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…

Sports Counseling CertificationDecember 27, 2015 – 06:43 am

Sports Counseling Certification

Classes begin Summer Session Annually The Graduate Certificate (18cr) and Letter of Completion (12cr) in Sports Counseling is 100% fully delivered online and designed for practicing counselors, counselors in training (post 48-credits), educators and/or other helping professionals’ needs for an advanced or specialty area of training and development with the athlete population. This program will provide counselor training competencies in three core…

Famous Sports PsychologistsDecember 26, 2015 – 06:36 am

Famous Sports Psychologists

Below are just a small sample of comments about Dr. John F. Murray relating to his counseling, media, speeches, books, and workshops: “John u are an outstanding coach and your training got me to another level as a trial attorney. I’d recommend you to anyone. Your tools are invaluable, for anyone who wants to take their skills to another level..no matter the profession.” FRANK GOLDSTEIN, Trial Attorney, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.” “Dr. John F Murray not only…

Sports CounselingDecember 21, 2015 – 05:49 am

Sports Counseling

During the past ten years there has been a dramatic increase in interest and participation in sports at the collegiate, as well as professional and leisure levels. The 1970s and 1980s have brought increased commercialization of sports. Despite the involvement of sanctioning bodies, countless student-athletes are suffering from exploitation, personal excesses, and abuse including drugs and alcohol, as well as exhibiting various psychosocial problems…

Books on Sports PsychologyDecember 13, 2015 – 04:08 am

Books on Sports Psychology

Offers a view of the latest research in the field of sport psychology. The text is written by 34 of the field s most prolific researchers and scholars, including Maureen Weiss, Shane Murphy, and Albert Carron. These contributors extend the boundaries that have defined the field and provide a clear direction for future research. This third edition has been completely revised to reflect the advances that have occurred in the field within the past several…

Sports Counseling JobsDecember 7, 2015 – 02:17 am

Sports Counseling Jobs

Without her participation in sports, Taunya Tinsley doesn’t know if she would have even attended college. But her prowess on the basketball court led her to Augsburg College in Minneapolis, where she was an all-conference performer her senior year. Even as her star was shining athletically, however, someone asked her a question that adjusted her perspective: “What are you going to do after your ‘retirement’ from sports?” That conversation not only…

History of Sports PsychologyDecember 5, 2015 – 02:16 am

History of Sports Psychology

Sport psychology is a relatively young discipline within psychology. The world’s first sports psychology laboratory was founded in Berline in 1920. Thereafter two more opened up along with the first ocurse in sports psychology offered by Coleman Griffith who later published the first book. This book was published in 1926 and was titled The Psychology of Coaching. Griffith’s labe was closed down in 1932 due to lack of funds. This consequently brought…