The purpose of U-SPRT is to provide a forum for facilitating research in sport and exercise psychology research.

Under the mentorship of Drs. Newton and Podlog, U-SPRT is comprised of students interested in learning about and engaging in research. We strive to create a rigorous, collaborative, and engaging environment where research ideas are shared, refined, and brought to fruition.

Our current projects focus on motivational processes, caring climates, injury rehabilitation, and determinants of physical activity involvement.

Dr. Podlog is associated with Cognitive Motor Neuroscience research pillar.

Dr. Newton is associated with Physical Activity & Wellbeing research pillar.