Linda Keeler, EdD, CMPC, EdD



2006 Ed.D. West Virginia University - Sport and Exercise Psychology 

2006 M.A. West Virginia University - Counseling

2000 M.A. University of Maryland at College Park  

1994 B.A. Colgate University - Psychology 


Current Courses

KIN 320: Psychology of Sport

KIN 421: Psychology of Exercise

KIN 420: Seminar in Sport and Exercise Psychology

KIN 551: Applied Sport Psychology

KIN 552: Practicum in Sport and Exercise Psychology

KIN 555: Professional Ethics in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Selected Publications

*denotes student advisee

Keeler, L. A., *Skidmore, B, *Leenstra, T., **MacDonald, J. R, & Stewart, D. (2021). Treating university students’ depression using physical activity with peers: Two field-based quasi-experiments grounded in the self-determination theory. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 35(3), 205-223. doi:10.1080/87568225.2019.1660293

*Wolch, N., Arthur-Cameselle, J., Keeler, L. A., & Suprak, D. (2021). The effects of a brief mindfulness intervention on basketball free-throw shooting performance under pressure. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 33(5),510-526. 

*Martignetti, A., Arthur-Cameselle, J., Keeler, L. A., & Chalmers, G. (2020). The relationship between burnout and depression in intercollegiate athletes: An examination of gender and sport type Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education. Advanced online publication.

*Leenstra, T., Keeler, L. A., Arthur-Cameselle, J., & Russell, K. (2019). The peer mentor experience in a physical activity intervention for mental health. Journal of Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 1-20. doi: 10.1080/13611267.2019.1583410

Keeler, L. A., & Zizzi, S. (2019). Exercise leadership and strategies. In M. Anshel, S. J. Petruzello, & E. E. Labbé (Eds.) APA Handbook of Sport and Exercise Psychology (Vol. 2, pp. 515-534). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

*Skidmore, B., Keeler, L. A., Chalmers, G., & Russell, K. (2016). The “Squat-n-Swap”: A pilot exercise intervention to promote increased physical activity among mothers of young children. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal24(2), 162-169. doi:10.1123/wspaj.2015-0037

Keeler, L.A., Clifford, D.E., *August, B., *Kowalski, P., & Neyman Morris, M. (2013). Examination of a peer-led, non-diet nutrition and exercise adherence pilot program on a college campus: FitU. California Journal of Health Promotion11(1), 84-96.

Keeler, L.A., & Watson, II, J.C. (2011). The transtheoretical model and psychological skills training: Application and implications for elite female athletes. Athletic Insight13(2).  

Keeler, L.A. (2007). The differences in sport aggression, life aggression, and life assertion among adult male and female collision, contact, and non-contact sport athletes. Journal of Sport Behavior, 30(1), 57-76.