The Tokyo Olympics may best be remembered for the mental pressures that surfaced among elite athletes. One Minnesota State Mankato professor reached out to assist.
Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D, is director of The Center of Sport and Performance Psychology and professor in Sport & Performance Psychology at Minnesota State Mankato. She is considered among the top sports psychologists in the country helping athletes – from youth to the Minnesota Vikings – cope with stress on and off the field of competition.
In her Aug. 6 piece. Star Tribune columnist Gail Rosenbaum visits with Kamphoff about her reaction and response to this year’s Olympic athletes.