Gershon Tenenbaum Florida State University, USA
Gershon Tenenbaum, PhD, is Benjamin S. Bloom Professor of Educational Psychology and Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology at Florida State University. He is a former director of the Ribstein Center for Research and Sport Medicine at the Wingate Institute in Israel, and coordinator of the graduate program in sport psychology at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. From 1997 to 2001 he was President of the International Society of Sport Psychology, and from1996–2008 served as Editor of the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. He has published extensively in psychology and sport psychology in the areas of expertise and decision making; linking emotions, cognitions, and motor systems; psychometrics; and coping with physical effort experiences. Dr. Tenenbaum has written and edited several books. In 2012 he edited Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology (with Robert C. Eklund and Akihito Kamata); Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance (with William A. Edmonds), and the Handbook of Sport Psychology, 3rd Edition (with Robert C. Eklund).
Dr. Tenenbaum has received several awards for his academic and scientific achievements, such as the Distinguished Scientific and Research Contributions to Exercise and Sport Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association, Division 47–Exercise and Sport Psychology, The International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) Presidential Award, The ISSP Honor Award, The ISSP Distinguished International Scholar Award, and the Journal of Educational Research’s Harold E. Mitzel Award for Meritorious Contribution to Educational Practice through Research. He is a member of several professional organizations and a fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 47), Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology, and the American Academy of Kinesiology. Dr. Tenenbaum is a scientific advisor to the Israeli Olympic Committee and has been invited to lecture in many conferences and for organizations worldwide.