Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Ph.D., (C. Psychol)

Assistant Professor

[Image] Monna Arvinen-Barrow

Enderis Hall, Room 423
Phone: (414) 229-6065
Fax: (414) 229-2613
arvinenb@uwm.edu

Department

Kinesiology

Education

  • Ph.D., Sport Psychology, University of Northampton, United Kingdom, 2009
  • PGCTHE, Postgraduate Diploma in teaching in higher education, University of Northampton, United Kingdom, 2010
  • PGCRDS, Postgraduate Diploma in research degrees supervision, University of Northampton, 2011
  • BSc, Psychology with Sport Studies, University College Northampton, United Kingdom


Speaker Topics

  • Psychology of Sport Injury
  • Performance Enhancement in Individuals and Groups
  • Sport Psychology

Interests & Expertise

Dr. Arvinen-Barrow’s research and applied work is underpinned by psychological theory and research. Her current research is focused on:

  1. Psychosocial aspects of sport injuries
  2. Psychosocial impact of career ending injuries
  3. Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to sport injury rehabilitation
  4. Use of Active Video Gaming (AVG) in sport injury rehabilitation

Her past research has included research into psychology of sport injuries, use of psychological intervention techniques for performance enhancement and sport injury rehabilitation, and psychological effects of “Swimming with Babies Approach” to baby swimming. Some of the other on-going research collaborations include inactivity and sedentary behaviour amongst adolescents in Finland, use of mental imagery and team building in sports. Dr. Arvinen-Barrow is also interested in conducting cross-cultural research.


Recent Publications

Peer reviewed journal articles

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Massey, W., & Hemmings, B. (in press). Role of Sport Medicine Professionals in Addressing Psychosocial Aspects of Sport Injury Rehabilitation: Professional Athletes’ Views. Journal of Athletic Training.

Pack, S., Hemmings, B., & Arvinen-Barrow, M. (in press). The self-practice of sport psychologists: Do they practice what they preach? The Sport Psychologist.

Clement, D., Granquist, M., & Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2013). Psychosocial Aspects of Athletic Injuries as Perceived by Athletic Trainers. Journal of Athletic Training, 48(4), 512-521.

Rovio, E., Arvinen-Barrow, M., Weigand, D. A., Eskola, J., & Lintunen, T. (2012).  Using team building methods in a Finnish ice hockey team: An action research study. The Sport Psychologist, 26(4), 584-603.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Clement, D., & Bayes, N. (2012). Athletes’ attitudes toward physiotherapist: An exploratory investigation.  International Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Studies and Sports Research, 2, 324-334.

Clement, D., Hamson-Utley, J., Arvinen-Barrow, M., Kamphoff, C. S., Zakrajsek, R. & Martin, S. (2012). College Athletes’ Expectations about Athletic Training and Injury Rehabilitation. International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training, 17(4), 18-27.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Penny, G., Hemmings, B., Corr., S. (2010). UK Chartered Physiotherapists' Personal Experiences in Using Psychological Interventions with Injured Athletes: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 11, 58–66.

Rovio, E., Arvinen-Barrow, M., Weigand, D. A., Eskola, J., & Lintunen, T. (2010). Team building in sport: a review and critique of current methods and theoretical underpinnings. Athletic Insight, 2(2), 147-164.

Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2008, July). Back to Basics: Using goal setting to enhance rehabilitation. SportEXMedicine, 37, 15-19.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Hemmings, B., Becker, C. A., Booth, L. (2008). Sport Psychology Education: A Preliminary Survey into Chartered Physiotherapists’ Preferred Methods of Training Delivery. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 17, 399-412.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Weigand, D. A., Hemmings, B. & Walley, M. (2008). The use of imagery across competitive levels and time of season: a cross-sectional study amongst synchronized skaters in Finland. European Journal of Sport Sciences, 8(3), 135-142.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Hemmings, B., Weigand, D. A., Becker, C., & Booth. L. (2007). Views of Chartered Physiotherapists on the Psychological Content of Their Practice: A National Follow-up Survey in the UK. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 16, 111-121.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Weigand, D. A., Thomas, S., Hemmings, B., & Walley, M. (2007). Elite/Novice Athlete’s Imagery Use in Open/Closed Sports. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 19, 93-104.


