Sports Psychology SalaryFebruary 1, 2016 – 12:07 pm

Sports Psychology Salary

Graduates with a Master s degree in Sports Psychology can expect to make a good living in this discipline. There are many different types of jobs & careers that a sports psychologist could perform, combining elements of clinical psychology, counseling psychology, athletic research, and motivational speaking. They help athletes improve their performance, while studying the relationship between mental and physical health and how it affects human…

Sports Mental toughnessJanuary 24, 2016 – 10:53 am

Sports Mental toughness

Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes. Chinese Proverb Mental toughness means backbone, daring, determination, fortitude, guts, mettle, moxie, nerve, perseverance, resolution, spirit, tenacity, toughness. It is is the ability to persevere in pursuit of a goal; no matter how long it takes. Here are five ways to become more mentally tough on and off the court. 1. Do the hard things first. Pick your weakest spot and work on it first…

Doctorate Sports PsychologyJanuary 23, 2016 – 10:52 am

Doctorate Sports Psychology

A nine-foot putt on a golfing green, a backhand volley on a tennis court, a quick toss to the first baseman on a baseball diamond - these are all deceptively complex feats of physical and mental prowess. Like many of the everyday, in-the-game actions that the best athletes pull off with routine ease, they require skills honed through hours upon hours of practice, instinctive situational awareness, and, of course, a certain amount of innate talent…

Interesting Topics in PsychologyJanuary 17, 2016 – 10:13 am

Interesting Topics in Psychology

Image courtesy Julia Freeman-Woolpert Cognitive Psychology Topics Cognitive psychology looks at mental processes including how people think, perceive, remember, and learn. As part of the larger field of cognitive science, this branch of psychology is related to other disciplines including neuroscience, philosophy, and linguistics. Some of the possible topics you might explore in this area include thinking, language, intelligence, and decision-making…

What does a Psychologist Study?January 14, 2016 – 09:16 am

What does a Psychologist Study?

On another forum, two native English speakers insisted that the questions shown below were incorrect English. Please tell me why, if the affirmative forms (answers) shown are allowed, the question form is not allowed. -Psychology studies the relationship between environments and human behaviour. -Psychology studies the human psyche, behavior, and mental processes. This diverse field has roots in biology, medicine, philosophy, religion, and history…

What is Sport and Exercise Psychology?January 2, 2016 – 07:24 am

What is Sport and Exercise Psychology?

Is an international forum for scholarly reports in the psychology of sport and exercise , broadly defined. The journal is open to the use of diverse methodological approaches. Manuscripts that will be considered for publication will present results from high quality empirical research, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, commentaries concerning already published PSE papers or topics of general interest for PSE readers, protocol papers for trials, and…

Sports Psychology EducationJanuary 1, 2016 – 07:16 am

Sports Psychology Education

(1) The clinical/counseling sport psychologist is a person trained in clinical or counseling psychology and may be a licensed psychologist. They may possess a MS or Ph.D. or Psy.D. Generally, these individuals also have a deep interest in the athlete and his or her experiences. These experiences can lead to high stress levels that can be counterproductive to performance. In worst case scenarios, maladaptive behaviors can result (problems with alcohol…