Current Projects

We are a dynamic and diverse research team interested in all things related to sport, exercise, and performance psychology. After all, everything is connected! Our research is aimed at advancing knowledge to inform the development of applied interventions on the science of performance recovery and optimization, as well as general well-being.

Currently, BU PRO Lab members are conducting research on:

  • Athletic identity and resilience
  • Brain coherence and peak performance
  • Eating disorders and body image
  • Effective coaching behaviors
  • Gender, motivation, and resistance training
  • Injury and identity loss
  • Mindfulness and athletic performance
  • Peer leadership and team performance
  • Positive youth development
  • Recovery-stress balance among youth athletes
  • Return to play
  • Team mental models and team performance
  • Virtual reality training and athletic performance