About the Author
Glyn C. Roberts, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the Norwegian University of Sport Science. He earned his bachelor's degree at Loughborough University in England, his master's degree from the University of Massachusetts, and his PhD from the University of Illinois.
Dr. Roberts is a former president of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, a former president of the Division of Sport Psychology and current member of the executive committee of the International Association of Applied Psychology, a former secretary-general of the International Society of Sport Psychology, a member of the board of the Norwegian Sport Psychology Association, and the current president of the European Federation of Sport Psychology. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education and the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology.
Dr. Roberts has published extensively on motivation in sport, especially as it affects children. He resides in Oslo, Norway, and enjoys cross-country skiing, cycling, and playing golf.