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PUBLISHED WRITINGS & RESEARCH

  • Flowers, R. (2014). Introducing Your Child to Sports: An Expert’s Answers to Parents’ Questions About Raising a Healthy, Balanced, Happy Athlete. GCG Publishing, Chula Vista, CA.

  • Flowers, R. & Borlabi, W. (2011). Do We Really Want to Address Culture in Sport Psychology. American Psychological Association Exercise and Sport Psychology Newsletter Division 47, 24, 3.

  • Flowers, R. (2008). Psychology of Doping in Elite International Competition. United States Olympic Committee. 

  • Flowers, R. (2007, September). Psychologist-Sport Psychologist Liaison Between Counseling and Psychological Services and Intercollegiate Athletics. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 1, 3, 223-246.

  • Flowers, R., Davis, G., & Joplin, C. (2007). I am Hip-Hop, I am Health. Independent Publishing.

  • Flowers, R. (2005).  The culture of American relays: Flexibility, trust, team unity, and victory. In R. Vernacchia & T. Statler (Eds.), The Psychology of High-Performance Track and Field (pp.  78-92). Mountain View, CA: Track & Field News.

  • Flowers, R. (2003). Responsibility to Change. UC Davis Sports Quarterly, 13, 3,17.          

  • Flowers, R. (2003). Applauding Goal Attainment. UC Davis Sports Quarterly, 13, 2,24. 

  • Flowers, R. (2002). It’s Football Season!!, UC Davis Sports Quarterly, 13, 1, 17. 

  • Flowers, R. & Brown, C. (2001, January). Effects of Sport Context and Birth Order on State Anxiety. Journal of Sport Behavior, 25, 1, 41-56.

  • Rodolfa, E., Ko, S., Petersen, L., Grant, A., Flowers, R., Herrera, R., Lopez, R., & Ratanasiripong, P. (2001).  Psychology Practice Competencies: When are Psychologists 

  • Ready for Independent Practice? American Psychological Association 2002 Convention: 2nd Professional Psychology Research and Practice.

  • Flowers, R. (2000, December). Effects of Sport Context and Birth Order on State Anxiety (Dissertation). 

  • Flowers, R. & Brown, C. (1999, August).  A Cognitive-Approach Strategy for Coping with Stress Among Competitive Athletes. Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology).  Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

  • Flowers, R. (1998).  A Cognitive- Approach Strategy for Coping with Stress Among Competitive Athletes.  (Pre-Dissertation).

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

  • Flowers, R. (2019). High Performance in Urgent Care. Harbor-UCLA Department of Surgery Faculty Strategic Planning Retreat. Palos Verdes, CA.

  • Flowers, R. (2019). Building Competence through Deliberate Training. Train To Go Youth Basketball. Carson, CA.

  • Flowers, R. (2019). Positive Psychology for Peak Performance. Glenbard High Schools Parent Series. Chicago, IL.

  • Flowers, R. & Edwards-Flowers, J. (2019). Managing Adversity, Transitioning & Owning Your Outcome Through the Eyes of Elite Performance. Washington State Auto Dealers Association. Whistler, Canada.

  • Flowers, R. (2019). Reduce Stress & Enhance Performance. Washington & Lee University, Charlottesville, VA.

  • Flowers, R. (2019). Hall of Fame Induction. Seattle Public Schools. Washington Athletic Club, Seattle, WA.

  • Flowers, R. (2016). Developing Young Talent: Motivation, Communication & Mentoring. Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association. Yakima, WA.

  • Flowers, R. & Houston, C. (2015). NFL Program for Substances of Abuse. The 2015 Treating Clinician Conference: Immediate Relevance. Atlanta, GA.

  • Flowers, R. (2015). Introducing Your Child To Sports. New Day Northwest with Margaret Larson TV Show. Seattle, WA.

  • Flowers, R. (2015). Introducing Your Child to Sports. YMCA’s of San Diego County. Mira Mesa, CA.

  • Nguyen, T., Yu, A., Flowers, R., Borlabi, W., Balague, B., Lawrence, N., Petrie, T. (2014). Asian, Black, Latina, and Gay Experiences of Multicultural Sport Psychologists Today. Association of Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV.

  • Flowers, R. (2014). Healthy, Balanced, Happy Athletes, King Aquatic Club. Des Moines, WA.

  • Flowers, R. (2014). Building a Successful Team Culture. San Diego State University Softball. San Diego, CA.      

  • Flowers, R. (2014). Elite Volleyball Goal Setting. San Diego State University Elite Volleyball Camp. San Diego, CA.

  • Flowers, R. (2014). Coaching From the Middle. 3rd Annual Caribbean Sport Psychology Conference. Port of Spain, Trinidad.

  • Flowers, R. (2014). 5 P’s of Performance. 3rd Annual Caribbean Sport Psychology Conference. Port of Spain, Trinidad.

  • Flowers, R. (2013). Application of Psychological Skills into Performance. 2nd Annual Caribbean Sport Psychology Conference, Port of Spain, Trinidad.

  • Flowers, R. & Joyner, A. (2013). Developing Elite Performance. Washington State Auto Dealers Association Annual Conference. Maui, Hawaii. 

  • Flowers, R. (2012). Goal Setting. San Diego State University Track and Field, Softball, Water Polo. San Diego, CA.

  • Chew, K., Borlabi, W., Flowers, R., Goldman, S. (2012). Real Talk: The Impact of Diversity in Sport. Big Sky Sport Psychology Retreat. Big Sky, MT.      

  • Flowers, R. & Borlabi, W. (2011). Preparation for 2012 Olympic Games. San Diego Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

  • McCann, S., Cogan, Borlabi, W., Flowers, R., Haberl, P. (2011). Bridging the great divide in applied sport psychology: A real world perspective on the integration of clinical and educational sport psychology in Olympic sport. Association of Applied Sport Psychology. Waikiki, Hawaii.

  • Flowers, R. (2011). 2011 Elite Coaching Clinic. U.S. Olympic Training Center, Chula Vista, CA.

  • Flowers, R. (2011). Mental Training for Pan-American Games Athletes. Mexican Society of Sport Psychology. Guadalajara, Mexico.

  • Flowers, R. (2011). Mental Rehearsal, Composure, Concentration, Confidence. 1st Annual Caribbean Sport Psychology Conference. Trinidad & Tobago. 

  • Flowers, R. (2011). Reduce Stress and Enhance Performance. San Diego State University Track & Field. San Diego, CA.

  • Flowers, R. (2010). Podium Preparation. United States Track and Field Emerging Elite Coaching Camp. Chula Vista Olympic Training Center, CA.

  • Flowers, R. (2010). Comcast Leadership Consulting (Osprey Leadership). Radnor, PA.

  • Flowers, R. (2010). BroadReach Executive Coaching (Osprey Leadership). Johannesburg, South Africa and Manhattan, NY. 

  • Flowers, R. (2010). The Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, Advances in Sport Psychology. Port of Spain, Trinidad. 

  • Flowers, R. (2010). Vancouver 2010: Daily Memos From The Inside Out. San Diego Psychological Association. San Diego, CA.           

  • Flowers, R. (2010). Being a USOC Sport Psychologist. University of San Diego. San Diego, CA.

  • Flowers. R. (2010). The Bahamas Sports Foundation, Nutrition, Fitness & Psychological Workshop. Nassau, Bahamas.