Michael Boyd

Contact Information

Office Information: 

Building: 
Gym
Room Number: 
130

Biography

I am interested in team and group dynamics, goal orientation and motivational climate, sensation-seeking and risk taking in extreme sport, and exercise behavior.

 

Education

Ph.D. USC Exercise Science (Sport Psychology)

M.A. Psychology

 

 

Selected Publications

  • Boyd, M. (under review). Physical risk-taking and goal orientation in relation to intrinsic motivation and flow state among skateboarders.
  • Boyd, M. (in progress). Variety is the spice of (exercise) life: Perceived variety, perceptions of fitness, autonomous motivation, and sensation-seeking behavior.
  • Boyd, M, Kim, M.S., Ensari, N., Yin, Z. (2014). Perceived motivational team climate in relation to task and social cohesion among male college athletes. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44(2), 155-123.       
 

Teaching

KIN 504: Sport and Exercise Psychology