Dr. Susumu Iwasaki

Dr. Susumu Iwasaki
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

Expertise

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Research Design and Evaluation

Education

  • Ph.D., Sport Psychology, University of Kansas, 2015
  • M.Ed., Physical Education, Ibaraki University, 2005
  • B.S., Sport Culture, Ibaraki University, 2002

 

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About Dr. Susumu Iwasaki

Susumu Iwasaki is an assistant professor in the Department of Exercise Science at Fort Lewis College. He joined the College in 2016 and is currently teaching courses in Motor Learning and Control, Sport and Exercise Psychology, and Research Design and Development. Prior to joining Fort Lewis, Dr. Iwasaki was a lecturer in Sport Psychology, the Psychological Aspects of Exercise, and Stress Management at the University of Kansas. 

The recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, Iwasaki received the Wayne Osness Outstanding Doctoral Student Award in 2015, the University of Kansas Summer Research Fellowship in 2014, and the Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Research Award in 2013. Dr. Iwasaki has been a reviewer for the Journal of Sport Psychology in Action since 2013 and has published his work in professional journals including the Psychology of Sport and Exercise and The Sport Psychologist. National conference presentations include the Association for Applied Sport Psychology in 2016, the American College of Sports Medicine in 2015, and the Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Cancer Conference in 2014, to name a few.


In the news


Selected Journal Publications

Iwasaki, S. & Fry, M. D. (2016). Female adolescent soccer players' perceived motivational climate, goal orientations, and mindful engagement. Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 27, 222-231.

Iwasaki, S. & Fry, M. D. (2013). The efforts of sport psychology professionals to assist sport administrators in evaluating youth sport programs. The Sport Psychologist. 27, 360-371.


Selected Conference Presentations

Iwasaki, S., & Fry, M. D. (2016). Female Adolescent Soccer Players’ Perceived Motivational Climate, Goal Orientations, and Mindful Engagement. The study has been accepted to present (lecture) at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Iwasaki, S., Sogabe, A., Iredale, F., & Sasaki, T. (2016) An Assessment of Australian Judo Practitioners’ Perceptions of Motivational Climate, Mindfulness, Aggression, and Social Skills. The study has been accepted for presenting at the annual meeting 2016 of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Boston, MA.

Brown, C. T., Fry, M. D., Breske, P. M., Iwasaki, S., & Wilkinson, T. (2015). High School Athletes’ Perceptions of Their Sport Team Climate and Their Willingness to Report Concussion Symptoms. The study has been presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Sogabe, A., Iwasaki, S., Maehara, K., Sterkowicz, S., & Sterkowicz, K. & Sasaki, T., (2015). An Exploration of Aggression and Social Skills among Japanese and Polish Judo Practitioners. The study has been presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), San Diego, CA.

Fontana, M. S., Iwasaki, S., Hogue, C. M., Claunch, J. L., Poux, K., & Fry, M. D. (2014). Initiating Mental Skills Training with a High School Baseball Team. The study has been presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Iwasaki, S., Sogabe, A., & Fry, M. D. (2014). Associations among Japanese college students’ goal orientations, enjoyment, mindfulness, and subjective vitality. The study has been presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Orlando, FL.

Sogabe, A., Iwasaki, S., Nakamura, H., & Yamamoto, T. (2014). Static knee alignment may affect postural sway. The study has been presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) conference, St. Louis, Missouri.