Faculty

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Carrie Scherzer

Education:
  BA Hon (Concordia University)
  MS (Springfield College)
  PhD (University of Arizona)

Office: EA3064
Phone: 403.440.7098
E-mail: cscherzer@mtroyal.ca

TEACHING

  • PSYC 2285 Introduction to the Psychology of Abnormal Behaviour
  • PSYC 4485 Advanced Topics in the Psychology of Abnormal Behaviour
  • PSYC 4406 Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • sport psychology; injury rehabilitation; professional development; eating disorders; pedagogy

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Scherzer, C. B., & Williams, J. M. (2008). Bringing sport psychology into the athletic training room. Athletic Therapy Today, 13, 15-17.

Williams, J. M., & Scherzer, C. B. (2003). Tracking the training and careers of graduates of advanced degree programs in sport psychology, 1994 to 1999. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 15, 335-353.

Scherzer, C. B., Brewer, B. W., Cornelius, A. E., Van Raalte, J. L., Petitpas, A. J., Sklar, J. H.,Pohlman, M. H., Krushell, R. J., & Ditmar, T. D. (2001). Psychological skills and adherence to rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 10, 165-172.

Brewer, B. W., Scherzer, C. B., Van Raalte, J. L., Petitpas, A. J., & Andersen, M. B. (2001). The elements of (APA) style: A survey of Psychology journal editors. American Psychologist, 56, 266-267.

Book Chapters/Conference Proceedings

Williams, J. M., & Scherzer, C. B. (2010). Injury risk and rehabilitation: Psychological considerations. In J. M. Williams (Ed.), Applied sport psychology (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill.

Scherzer, C.B., & Williams, J.M. (2008). Eating disorders. In D. Lavallee, J.M. Williams, & M.V. Jones, Key studies in sport and exercise psychology. London: McGraw Hill.

Williams, J. M., & Scherzer, C. B. (2006). Injury risk and rehabilitation: Psychological considerations. In J. M. Williams (Ed.), Applied sport psychology (5th ed.). McGraw-Hill.

Scherzer, C. B. (2008, September). Strategies for increasing student involvement – getting students into the ‘game.’ In B. G. Klonsky and D. L. Wann (Chairs), Teaching sport and exercise psychology: Creative activities, approaches, and techniques. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, St. Louis, MO.

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Scherzer, C. B., Abrams, M., & Hirschhorn, D. (2010, October). Transferable life skills for sport psychology students and practitioners (or how to find a job with your sport psychology degree). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Providence,RI.

Scherzer, C. B, (2009, June). Exploring psychology: A new introductory course in psychology. Paper presented at the Eastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Staunton,VA.

Scherzer, C. B. (2008, September). The relationship between disordered eating, exercise dependence, and athletic injury. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, St. Louis, MO.