Evan B. Brody
Lecturer, Kinesiology
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health


Dr. Evan B. Brody serves on the faculty of the Department of Kinesiology, School of Public Health, The University of Maryland at College Park where he teaches "The Psychology of Sports", "Mental Performance Skills Coaching & Team Building:  Turning Theory into Practice, and "Senior Seminar in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology for Practitioners". 

Dr. Brody is a member of USA Swimming Sports Medicine and Science Network and has served as The Mental Performance Coach for The University of Maryland Field Hockey Team and as a consultant in professional golf, The National Hockey League, athletes in other professional and amateur sports, and at the Olympic and Paralympic level. In addition, he has applied his expertise in the corporate, law enforcement and military environments.

Dr. Brody earned his M.A. in exercise physiology and his Ph.D. in kinesiology, with an emphasis in the psychology of sport and exercise from the University of Maryland at College Park. His area of expertise is exercise and sport psychophysiology, the study of the interaction of the mind and body related to peak performance.  

Dr. Brody has taught at both the university and secondary ­school levels, ranging from martial arts instruction to teaching courses on exercise and sport psychology, strength and conditioning, stress reduction and worksite health promotion. He has published and presented his research both nationally and internationally on such topics as the psychophysiology of skilled athletic performance in marksmen and runners, and the use of mental preparation strategies to enhance strength performance.


KNES350-Psychology of Sport

 KNES497-Senior Seminar in Psychology of Sport.