Laura Kenow - Athletic Training Program Director; Associate Professor; Certified Athletic Trainer
HHPA Complex 206A
Education: MS in Exercise Science, University of Arizona; BA in Athletic Training, Gustavus Adolphus College.
Academic Interests: Psychosocial aspects of sport injury and rehabilitation. Athletic training education. Performance psychology.
Laura Kenow is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Director of the Athletic Training Education Program, as well as an Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance at Linfield College. Laura earned her bachelor's degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn., in 1988. She completed her master's degree specializing in Sport Psychology and Exercise Physiology at the University of Arizona in 1992. She is currently working on her doctorate in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sport Psychology through The University of Minnesota. Laura has been at Linfield since 1992.
Wiese-Bjornstal, D.M., Kenow, L., & Flint, F. (2012). Psychological aspects of rehabilitation. In Hillman, S. (Ed.) Core concepts in athletic training and therapy (pp. 537-558). Human Kinetics; Champagne, IL.
Podlog, L. Gao, Z., Kenow, L. J., Kleinert, J., Granquist, M., Newton, M., & Hannon, J. (2013). Injury rehabilitation overadherence: Preliminary scale validation and relationships with athletic identity and self-presentation concerns. Journal of Athletic Training.
Kenow, L.J. (2010). The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL): A review of literature and its reflection of gender issues. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 19(1), 58-69.
Kenow, L.J. & Williams, J.M. (1992) Relationship Between Anxiety, Self-Confidence, and Coaching Behaviors. The Sport Psychologist.
Kenow, L.J. & Williams, J.M. (1999) Coach-Athlete Compatibility and Athletes' Perception and Evaluative Reactions to Coaching Behaviors. Journal of Sport Behavior
Williams, Jerome, Kenow, Rogers, Sartain, & Darland (2003) Factor Structure of the Coaching Behavior Questionnaire and Its Relationship to Athlete Variables. The Sport Psychologist