Michelle McAlarnen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Sport and Exercise Psychology

Michelle McAlarnenContact Information

Phone: 507-389-1404
Email: michelle.mcalarnen@mnsu.edu
Office: HN 182
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Education and Certification

Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC)

Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Psychology, West Virginia University

M.A. in Community Counseling, West Virginia University

M.S.in Exercise Science with concentration in sport psychology, Ithaca College

B.S in Secondary Education - History, Tennessee Technological University

Courses Taught at Minnesota State University, Mankato (as of 2017-2018)

  • HP 290 Psychosocial Aspects of Sport
  • HP 472/572 Psychology of Sport and Athletic Injury
  • HP 610 Statistical Methods
  • HP 646 Exercise Psychology and Behavior Change
  • HP 649 Sport in American Culture

Previous Courses at Minnesota State University, Mankato

  • HP 470/570 Coaching Psychology
  • HP 641 Seminar in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • HP 644 Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • HP 648 Ethics in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • HP 681 Supervision in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Research Areas

Current: Professional Practices in Sport and Exercise Psychology with focus in supervision and mindfulness.  

Emerging: Green exercise, Chonic pain populations