Best Schools for Sports PsychologyOctober 21, 2015 – 07:43 pm

Best Schools for Sports Psychology

Sports psychology is sometimes offered as a concentration within broader educational or counseling psychology degree programs. These programs typically exist at 4-year colleges and universities. Consider the Following: Accreditation by the American Psychological Association (APA). Some schools may be affiliated with important organizations, like the American Board of Sports Psychologists, or others that offer certifications, which may prove helpful…

Sports Psychology RequirementsOctober 16, 2015 – 06:03 pm

Sports Psychology Requirements

Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Michelle Alencar, Ph. D. James Becker, Ph. D. Joshua Cotter, Ph. D. Jill Crussemeyer, Ph. D. Keith Freesemann, Ed. D. Mikiko Nakajima, Ed. D. Ralph Rozenek, Ph. D. Evan Schick, Ph. D. Wilbur Wu, Ph. D. Douglas Young, Ph. D. Degree and Program Options Frequently Asked Questions Downloads Option in Sport Psychology and Leadership (120 units) This option has two concentrations – one in Sport Psychology and one in Leadership…

Sports Psychology MotivationOctober 12, 2015 – 03:32 pm

Sports Psychology Motivation

Motivation is the foundation all athletic effort and accomplishment. Without your desire and determination to improve your sports performances, all of the other mental factors, confidence, intensity, focus, and emotions, are meaningless. To become the best athlete you can be, you must be motivated to do what it takes to maximize your ability and achieve your goals. Motivation, simply defined, is the ability to initiate and persist at a task. To perform…

Sports Psychology TrainingOctober 9, 2015 – 02:27 pm

Sports Psychology Training

What roles do exercise and sport psychologists perform? Exercise and sport psychologists typically perform three primary roles: 1) teaching, 2) research, and 3) practice. Career opportunities in exercise and sport psychology may emphasize various aspects or combinations of these roles. Careful selection of a career track will guide you in determining the type of graduate training needed to qualify for career opportunities available in the field of…

Mental toughness Training for SportsOctober 3, 2015 – 06:29 am

Mental toughness Training for Sports

It’s your last line of defense against being called a candy ass. It can help you compensate for a lack of strength, skill, or natural ability. Arnold talked about it in Pumping Iron (“You just go on and go on and say, ‘I don’t care what happens.’”), and a flu-stricken Michael Jordan exemplified it in the ’97 NBA finals by hitting the Game 5 winning shot after nearly collapsing with exhaustion. It’s what a triathlete needs to survive the last mile…

Sports Psychology CoursesOctober 19, 2011 – 10:13 am

Sports Psychology Courses

If you are interested in how psychology can motivate and improve athlete performance, then our Sports Psychology training is for you. Our Sports Psychology program covers goal setting, maintaining concentration, handling competitive pressure, avoiding burnout and much more. These are skills you can use right away. Learn now in this fascinating online course! How It Works Learn at your own pace on your schedule Get academic support by email, phone…

Psychologist InformationFebruary 13, 2012 – 11:38 am

Psychologist Information

Clinical psychologists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients struggling with various mental health problems. These professionals make up the largest concentration of psychologists in the United States. Some clinical psychologists develop expertise in specific disorders, which could include severe anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and bi-polar disorders. Many provide counseling services for people struggling to cope with divorces…