Sports Psychology Course

Sport Psychology Course will be a proficiency that uses psychological knowledge and skills to address optimal performance and well-being of athletes, developmental and social aspects of sports participation, and systemic issues associated with sports settings and organizations.

Learn theory and research in social, historical, cultural and developmental foundations of sport psychology

  • Know the Issues and techniques of sport specific psychological assessment and mental skills training for performance enhancement and participation satisfaction.
  • Know the Clinical and counseling issues with Athletes.
  • Know the Organizational and systemic aspects of Sport Consulting
  • Know the Developmental and social issues related to sport participation
  • Know the Bio behavioral bases of sport and exercise (e.g., exercise physiology, motor learning, sports medicine)
  • Understand the Specific knowledge of training science and technical requirements of sport and competition.
  • Understand Cognitive and behavioral skills training for performance enhancement. goal setting; imagery and performance planning; concentration and attention control strategies; development of self-confidence, self-esteem and competence in sports; cognitive-behavioral self-regulation techniques; emotion management, sportsmanship and leadership skills.
  • Understand Counseling and clinical interventions. athletic motivation; eating disorders and weight management; substance abuse; grief, depression, loss and suicide; overtraining and burnout; sexual identity issues; aggression and violence; athletic injury and rehabilitation; career transitions and identity crises.
  • Understand Consultation and training. team building; sports organization consultation; systems interventions with parents and families involved in youth sports participation; education of coaches regarding motivation, interpersonal and leadership skills and talent development; education of coaches and administrators regarding early identification and prevention of psychological difficulties.

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