This is the official newsletter for Div. 47 (Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology) of the APA. It is published three times a year — spring, fall and summer — and has a circulation of about 700 professional and student-affiliate members. The membership of Div. 47 is diverse, representing academics and practitioners from both psychology and exercise science.

The newsletter is available in an electronic format only. Deadlines for submission of content for the newsletter are as follows: spring (March 1), summer (June 1), fall (October 1).

Each Issue contains information like:

  • President and president-elect columns.

  • Messages from the divisions, committees and student representative.

  • Information relevant to the annual conference.

  • Announcement of other relevant conference dates.

  • Interviews with prominent sport psychologists.

  • Election information.

  • Book reviews.

  • Relevant articles.

  • Job openings.


For each issue of the newsletter, we accept advertising from individuals, professional organizations, and businesses. For further inquiries about advertising or to place an advertisement with the division, please contact:

Steve Portenga, PhD, MS
Director of Sport Psychology, Division of Athletics & Recreation
Adjunct Professor, Sport & Performance Psychology,
Graduate School of Professional Psychology University of Denver
San Francisco Veteran Affairs’ Medical Center
2201 E. Asbury Ave., Rm 1312
Denver, CO 80208
Telephone: (303) 960-5711

Rates for placement of an advertisement in one issue of the newsletter are:

  • Full Page (8 1/2 X 11 inches): $600

  • Half-Page (8 1/2 X 5 1/2 inches): $350

  • Quarter-Page (4 1/4 X 5 1/2 inches): $200

Payment for an advertisement is due at the time of ad submissions. Deadlines for advertisements are the same date as other newsletter submissions, which can be found on the back page of each previous newsletter.