First, I want to remind folks that you can support the podcast through a GoFundMe account. Any donation helps!
Next I want to thank Lee Rosevere for creating the music I use in the podcast. Lee offers the music for free as long as I give him attribution. So thanks Lee!
Dr. Kirsten Peterson is a sport psychologist with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). She and I worked in the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Sport Science division at one time. (For the sake of both of us, I will not say how many years ago it was.) The AIS is one of the leading organizations in the world at combining athlete training and sport science. It does a bang up job of research in sport science and applying it to athletes.
During the interview, Kirsten and I discuss how she got into sport psychology (it is a very personal reason). We also discuss the following:
What sport psychology is.
We talk about the differences in the sport development systems in the US and Australia.