Dr. Alena Kröhler

Curriculum Vitae | Scholarships | Publications | Talks and Posters | Research Interests | Methods/Workshops | Memberships


Curriculum Vitae

11/2018 Ph.D. in psychology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz; Thesis: „Influence of dysfunctional thoughts on athletic performance in the context of competitive sports”
06/2018 Certified Mental Performance Consultant - Training as part of the ASP Curriculum "Sport Psychological training in competitive sports"
Since 02/2018 Research assistant at the Department for Clinical and Neuropsychology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
01/2013 - 11/2018 PhD student, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz in the area of sport psychology
2008 - 2012 Diploma program sport science at the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz

 


Scholarships

Since 11/2017 Mentee in the Mentoring Program "Women in Science" (ProWeWin) at the University of Mainz
Since 08/2013 Member of "General Postgraduate Program", Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

 


Publications

Kröhler, A. (2019). The influence of dysfunctional thoughts on athletic performance in the context of competitive sports - A multi-sports overview. Verlag Dr. Kovač: Hamburg.

Kröhler, A. & Berti, S. (2019). Taking action or thinking about it? State orientation and rumination are correlated in athletes. Frontiers, 10. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00576

Kröhler, A. & Berti, S. (2017). Rumination in the context of Individual goal achievement in performance-oriented swimmers. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 24(4), 161- 166. doi: 10.1026/1612-5010/a000200

Kröhler, A., & Berti, S. (2014). Application of sports and exercise-related self-concordance to competitive sports. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 21(3), 119-126. doi: 10.1026/1612-5010/a000122


Talks and Posters

Kröhler, A. & Berti, S. (2019). A qualitative content analysis of sports-related thoughts in competitive athletes. Poster presented at the 15th European Congress of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Münster, Germany.

Kröhler, A. (2019). Taking action or thinking about it? The influence of dysfunctional thoughts on athletic performance. Presentation on 15th May 2019, Contemporary Research in Social Science - Lecture Series, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.

Kröhler, A. (2018). Influence of dysfunctional thoughts on athletic performance. Results of my dissertation and future directions. Presentation on 15th November 2018, Department of Performance Psychology, German Sport University Cologne.

Kröhler, A. & Berti, S. (2018). Skala zur Erfassung der wettkampfspezifischen Rumination im Leistungssport. Poster presented at the 51th Congress of German Society for Psychology (DGPS), Frankfurt, Deutschland. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.7182041

Kröhler, A. & Berti, S. (2018). The relation between action orientation and rumination in competitive sports. Poster presented at the 23th ECSS Congress, Dublin, Ireland.

Kröhler, A. & Berti, S. (2018). The relation between action orientation and rumination in competitive sport. Poster presented at the 50th Congress of German Society for Sport Psychology, Cologne, Germany.

Kröhler, A., & Berti, S. (2016). Differences between selected mental performance requirements for short and long distance swimmers. Poster presented at the 50th Congress of German Society for Psychology (DGPS), Leipzig, Germany.

Kröhler, A. & Berti, S. (2016). Rumination as an indicator for individual goal achievement? Poster presented at the 48th Congress of German Society for Sport Psychology, Münster, Germany.

Kröhler, A. & Berti, S. (2015). The relation between rumination and athletic performance in competitive swimming. Poster presented at the 47th Congress of German Society for Sport Psychology, Freiburg, Germany.

 


Research Interests

  • The relationship between dysfunctional thoughts (especially rumination) and athletic performance
  • Sport psychology; competitive sports

 


Methods/Workshops

  • Development of psychological tests and questionnaires
  • Structual equation modelling
03/2019 Multilevel Analysis for longitudinal data
09/2016 Introduction in the Estimation of Item Response Models with "mirt"- R package, Workshop of the 50. Congress of DGPs
04/2016 Introduction in Panel-Data-Analysis– Implementation in R, Center for Research on Education and Higher Education (ZBH), Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
03/2015 Introduction of structual equation modelling, Center of Methods, University Koblenz-Landau

 


Memberships

  • Member of German Society for Sport Psychology e.V.