Diane M Wiese-Bjornstal

Professor and Associate Director, School of Kinesiology, PhD, Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC)

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Sport injury psychology

1983 …2024

Research activity per year

Personal profile

Research interests

Sport injury psychology

Sports medicine psychology

Youth sport science

Religiosity in coping with sport injuries

Sport performance and injuries on natural and artificial turfgrass fields


Psychology of sport injury and rehabilitation

Sports medicine psychology

Sport and exercise psychology

Mental skills training for sport

Certifications and Licenses

Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Physical Education (Social Psychology of Sport, Biomechanics), University of Oregon


Award Date: Mar 31 1989

MS, Physical Education (Teaching and Administration, Biomechanics), Springfield College


Award Date: May 31 1983

BA, Physical Education (K-12 Teaching), Health Education, Coaching, Luther College, Decorah


Award Date: May 31 1980

External Positions

Lecturer in Physical Education & Head Volleyball and Softball Coach, Northwestern College


Head Softball Coach, University of Wisconsin-River Falls


Research Interest Keywords

  • sport psychology
  • sport injury psychology
  • sports medicine psychology
  • youth sport science
  • female athletes


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