Edited book

Arvinen-Barrow, M. & Walker, N. (Eds). (2013). The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation. Abingdon, and New York, NY: Routledge.


Book chapters

Hamson-Utley, J.J, Granquist, M. D., & Arvinen-Barrow, M. (in press 2014). Psychosocial aspects of return-to-participation. In M. D.  Granquist, J. Hamson-Utley, L. Kenow and J. Stiller-Ostrowski (Eds.) Psychosocial strategies for athletic trainers: An applied and integrated approach. Philadelphia: FA Davis Publishers.

Arvinen-Barrow, M, Clement, D., & Hemmings, B. (2013). Imagery in rehabilitation. In M. Arvinen-Barrow & N. Walker (Eds.), The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation (Chapter 6). Abingdon, and New York, NY: Routledge.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., & Hemmings, B. (2013). Goal-setting in rehabilitation. In M. Arvinen-Barrow & N. Walker (Eds.), The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation (Chapter 5). Abingdon, and New York, NY: Routledge.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., & Pack, S. (2013). Social support in rehabilitation. In M. Arvinen-Barrow & N. Walker (Eds.), The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation (Chapter 9). Abingdon, and New York, NY: Routledge.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., & Walker, N. (2013). Introduction. In M. Arvinen-Barrow & N. Walker (Eds.), The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation (Chapter 1). Abingdon, and New York, NY: Routledge

Clement, D., & Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2013). Sport medicine team influences in rehabilitation: A multidisciplinary approach.  In M. Arvinen-Barrow & N. Walker (Eds.), The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation (Chapter 11). Abingdon, and New York, NY: Routledge.

Walker, N., & Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2013). Conclusions and future directions.  In M. Arvinen-Barrow & N. Walker (Eds.), The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation (Chapter 14). Abingdon, and New York, NY: Routledge.


PhD thesis

Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2009). Psychological Rehabilitation from Sports Injury: Issues in Training and Development of Chartered Physiotherapists. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Northampton, Northampton, UK. Available from: http://nectar.northampton.ac.uk/2456/


Presentations

Symposia in Academic and Professional Meetings

Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2013, 3-6 October). It’s the athlete that counts: Placing the athlete in the center of the multidisciplinary care. In: M. Arvinen-Barrow, (Chair), Psychosocial aspects of sport injury: an athlete-centered approach. Symposium conducted at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. (Symposia based on original research, peer-refereed, academic and clinical audience).


Invited Symposia in Professional Meetings

Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2013, June 12-13). Ryhmän toiminnan kehittäminen urheilussa [Team Building in Sport]. In: A. Pönkkö, (Chair), Liikuntatieteiden soveltaminen: Liikuntaympäristö innostavaksi tunne- ja vuorovaikutusosaamisella [Applying sport science knowledge: Creating Innovative Sport and Exercise Environment through Emotional and Interactional Skills]. Symposium conducted at the Finnish Conference of Sport Sciences, Jyväskylä, Finland. (Symposia based on original research, peer-referred, academic and clinical audience).


Papers and presentations at academic and professional meetings

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Clement, D., & Bayes, N. (21-25 July, 2013). Athletes’ attitudes toward physiotherapist. The International Society of Sport Psychology 13th World Congress of Sport Psychology. (Poster presentation based on original research, peer-refereed, academic and clinical audience).

Clement, D., & Arvinen-Barrow, M. (3-6 October, 2013). Psychosocial Responses to Different Phase of Sport Injury Rehabilitation: A Qualitative Study. The Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. (Poster presentation based on original research, peer-refereed, academic and clinical audience).

