Monday Dec 04, 2023

JAT Chat | Promoting Student-Athlete Wellbeing During the Transition from Collegiate Sport

Dr. Shelby Baez interviews Erin J. Reifsteck, PhD and J.D. DeFreese, PhD about their clinical concepts paper titled Call It an “Evolution”: Promoting Student-Athlete Well-Being During the Transition From Collegiate Sport in the recent special issue on Mental Health.


Dr. Erin Reifsteck is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at UNC Greensboro. Erin's research focuses on promoting physical activity, health, and well-being during sport and life transitions, with an emphasis on translating psychosocial theories and research findings into practice.

Dr. J.D. DeFreese is a Teaching Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. J.D.'s research examines the associations among current and former athlete mental, physical, and social functioning. J.D’s recent work has focused on how the transition from sport to non-sport activities is specifically associated with these important biopsychosocial outcomes for athletes.

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