injury. NCAA SSI Newsletter. June 12, Vol. 2, Issue 6. http://www.ncaa.org/health-and-safety/sport-science-institute/psychology-sports-injuries. Published, 06/2014.
  • Podlog, L., Wadey, R., Stark, A., Lochbaum. M., Hannon, J.C, & Newton, M. (2013). An adolescent perspective on injury recovery and return to sport experiences. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14, 437-446. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2012.12.005. Published, 10/2013.
  • Silva, A., Hannon, J.C., Shultz, B., & Podlog, L. (2013). Future intent to run and running performance of high school students exposed to a traditional versus an autonomy-supportive motivational running program. Psychiatry Journal, 2013, 1-7. doi:10.1155/2013/471657. Published, 10/2013.
  • Wadey, R., Clark, S., & Podlog, L. McCullough, D. (2013). Coaches’ perceptions of athletes’ stress-related growth following sport injury. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14, 125-135. Published, 09/2013.
  • Gao, Z., Zhang, P., & Podlog, L. (2013). Examining Elementary School Children’s Enjoyment toward Traditional Tag Games and Interactive Dance Games. Psychology, Health & Medicine. DOI:10.1080/13548506.2013.845304. Published, 06/2013.
  • Podlog, L., Gao, Z., Kenow, L., Kleinert, J., Granquist, M., Newton, M., & Hannon, J. C. (2013). Injury rehabilitation overadherence: Preliminary scale validation and relationships with athletic identity and self-presentation concerns. Journal of Athletic Training, 48, 372-381. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-48.2.20. Published, 06/2013.
  • Goh, T.L., Hannon, J.C., Newton, M., Webster, Co., Podlog, L., & Pillow, W. (2013). “I’ll squeeze it in”: Transforming preservice classroom teachers’ perceptions toward movement integration in schools. Action in Teacher Education, 35, 286-300.. Published, 05/2013.
  • Gustafsson, H., Skoog, T., Podlog, L., & Wagnsson, S. Hope and athlete burnout: Stress and affect as mediators (2013). Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14, 640-649. Published, 04/2013.
  • Miller, J., Gillentine, A., & Podlog, L., (2013). Graduate student perceptions of academic group work: Implications in preparing students for the professional sport industry. International Journal of Sport Management, 14, 338-356. Published, 04/2013.
  • Lochbaum, M., Podlog, L., Litchfield, K., Surles, J., & Hillard, S. (2013). Stage of physical activity and approach-avoidance achievement goals in university students. Psychology of Sport & Exercise 14, 161-168. DOI information: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2012.09.004. Published, 04/2013.
  • Schulte, S., Schiffer, T., Sperlich, B., Knicker, A., Podlog, L., & Strüder, H.K (2013). The impact of increased blood lactate on serum S100B and prolactin concentrations in male adult athletes. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 113, 811-817. doi: 10.1007/s00421-012-2503-9. Published, 03/2013.
  • Ivarsson, A., Johnson, U., & Podlog, L. (2013). Psychological predictors of injury occurrence: A prospective investigation of competitive Swedish soccer players. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 22, 19-26. Published, 03/2013.
  • Schulte, S., Schiffer, T., Sperlich, B., Knicker, A., Podlog, L. & Strueder, H.K. (2013) Response to the Letter to the Editor of Sorci et al ‘‘Causes of elevated serum levels of S100B protein in athletes’’. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 113, 821-822. doi: 10.1007/s00421-012-2567-6. Published, 02/2013.
  • Lochbaum, M., Litchfield, K., & Podlog, L., & Lutz, R. (2012). Extraversion, emotional instability, and self-reported exercise: The mediating effects of approach-avoidance achievement goals. Journal of Sport & Health Science.. Published, 10/2012.
  • Newland, A., Newton, M., Finch, L.M., Harbke, C., & Podlog, L. (2012). The relationship between mental toughness and performance in college basketball. Journal of Sport and Health Sciences. Published, 08/2012.
  • Gao, Z., & Podlog, L, Huang, C. (2012). Associations among children’s situation motivation, physical activity participation, and enjoyment in an interactive dance game. Journal of Sport & Health Science.. Published, 08/2012.
  • Podlog, L., Lochbaum, M., Kleinert, J., Dimmock, J., Newton, M., & Schulte, S. (2012). The relationship between self-presentation concerns and pre-game affect among adolescent football players. Journal of Sport & Health Science, 1-8.. Published, 07/2012.
  • Gao, Z., & Podlog, L. (2012). Urban Latino Children’s Physical Activity Levels and Performance in Interactive Dance Games: Effects of Goal Difficulty and Goal Specificity. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 166, 933-937. . Published, 06/2012.
  • Gao, Z., Podlog, L., & Harrison, L. (2012). College students’ goal orientations, situational motivation and effort/persistence in physical activity. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education.. Published, 05/2012.
  • Dimmock, J., Jackson, B., Podlog, L., & Magaraggia, C. (2012). The effect of variety expectations on interest, enjoyment, and locus of causality in exercise. Motivation and Emotion. . Published, 04/2012.
  • Podlog, L., Kleinert, J., Dimmock, J., Miller, J. & Shipherd, A. (2012). A parental perspective on adolescent injury recovery and return to sport experiences. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 24, 175-190.. Published, 03/2012.
  • Miller, J., Meaney, K., & Podlog, L. (2012). Enhancing Sport Marketing Research Service-Learning Using Kolb’s Experiential Education Model. International Journal of Sport Management, 13,1-20.. Published, 03/2012.
  • Gao, Z., Lochbaum, M., & Podlog, L. (2011). Self-efficacy as a mediator of children’s achievement motivation and in-class physical activity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 113, 969-981. Published, 12/2011.