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Elmer Castillo

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    Position: Adjunct Faculty

    Department: Psychology

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    About Dr. Elmer Castillo

    EDUCATION

    • Ph.D., Educational Psychology – Florida State University
    • M.S., Sport & Exercise Science – University of Central Florida
    • B.S., Health Science – Kaplan University
    • A.A., Liberal Arts – Copper Mountain College
    • Teaching and Research
    • Papers and Presentations
    • Professional Memberships
    Teaching and Research

    SPECIALTIES

    • Sport & Performance Psychology
    • Health & Exercise Psychology

     COURSES

    • PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology
    • PSYC 321: Sport Psychology
    • PSYC 206: Health & Exercise Psychology

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

    • Development, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based interventions designed to enhance performance and well-being in athletes and performers
    • Development and maintenance of mental toughness in athletes and performers
    • Development and maintenance of expertise in athletes and performers
    Papers and Presentations

    PUBLICATIONS

    • Castillo, E. A, Lebeau, J. C., Cho, S., Sáenz-Moncaleano, C., & Chow, G. M. (in press).
      Understanding sport expertise through a motivational perspective. International Journal of Sport Psychology. 
    • Aroni, A., Castillo, E. A, Sousa, C., Machado, A., Filho, E., & Tenenbaum, G. (2017). Smartphone applications used for initiating and maintaining physical activity: An exploratory analysis. Revista de Psicologia del Deporte (Journal of Sport Psychology), 27, 89-95

    PRESENTATIONS

    • Castillo, E. A., Luzzeri, M., Bird, M. D., & Chow, G. M. (2018). Implementation and evaluation of a standardized performance profile intervention with collegiate athletes. Presentation for the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference (AASP), Toronto, Canada. (National)
    • Castillo, E. A. (2017). Implementation and evaluation of a performance profile intervention with collegiate dancers: A pilot study comparing the original and revised technique. Presentation at Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference (AASP), Orlando, FL. (National)
    • Castillo, E.A., Mason, J., D’Addario, A, Chow, G. M., & Tenenbaum, G. (2017). Resilience and veteran community reintegration: An exploratory study. Presentation at Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference (AASP), Orlando, FL. (National)
    • Castillo, E. A., Lebeau, J. C., Cho, S., Sáenz-Moncaleano, C., & Chow, G. M. (2016). Understanding sport expertise through a developmental, motivational, and cultural perspective. Presentation at Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference (AASP), Phoenix, AZ. (National)
    • Chow, G. M., Castillo, E. A., Luzzeri, M., & Bird, M. (2016). Implementation and evaluation of a standardized performance profile intervention with collegiate athletes. Presentation at Southeast Regional Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Statesboro, GA. (Regional)
    Professional Memberships
    • American Psychological Society (APA)
    • Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)
    • North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA)
    • American Psychological Association Division 47 (Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology)
    • National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)