2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2023  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSYC 461 - Applied Sport Psychology

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: PSYC-101, or PSYC-202H; Minimum grade C-
Applied Sport Psychology involves the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and the practice of mental skills, reflection on one’s own mental skills, critique of mental skills assessment and mental skills utility, and the preliminary development of a performance enhancement program. This course examines the psychological foundations of physical activity, the mental aspects of sports, the theoretical basis of mental training processes and competition, and basic issues in performance psychology. Psychological tools as they apply to coaching effectiveness and exercise psychology will also be examined.