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Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education (KSSPE)

Dr. Dana Voelker

Dana K. Voelker, PhD, CC-AASP

Office: B321 Tuttle North
Phone: (585) 395-5979
E-mail: dvoelker@brockport.edu

Education:
PhD, Michigan State University
MA, Michigan State University
BA, Pennsylvania State University

Area(s) of specialty:
Sport & Exercise Psychology

Research interest(s):
Positive youth development through sport from a life skills and health promotion perspective.   
                                         
Selected Presentations:

Voelker, D. K., Gould, D., Reel, J. J., & Covassin, T. (2013). Frequency and psychological predictors of disordered eating in figure skaters. Poster presented at the Research Consortium, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance National Convention & Expo, Charlotte, NC.

 
Reel, J. J., Voelker, D. K., & Torres-McGehee, T. (2013). Addressing and preventing weight pressures among female athletes. Workshop presented at the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance National Convention & Expo, Charlotte, NC
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Selby, C. & Voelker, D. K. (2012). Making the right call: A workshop on identifying and referring athletes with eating disorders. Presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Blanton, J., Voelker, D. K., & Gould, D. (2012). High school coaches’ views on the use, training, and leadership development of team captains. Presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Atlanta, GA
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Reel, J. J., Selby, C., & Voelker, D. K. (2011). Continuing education workshop – Eating disorders in athletes: Complexities in identification, assessment, and treatment. Presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Waikiki, HI.

Voelker, D. K., Gould, D., Lauer, L., Carson, S., & Blanton, J. (2010). Building youth leadership through sport: A how-to workshop. Presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Providence, RI.

Voelker, D. K., & Gould, D. (2009). Best coaching practices for developing captains. Paper presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Salt Lake City, UT
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Voelker, D. K., & Gould, D. (2008). Leadership experiences of high school sport captains. Paper presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Selected Publications:

Gould, D., Voelker, D. K., & Griffes, K. (2013). Best coaching practices for developing team captains. The Sport Psychologist, 27, 13-26.
 
Voelker, D. K. (2013). Aesthetic sports. In. J. J. Reel (Ed.) Eating Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment, and Prevention. ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Publishers.
 
Voelker, D. K. (2013). Endurance sports. In. J. J. Reel (Ed.) Eating Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment, and Prevention. ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Publishers.
 
Voelker, D. K. (2013). Female athlete triad. In. J. J. Reel (Ed.) Eating Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment, and Prevention. ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Publishers.
 
Voelker, D. K. (2013). Femininity ideals. In. J. J. Reel (Ed.) Eating Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment, and Prevention. ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Publishers.
 
Voelker, D. K. (2013). Team sports. In. J. J. Reel (Ed.) Eating Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment, and Prevention. ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Publishers.
 
Reel, J. J., & Voelker, D. K. (2012). “Sculpted to perfection”: Addressing and managing body image concerns and disordered eating among athletes. In R. Schinke (Ed.) Athletic Insight’s Writings in Sport Psychology. Nova Science Publishers.
                         
Gould, D., Voelker, D. K., & Blanton, J. (2012). Future directions in youth leadership research in sport. In R. Schinke & S. Hanrahan (Eds.) Development Through Sport. Fitness Information Technology.   
 
Gould, D. & Voelker, D. K. (2012). Enhancing youth leadership through sport and physical education. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 83 (8), 38-41.
 
Voelker, D. K., Gould, D., & Crawford M. J. (2011). Understanding the experience of high school sport captains. The Sport Psychologist, 25, 47-66.
 
Gould, D., & Voelker, D. K. (2010). Youth sport leadership development: Leveraging the sports captaincy experience. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 1(1), 1-14.
                                       

Other: Dana joined the SUNY-Brockport faculty this fall 2012. Her hobbies include hiking, biking, skating, and skiing.

 

 

Events

Sat, Apr 26

APA & Library Services
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Research & Database Searching
noon - 1 pm