Robyn Trocchio

Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
Rickel 172F

r.trocchio@tcu.edu | 817-257-5623

Education

Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (Sport and Exercise Psychology Emphasis), Florida State University (2013)
M.S. in Movement Science (Sport and Exercise Psychology Emphasis), Barry University (2009)
B.S. in Psychology, University of Florida (2007)

Courses Taught

KINE 30733 – Exercise Psychology
KINE 60103 – Research Methods in Kinesiology

Areas of Focus

• Sport, exercise, and performance psychology
• The effects of various stimuli on attention allocation and perception of effort during physical activity
• Perceived effort in children
• Hidden disabilities (e.g. ADHD, specific learning disabilities, and autism spectrum disorder) in sport and exercise

Fralick, A., & Trocchio, R. B. (2019). Analysis of gender differences in Division II collegiate athletes’ dietary supplement use and motivations to use dietary supplements. Journal of Sport Behavior, 42(2).

Bond, M. M., Lloyd, R., Braun, R., & Eldridge, J.A. (2019). Measurement of strength gains using a fascial system exercise. International Journal of Exercise Science, 12(1), 825-838.

Braun, R., & Tenenbaum, G. (2018). Perceptions of effort sensations in children at varying stages of cognitive development. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. doi: 10.1080/1612197X.2018.1549581

Bird, B. & Braun, R. (2017). The influence of peers on social motivation and perceived belonging in adolescent males and females in sport. Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 9(3), 33-45.

Ritchie, J., Braun, R., Basevitch, I., Boiangin, N., & Tenenbaum, G. (2016). The effects of lemon taste on attention, perceived exertion, and affect during a stepping task. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 25, 9-16. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2016.03.005

Trocchio, R. B., & Rosenblatt, K. (October, 2019). Inclusion for All: Providing Sport Psychology Services for Athletes with Hidden Disabilities. Continuing education workshop at the Conference of Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Portland, Oregon.

Braun, R., Greene, S., & Braun, B. (October, 2018). Attitudes of sport psychology professionals working with athletes with hidden disabilities. Poster presentation at the Conference of Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Toronto, Canada.

Fralick, A. & Braun, R. (June, 2018). Analysis of gender differences in Division II collegiate athletes’ dietary supplement use and motivations to use dietary supplements. Poster presentation at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Conference, Denver, Colorado.

Bird, B. & Braun, R. (October, 2017). Influence of peers on social motivation in adolescent males and females in a sport setting. Poster presentation at the Conference of Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Orlando, Florida.

Braun, R., Yamobr, J., Yambor-Maul, A., & Trocchio, S. (October, 2017). No pain, no gain? Theory, practice, and action utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to optimal recovery. Presentation at the Conference of Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Orlando, Florida.

Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC)

Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)

American Psychological Association, Division 47

North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA)

Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America

Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Student Development Committee

Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Annual Conference Abstract Reviewer

Reviewer

Child Development

Journal of Sports Sciences

Journal of Sport Psychology in Action

Pediatric Exercise Science