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Carolina Lundqvist

Associate Professor, Docent

My research interest is focused on psychological factors that increase elite athletes’ possibilities to perform at a high level and perceive quality of life during their elite careers.

Performance enhancement and quality of life in elite sports from a sport psychology perspective

I am a Ph.D. in psychology, Associate Professor in sport sciences and licensed psychotherapist. My current research interests are, among all, focused on elite athletes’ well-being and quality of life and psychological performance enhancement in the elite sport context. I am teaching in various areas of psychology (e.g., sport psychology, clinical psychology and social psychology).

Publications

2023

Jenny Jacobsson, Dejan Mirkovic, Per-Olof Hansson, Carolina Lundqvist, Robert Henry Mann, Ulrika Traneus (2023) Youth athletes at Swedish sports high schools with an athletics specialism emphasise environmental support for injury risk management: a focus group study BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, Vol. 9, Article e001527 Continue to DOI
Dean R. Watson, Henrik Gustafsson, Carolina Lundqvist (2023) Working with perfectionistic athletes in sports: an acceptance committment therapy perspective The Psychology of Perfectionism in Sport, Dance, and Exercise, p. 285-304 Continue to DOI
Joanna Kvist, Johanna Bengtsson, Carolina Lundqvist (2023) The experience and influence of fear after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: an interview study with young athletes BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 15, Article 50 Continue to DOI
Doris Nilsson, Carl Göran Svedin, Carolina Lundqvist, Örjan Dahlström (2023) Resilience in Swedish adolescents-Does resilience moderate the relationship between trauma experience and trauma symptoms? Psychological Trauma, Vol. Suppl 1, p. S125-S134 Continue to DOI
Carolina Lundqvist, David P. Schary (2023) Player wellbeing and career transitions Science and Soccer: Developing Elite Performers, p. 168-182 Continue to DOI
Carolina Lundqvist, Anna Asratian, Örjan Dahlström (2023) General lifestyle factors explain young athletes mental health more than perceived coach autonomy support: a cross-sectional study on basketball players and gymnasts aged 10-22 BMJ OPEN SPORT & EXERCISE MEDICINE, Vol. 9, Article e001648 Continue to DOI
Carolina Lundqvist, Anna Asratian, Örjan Dahlström (2023) General lifestyle factors explain young athletes' mental health more than perceived coach autonomy support: a cross-sectional study on basketball players and gymnasts aged 10-22 BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, Article 9:e001648 Continue to DOI
Elsa Kristiansen, Carolina Lundqvist (2023) Forberedelse til OL under en pandemi Eventer i en beredskapskontekst, p. 52-68 Continue to DOI

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