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Health, Human Performance, and Athletics

Laura Kenow Athletic Training Program Director; Professor

Laura Kenow - Athletic Training Program Director; Professor

HHPA Complex 206A


PhD in Kinesiology, University of Minnesota; 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.


Granquist, M., Hamson-Utley, J., Kenow, L., & Stiller-Ostrowski, J. (2015). Psychosocial Strategies for Athletic Training. FA Davis; Philadelphia, PA.

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