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Dr. Graig Chow is an Assistant Professor of Sport Psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems at Florida State University. Prior to his arrival at FSU, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychology at UCLA and University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
His research focuses on the development, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based interventions designed to enhance performance, well-being, and mental health in athletes. Along this line, he is interested in athletes’ attitudes toward sport psychology consultation and psychological services, motivation to engage in services, and actual utilization of such services. His research also focuses on supervision in sport psychology including best practices, supervisor competence, and supervisee competence. As a practitioner, he provides sport psychology services to athletes, teams, and coaches to assist them in the pursuit of their goals.
Dr. Chow has published in several sport psychology and psychology journals such as Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Journal of Sports Sciences, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, and Small Group Research. He has also authored book chapters on collective efficacy in Group Dynamics in Exercise and Sport Psychology.
In his position as an Assistant Professor at FSU, Dr. Chow teaches courses in sport psychology, stress and performance, and group dynamics in sport. He is currently a member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.
He earned his Ph.D. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sport Psychology from Michigan State University in 2009.