Media

Podcast

We recently launched our Mindful Sport Performance Podcast, available on Apple, Google, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.  On the pod, Keith and Tim discuss various topics related to mental training, mindfulness, peak performance, and optimal experience.  They offer practical tips and exercises from their own work, and interview other top-level experts to highlight effective approaches to performance enhancement.

Interviews and Press

High Performance Mindset podcast: Interview with Dr. Kaufman

APA Books Blog: APA Authors on Mindful Sport Performance

HillRag: The Case for Practicing Mindfulness

Super Human Radio podcast: Interview with Dr. Kaufman (begins 64 minutes into the episode)

Chris Rose podcast: Interview with Dr. Kaufman

 

Athletes' Game Changer podcast: Using Mindfulness to Improve Sport Performance with Dr. Keith Kaufman

 

Mindful Tech Coach podcast: Interview with Dr. Pineau

Reign Talks podcast: Interview with Dr. Kaufman

PsychCentral: New Mindfulness Approach Can Help Athletes Get 'In the Zone'   

Medpage Today: On Your Mark, Get Set, Be Mindful! 

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Research and Publications

We have been studying MSPE® since 2005.  Below is a list of our MSPE publications to date, which describe the science behind this exciting mindfulness-based mental training program.  ​​

  • Kaufman, K. A., Glass, C. R., & Pineau, T. R. (2018). Mindful sport performance enhancement: Mental training for athletes and coaches. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

  • Minkler, T. O., Glass, C. R., & Hut, M. (2020). Mindfulness training for a college team: Feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness from within an athletic department. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. Advance online publication.

  • Glass, C. R., Pineau, T. R., Kaufman, K. A., Gardner, F., Moore, Z., & Baltzell, A. (2020). Clarifying the mindfulness muddle: A response to Wilson and Gearity's book review of three popular mindfulness interventions. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 11, 138-141.

  • Kaufman, K. A., Glass, C. R., & Pineau, T. R. (2020). Mindful sport performance enhancement (MSPE). In I. Ivtzan (Ed.), Handbook of mindfulness-based programmes (pp. 173-190). New York: Routledge.

  • Spencer, A., Kaufman, K. A., Glass, C. R., & Pineau, T. R. (2020). Mindful sport performance enhancement in action: A case study with an elite football academy. In K. Henriksen, C. Larsen, & J. Hansen (Eds.), Mindfulness and acceptance in sport: How to help athletes perform and thrive under pressure (pp. 127-141). New York: Routledge. 

  • Glass, C. R., Spears, C. A., Perskaudas, R., & Kaufman, K. A. (2019). Mindful sport performance enhancement: Randomized controlled trial of a mental training program with collegiate athletes. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 13, 609-628.

  • Pineau, T. R., Glass, C. R., Kaufman, K. A., & Minkler, T. O. (2019). From losing record to championship season: A case study of mindful sport performance enhancement (MSPE). Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 10, 244-254.

  • Mistretta, E. G., Glass, C. R., Spears, C. A., Perskaudas, R., Kaufman, K. A., & Hoyer, D. (2017). Collegiate athletes' expectations and experiences with mindful sport performance enhancement. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 11, 201-221.

  • Kaufman, K. A., Glass, C. R., & Pineau, T. R. (2016). Mindful sport performance enhancement (MSPE): Development and applications. In A. Baltzell (Ed.), Mindfulness and performance (pp. 153-185). New York: Cambridge University Press.

  • Pineau, T. R., Glass, C. R., & Kaufman, K. A. (2014). Mindfulness in sport performance. In A. Ie, C. T. Ngnoumen, & E. J. Langer (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell handbook of mindfulness (Vol II, pp. 1004-1033). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

  • Pineau, T. R., Glass, C. R., Kaufman, K. A., & Bernal, D. R. (2014). Self- and team efficacy beliefs of rowers and their relation to mindfulness and flow. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 8, 142-158.​​

  • Thompson, R. W., Kaufman, K. A., De Petrillo, L. A., Glass, C. R., & Arnkoff, D. B. (2011). One year follow-up of mindful sport performance enhancement (MSPE) with archers, golfers, and runners. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 5, 99-116. ​

  • Kaufman, K. A., Glass, C. R., & Arnkoff, D. B. (2009). Evaluation of mindful sport performance enhancement (MSPE): A new approach to promote flow in athletes. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 3, 334-356.

  • De Petrillo, L. A., Kaufman, K. A., Glass, C. R., & Arnkoff, D. B. (2009). Mindfulness for long-distance runners: An open trial using mindful sport performance enhancement (MSPE). Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 3, 357-376.​​

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