Alison Reichter

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Alison Reichter
Lecturer
Area:
Health Promotion
Specialization:
Positive Youth Development through Physical Activity Psychology of Physical Activity
End Degree:
Ph.D. in Kinesiology, Psychology of Physical Activity
Institution:
University of Minnesota
Office:
E120 FH
Phone:
319-467-0300
Email:

Research Interests

Social Influence on Motivation and Participation in Physical Activity
Positive Youth Development through Sport and Physical Activity

Courses Taught

HHP:2200 Physical Activity and Health
HHP:2500 Psychological Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity
HHP:3200 Health Behavior and Health Promotion
HHP:4020 Health Communication and Coaching Strategies

Publications

Phillips, A. C., & Weiss, M. R. (2016). Adolescents’ achievement beliefs and behaviors in sport, music, and reading domains. Journal of Sport Behavior, 39, 51-71.

Weiss, M. R., Phillips, A. C., & Kipp, L. E. (2015). Effectiveness of a school-based fitness program on youths’ physical and psychosocial health outcomes. Pediatric Exercise Science, 27, 546-557.

Weiss, M. R., & Phillips, A. C. (2015). Motivation in youth sport and physical activity: Developmental perspectives. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed., Vol. 15, pp. 914-920). Oxford, UK: Elsevier, Ltd.

Presentations

Kipp, L. E., Bolter, N. D., & Phillips, A. C. (2017, June). Social, psychological, and physical predictors of Well-being among female adolescents in aesthetic sports. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) Conference, San Diego, CA.

Hosteng, K., Benzo, R., Phillips, A. C., & Carr, L. J. (2017, April). Impact of prolonged classroom sitting time on student perceptions of physical discomfort and alertness. How much is too much? Poster presentation at Annual Society of Behavioral Medicine Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Phillips, A. C., & Weiss, M. R. (2016, June). Conceptions of adolescent friendship quality in sport and music domains. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) Conference, Montreal, QC.

Kipp, L. E., Bolter, N. D., & Phillips, A. C. (2016, June). Motivational climate profiles, psychological need satisfaction, and well-being among female adolescent athletes. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) Conference, Montreal, QC.

Weiss, M. R., Phillips, A. C., Stark, A., & Riley, A. (2015, June). Girls on the Run: Impact of a positive youth development program on life skills, physical activity, and sedentary behavior. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) Conference, Portland, OR.

Weiss, M. R., Phillips, A. C., & Kipp, L. E. (2014, June). Impact of a yearlong middle school fitness program on adolescents’ physical, psychosocial, academic, and behavioral outcomes. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Phillips, A. C., & Weiss, M. R. (2013, June). Adolescents’ achievement beliefs and behaviors in sport, music, and reading domains: Revisiting Eccles and Harold (1991). Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Phillips, A. C., & Weiss, M. R. (2013, April). Adolescents’ achievement beliefs and behaviors in sport, music, and reading domains. Paper presented at the School of Kinesiology Graduate Student Research Day, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Weiss, M. R., Phillips, A. C., & Kipp, L. E. (2012, June). Effectiveness of a school-based physical fitness program on adolescents’ psychosocial outcomes. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Phillips, A.C., Strauss, J., & Weiss, M.R. (2011, June). Utilizing Bandura’s model of self-efficacy to expand current concepts of coaching efficacy. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) Conference, Burlington, VT.