Melanie E. Perreault PhD

Assistant Professor

Sport Coaching Education

Reserach Focus: Motor skill learning in children and adolescents.

Education

PhD Physical Education, Emphasis: Developmental Foundations, University of South Carolina (2013)

M.S. Educational Psychology, Emphasis: Sport Psychology, Florida State University (2009)

B.S. in Psychology, University of North Florida (2006)

Professional Memberships

  • North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • American Psychological Association, Division 47 Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • American Psychological Association, Division 15 Educational Psychology

Publications

Refereed Publications
Webster, C.A., Caputi, P., Perreault, M., Doan, R., Doutis, P., and Weaver, R.G. (2013). Elementary classroom teachers' adoption of physical activity promotion in the context of a statewide policy: An innovation diffusion and socio-ecologic perspective. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 32, 419-440
Monsma, E. V., Trier, C., Perreault, M. E., Seiler, B. D., Torres-McGehee, T. M., Steinberg, J., & Short, S. E. (2011). The cognitive and motivational functions of imagery among athletic trainers. Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity, 6(1), 1-14. doi: 10.2202/1932-0191.1064
Book Contributions
Monsma, E. V., Perreault, M. E., & Seiler, B. D. (in press). Sex differences. In R. C. Eklund & G. Tenenbaum (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Manuscripts in Review
Webster, C.A., Caputi, P., Perreault, M., Doan, R., Doutis, P., & Weaver, R.G. (in review). The influence of state policy awareness and perceptions on elementary classroom teachers' physical activity promotion: An innovation diffusion and socio-ecologic perspective.
Manuscripts in Preparation
Seiler, B. D., Perreault, M. E., Monsma, E. V., & Benedict, K. The relationship between imagery content and anxiety among athletic trainers.
Published Abstracts

Perreault, M. E., & Eccles, D. W. (2012). Singer’s five-step approach: Does every bit count? Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34, S121.

 

Perreault, M. E., Monsma, E. V., Gay, J. L., & Seiler, B. D. (2012). Athletic trainers and athletes don’t see eye to eye when it comes to imagery content: The factor structure of the Imagery Use by Athletic Trainers Questionnaire (IUATQ). Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34, S270.

 

Seiler, B. D., Monsma, E. V., & Perreault, M. E. (2012). The relationship between imagery content and anxiety among athletic trainers. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34, S281.

 

Webster, C. A., Perreault, M., Doan, R., Weaver, G., & Distefano, C. (2012). Elementary classroom teachers' physical activity promotion—Two theoretical perspectives. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 83, A97.