Division Awards

Division 47 award recipients

Join us in congratulating the 2010 recipients of the Division 47 Dissertation Award and the Division 47 Award for Distinguished Scientific and Research Contributions to Exercise and Sport Psychology

Division 47 is pleased to announce the recipients of their Award for Distinguished Scientific and Research Contributions to Exercise and Sport Psychology, and the Dissertation Award.

Congratulations to Dr. Carly Anderson

Dr. Anderson is the 2010 Division 47 Dissertation Award Recipient For Her Research "Test Of An Etiological Model: Development Of Disordered Eating in Female Collegiate Gymnasts and Swimmers/Divers".

Congratulations To Gershon Tenenbaum, PhD

Dr. Tenenbaum is this year's winner of the 2010 Division 47 Award for Distinguished Scientific and Research Contributions to Exercise and Sport Psychology. Gershon's research will be a featured session at the APA Convention in Washington, DC.

Dr. Tenenbaum is a graduate of Tel-Aviv University and the University of Chicago in research methodology and statistics is the Benjamin S. Bloom Professor of Educational Psychology at the Florida State University, USA. He is a former director ofthe Ribstein Center for Research and Sport Medicine at the Wingate Institute in Israel, and coordinator of the Graduate Program in sport psychology at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia. From 1997-2001 he was the President of the International Society of Sport Psychology, and since 1996-2008 he was the Editor of the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. He published extensively in psychology and sport psychology in areas of expertise and decision-making, psychometrics, coping with physical effort experiences, and recently the linkage of emotions-cognitions-motor systems. Gershon received several distinguished awards for his academic and scientific achievements, and is a member and a fellow of several scientific and professional forums and societies.