Faculty Expert Explains the Psychology Behind Professional Football

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Dr. Robyn Trocchio talks about the sports psychology behind Dallas Cowboys kicker, Brett Maher, and his missed extra points during the playoff game in an interview with WFAA.

Dr. Robyn Trocchio, assistant professor in the TCU Department of Kinesiology, takes a look at the sport psychology behind Dallas Cowboys kicker, Brett Maher, and his missed extra points at the team’s playoff against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Jan. 16, 2023, the most ever in an NFL game. WFAA featured her expertise as she explains the connection between kicking mechanics and stress.

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Dr. Trocchio is a TCU Faculty Expert and recently commented on the interest gained in CPR practice after NFL player Damar Hamlin’s after his heart stopped during a Jan. 2 game in Cincinnati.