Dr. Trocchio

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

Undergraduate Courses Taught
• KINE 30003 Junior Honors Research
• KINE 30713 Sport Psychology
• KINE 30723 Sociology of Sport
• KINE 30733 Exercise Psychology
• KINE 40004 Senior Honors Research
• KINE 40793 Senior Research
• KINE 51423 Psychology of Injury in Physical Activity

Graduate Courses Taught
• KINE 51423 Psychology of Injury in Physical Activity
• KINE 60103 Research Methods
• KINE 60713 Sport Psychology
• KINE 60753 Exercise Psychology
• KINE 60733 Applied Sport Psychology
• KINE 70970 Special Problems in Kinesiology

Areas of Focus

• Sport, exercise, and performance psychology
• Enhancing human performance from a psychophysiological prescriptive
• Impacts of technology
• Attention allocation and perception of effort during physical activity
• Applied sport psychology research

Braun-Trocchio, R., Graybeal, A.*, Kreutzer, A.*, Warfield, E.*, Renteria, J.*, Harrison, K.*, Williams, A.*, Moss, K.*, & Shah, M. (2022). Recovery practices in endurance athletes. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology, 7(22). https://doi.org/10.3390/jfmk7010022

Braun-Trocchio, R., Williams, A.*, Harrison, K.*, Renteria, J.* & Warfield, E.* (2022). The effects of heart rate on ratings of perceived exertion and attention allocation in individuals of varying fitness levels. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living. https://doi.org/10.3389/fspor.2021.798941

Harrison, K.*, Potts, E.*, King, A., & Braun-Trocchio, R. (2021). The effectiveness of virtual reality on penalty kicks in female soccer players. Sports, 9(12), 167. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports9120167

Fralick, A.*, & Braun-Trocchio, R. (2019). Division II athletes’ dietary supplement use, sources of information, and motivations to use dietary supplements. Journal of Sport Behavior, 42(2), 441-460.

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

Braun-Trocchio, R., Ray, A.*, Graham, R.*, Renteria, J.*, Warfield, E.*, Brandner, C.*, Willis, J. L., & Graybeal, A. J. (October, 2022). Quantifying body image through smartphone-based artificial intelligence. Poster presentation at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference.

Warfield, E.*, Esposito, P., & Braun-Trocchio, R. (October, 2022). Differences among relaxation and imagery strategies in NCAA Division I athletes. Poster presentation at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference.

Braun-Trocchio, R., Kreutzer, A.*, Graybeal, A.*, Rack, P.*, Harrison, K.*, Williams, A.*, Renteria, J.*, Warfield, E.*, Augsburger, G.*, Moss, K.*, Willis, J. L, & Shah, M. (June, 2021). The effect of diet composition on mood in highly trained cyclists: A pilot study. Poster presentation at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference, Virtual Conference.

Myhrberg, A., Braun-Trocchio, R., & Webster, K. (October, 2020). Maintaining Integrity & Professionalism While Working with Youth Sport: Ethical Considerations. Presentation at the Conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Virtual Conference.

 Braun-Trocchio, R. & 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.

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