PUBLICATIONS

In Progress

  1. Carter, L.,& Rossi, A. Embodying strength: The origin, representations, and socialization of the Strong Black Woman Ideal and its effect on Black women’s mental health. Manuscript submited for a special issue for Women & Therapy.

Published (Select)

  1. Rossi, A., Friel, C., Carter, L.,& Garber, C. (2017). Effects of theory-based behavioral interventions on physical activity among overweight and obese female cancer survivors. A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Integrative Cancer Therapies. doi: 10.1177/1534735417734911.

  2. Carter, L.,Grady, K., Silburn, J. (2017). Swimming upstream: Addressing barriers to exercise and physical activity in women of color. In S. Razon & M. Sachs (Eds.), Applied exercise psychology: The challenging journey from motivation to adherence. New York, NY: Routledge.

  3. Carter, L.,& Davila, C. (2017). Is it because I’m Black: Micro-aggressive experiences against Black professionals in sport and exercise psychology. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pro0000145.

  4. Carter, L.& Prewitt, T. (2014). Seeing, being, and doing: Addressing multicultural competence in applied sport psychology. Athletic Insight, 6(3), 221-232.

  5. Carter, L., River, B., & Sachs, M. (2013). Flow in sport, exercise, and performance: A review with implications for future research. Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 5(3), 15-30.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

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  • Sappington, R., Carter, L.,Lee, S.M., & Larsen, L. (2018). Conversations we should be having: Skills to facilitate ‘difficult dialogues’ in sports.Panel presentation accepted at the annual American Psychological Convention, San Francisco, CA.

  • Sappington, R., & Carter, L. (2017). Building Awareness, Allyship, and Advocacy: Team-Based Diversity and Social Justice Tools for the Sport Psychology Consultant. Workshop presented at the Northeast Atlantic Sport Psychology Regional Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Razon, S., & Carter, L. (2017). Let’s Dance: Targeted Interventions to Promote Exercise in Healthy Minority Adults. Lecture presented at the Northeast Atlantic Sport Psychology Regional Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Merrill, M., Carter, L. Ottley, M., Bennett, R., Olushola, J. (2016). Challenge Assumptions: Exploring the Sport Psychology Practice and Experiences of Black Athletes. Panel presented at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, Phoenix, AZ.

  • Carter, L., & Rossi, A. (2016). Superwoman: Exploring Stress, Coping, and Physical Activity Among African American Women. Lecture presented at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, Phoenix, AZ.

  • Carter, L., Brooks, N., Silburn, J., Amaradio, C., & Abalos, R. (2016). The Diva, The Beauty, and The Work Horse: The Relationship Between Colorism and Media Representations of Professional African American Women Athletes. Poster presented at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, Phoenix, AZ.

  • Prewitt, T., & Carter, L. (2016). Don’t Look Back at Me, Pass It On: Mentoring Aspiring Females in the Field. Workshop presented at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, Phoenix, AZ.

  • Barber, H., Carter, L., Semerjan, T, & Larrick, J. (2016). Infusing Social Justice Into Our Teaching. Presentation provided at the Social Justice in Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, OH.

  • Carter, L. (2016). But What Can I Do? The Role of Advocacy and Multicultural Awareness in Sport Psychology Consulting within Intercollegiate Athletics. Workshop presented at the annual Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium in Chicago, IL.

  • Carter, L. (2015). Two can play that game: The experiences of women wheelchair rugby athletes. Lecture as part of the symposium titled, “Redefining Ability: A Multidimensional Analysis of the Intersection of Disability and Sport Psychology” presented at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

  • Carter, L. (2015). Is it because I’m Black? Micro-aggressive experiences amongst Black professionals in sport and exercise psychology. Lecture as part of the symposium titled, “Voices from the Field: Recommendations for Multicultural Practice with Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Sport Psychology” presented at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, Indianapolis, IN.

  • Jackson, J., Carter, L., Coakley, S., Perkins, A., & Richards, V. (2015). The elephant in the room: Perspectives from women of color in applied sport psychology. Panel discussion at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, Indianapolis, IN.

  • Johnson, A., Larsen, L., Carter, L., Fisher, L., & Shuda, R. (2015). Did My Sport Psychology Consultant Mean for That to be Offensive? Using Inclusive Language to Enhance Applied Sport Psychology. Workshop presentation at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, Indianapolis, IN.

  • Grady, K., & Carter, L. (2014). Curvy girl: Addressing exercise engagement and adherence in African American women. Workshop presentation accepted to the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, Las Vegas, NV.  

  • Leibovitz, A., Woekel, E., Brutus, A., & Carter, L. (2014). Mommy on the move: Practical guidelines for fostering health and wellness in mothers. Symposium presentation accepted to the annual Association of Applied Sport Psychology conference, Las Vegas, NV.  

  • Carter, L. (2014). Women mentoring women: Developing a mentorship model for women in AASP. Presentation at the annual Association of Applied Sport Psychology conference, Las Vegas, NV.

  • Shuda, R, & Carter, L. (2014). Coaching with an athlete-centered approach. Workshop presented at the annual AAHPERD National Coaching Conference, Washington, D.C.

  • Kerulis, M., Carter, L., & Prewitt, T. (2013). Women and wellness across the lifespan: Exploring female clients from a wellness Perspective. Symposium accepted for presentation at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, New Orleans, LA.

  • Carter, L., & Sachs, M. (2013). Running in the zone: The effects of a 4-week imagery intervention on mental toughness and flow in first-time marathon runners. Symposium accepted for presentation at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, New Orleans, LA

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

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  • Carter, L.(2018).Never Settle. Invited talk during “Can We Break Down Barriers in Sport?” event hosted by London South Bank University.

  • Carter, L., & Gunter, K. (2017). Red Pill, Blue Pill: Decoding the Matrix of Cultural Diversity and Inclusion. Invited webinar panel hosted by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.

  • Carter, L. (2017). Social Justice, Resiliency, and Sport Psychology: A Black Woman's Leadership Journey. Invited keynote presented at the Northeast Regional Sport Psychology Conference, Springfield, MA.

  • Carter, L. (2017). And Life For Me Ain’t Been No Crystal Stair: Contextualizing ‘Strength’ Amongst Black Women and Its Influence on Healthy Behaviors. Invited keynote presented at the Northeast Atlantic Sport Psychology Regional Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Gill, D., Coakley, S., & Carter, L. (2017). Sport Psychology 4.0: How to Help Athletes Navigate the World of Social Justice Advocacy and Activism. Invited webinar panel hosted by the American Psychological Association’s Division 47.  

  • Carter, L. (2016). Healthy minds and healthy bodies: Mindfulness 101. Workshop delivered to a youth soccer club.

  • Carter, L. (2016). Taking it one step further: Using sport psychology principles to influence health behavior change in women of color. Invited keynote presentation at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology’s Midwest Regional Conference, Chicago, IL.

  • Carter, L., & Cox, S. (2015) Using mindfulness-based biofeedback for healthy living. Workshop delivered at Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Day, Long Island University-Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY.

  • Panelist. (2015). Women inspiring girls in sport (WIGS). Panel discussion delivered to female, youth athletes in Brooklyn, NY sponsored by Long Island University-Brooklyn, Division of Athletic Training, Health ad Exercise Science, Brooklyn NY.  

  • Carter, L. (2014). One Mile at a Time, This Marathon Will Be Mine! Training, Performance, and Recovery for the Newbie Marathoner. Presentation delivered to the University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, Undergraduate Studies, Chicago IL.

  • Carter, L. (2013). Getting into the zone: The curious case of flow. Presentation presented to faculty and staff at Robert Morris University, Aurora, IL.