Clement, D., Arvinen-Barrow, M., Hamson-Utley, J. J., Kamphoff, C., Zakrajsek, R., Lee, S-M., Robson, R., Hemmings, B., Lintunen, T., & Martin, S. B., (2012). Injured Athletes’ use of psychosocial strategies during sport injury rehabilitation. Poster submitted to the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 3-6 October, 2012.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Clement, D., Robson, R., Hamson-Utley, J., Kamphoff, C. S., Zakrajsek, R., & Martin, S. (2012). UK Triathletes expectations of rehabilitation physiotherapy: A cross-sectional study. Abstract presented as an oral presentation at the British Psychological Society Annual Conference, London, UK, 18-20 April, 2012.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Rovio, E., M., Hakonen, H., Eskola, J., Tammelin, T., Helakorpi, S., Uutela, A., Havas, E., Weigand, D., Mutrie, N. (2012). Characterising inactive adults in Finland: Dissimilar casts typically grouped in the same mould? Abstract presented as an oral presentation at the British Psychological Society Annual Conference, London, UK, 18-20 April, 2012.

Clement, D., Hamson-Utley, J., Arvinen-Barrow, M., Kamphoff, C. S., & Zakrajsek, R. & Martin, S., (2011). College Athletes’ Expectations about Athletic Training and Injury Rehabilitation. Poster presented and defended at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Waikiki Hawaii Sheraton, Honolulu, USA, 20-24 September 2011.

Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2011). Role of sport medicine professionals in psychological rehabilitation of sport injuries: experiences and expectations. A guest speaker at the Sport and Exercise Research Seminar Series, University of Northampton, UK, 23 November, 2011.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Redwood, T., Townsend, N., Armstrong-Hallam, S., Pyer, M., & Kitson, E. (2010). Benefits of swimming with babies infant aquatics: An exploratory study. Poster presented and defended at the BPS DSEP conference, London, UK, 9-10 December 2010.

Gleeson, C., & Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2010). An Investigation Into the use of Self-Talk by Golfers of Different Skill Levels. Poster presented and defended at the BASES annual conference Challenging the Dogma, University of Glasgow, UK, 6-8, September 2010.

Moore, G., & Arvinen-Barrow, M. Self-Talk in Cycling: Motivational and Cognitive Functions used by Competitive and Non-Competitive Cyclists. Oral presentation at the  BASES annual conference Challenging the Dogma, University of Glasgow, UK, 6-8, September 2010.

Smith, S., & Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2010). Exploring the effects of additional esteem support intervention on female gymnasts. Poster presented and defended at the  BASES annual conference Challenging the Dogma, University of Glasgow, UK, 6-8, September 2010.

Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2009). Psychological rehabilitation from sport injury: The role of the physiotherapist. A guest speaker at the Northampton Sports Medicine and Science Group Meeting, The Pavillion Clinic, Northampton, UK, 11 March, 2009.

Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2008). Injured athletes’ expectations of, and experiences on psychological aspects of rehabilitation physiotherapy: An interpretative phenomenological analysis. Poster presented at the East Midlands University Association (EMUA) Sport Research Showcase in Loughborough University, UK, 17 September, 2008.

Weigand, D., Rovio, E., Arvinen-Barrow, M., & Lintunen, T. (2008). Using team building methods in a Finnish ice hockey team: An action research study. Poster to presented at the meeting of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., & Hemmings, B. (2007). Using psychological intervention techniques in sports injury rehabilitation: Chartered physiotherapists in the UK tell their stories. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) in Jyväskylä University, FINLAND, 11.-14. July 2007.

Arvinen-Barrow, M., Hemmings, B., Becker, C., & Booth. L. (2007). Chartered Physiotherapists Preferred Methods of Delivery for Sport Psychology Training. Abstract submitted to the 12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) in Jyväskylä University, FINLAND, 11.-14. July 2007.


Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Psychologist. British Psychological Society; (2010 - present).
  • An elected expert member of Finnish Sport Psychology Association; (2008 - present).
  • Association for Applied Sport Psychology. (2013 – present).

Courses Taught

  • FALL 2013
    KIN551 Psychology of Injury/Illness/Disease: Implications and Strategies for Rehabilitation
  • SPRING 2014
    KIN350 Psychological Aspects of Sport and Exercise