Dr. Lori A. Gano-Overway
Associate Professor, Health & Human Sciences

Health & Human Sciences Department 
Research Interests

Contact Info
Dr. Lori A. Gano-Overway
Health & Human Sciences
Bridgewater College
Bridgewater, VA 22812
Phone: (540) 828-5728
Email: lgano@bridgewater.edu

Associate Professor in Health and Exercise Science interested in the psychosocial aspects of physical activity.  Teaches sport  psychology, health and exercise psychology, motor behavior, research methods, and administration of sport and physical education programs. 

Areas of research include examining: 1) how coaches and physical education teachers create positive psychological climates;  2) what aspects of the coaching and teaching environment foster empathy, prosocial behavior, and good sport conduct as well as reduce antisocial behavior; and 3) what aspects of the climate influence people’s resiliency to failure, self-regulatory processes and motivational outcomes




2003 Bridgewater College
Last modified: June-16; by L. Gano-Overway