Premier SportApril 7, 2018 – 06:47 pm

Premier Sport

If you’re one of the 33+ million people who play Fantasy Football each year, you can easily picture the scene as I walked into a local sports bar last evening. The place was packed, baseball games dominated the dozen or so TVs spread throughout the room, and the vast majority of the inhabitants… Virtually everything related to the National Football League – American’s most popular sport – is getting bigger and bigger year after year. With one exception:…

Universities that offer Sports PsychologyApril 1, 2018 – 06:45 pm

Universities that offer Sports Psychology

Your body is a mass of muscles and nerves linked to the central processing unit - your brain. Just how do Olympic athletes develop the concentration, confidence, control and commitment to harness their muscles, nerves and brain together to break the gold medal frontiers of performance? And what use are their performance enhancement techniques off the track, out of the swimming pool or away from the pitch? Many top athletes and sportspeople consider…

Colleges with Sports PsychologyMarch 14, 2018 – 06:39 pm

Colleges with Sports Psychology

Sport psychology is a specialization within psychology that seeks to understand psychological/mental factors that affect performance in sports, physical activity and exercise and apply these to enhance individual and team performance. It deals with increasing performance by managing emotions and minimizing the psychological effects of injury and poor performance. Some of the most important skills taught are goal setting, relaxation, visualization…

Sports Psychology BooksFebruary 18, 2018 – 06:27 pm

Sports Psychology Books

Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd Edition The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern Sport Psychology: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the fundamental ideas at the heart of Sport Psychology…

Foundations of Sport and Exercise PsychologyJanuary 13, 2018 – 06:12 pm

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition With Web Study Guide Short Description This text provides students with a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology. Students will learn the latest research on mindfulness, emotional intelligence, cultural diversity, substance abuse, exercise adherence, ethics, professional issues, and transitions in sport. Description Author Ancillaries As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology…

Sports Psychology StudiesNovember 14, 2017 – 05:52 pm

Sports Psychology Studies

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Top Schools for Sports PsychologySeptember 21, 2017 – 05:33 pm

Top Schools for Sports Psychology

If you are considering a degree in sports psychology, you have approximately 14 on-campus sports psychology schools to choose from. And there are about 3 sports psychology schools online that you can consider. In 2010, in the US, 176 students graduated with sports psychology degrees. In 2010, the three largest sports psychology schools in the nation were: Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI) Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)…