Sport Exercise and Performance PsychologyJune 15, 2015 – 08:43 am

Sport Exercise and Performance Psychology

The Bachelor of Science in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology is one of only a few degree programs of its kind in the nation and the only one in Florida. With an undergraduate degree in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, you gain an understanding of the thought processes and attitudes of athletes and individuals involved in sport, exercise, and non-sport performance activities. If you want to combine your passion for sports, exercise…

Sports Psychology ConsultantsJune 12, 2015 – 02:37 pm

Sports Psychology Consultants

You may be asking yourself, “Why should I become a “Certified Consultant, AASP”? That’s an important question because certification can be a difficult and time-consuming process that is only worth completing if you feel you are getting some significant benefits in return. 1. Certification promotes quality control Certification helps the public understand the importance of using sport psychology consultants who have the background and training to provide…

Industrial VS Organizational PsychologyApril 25, 2012 – 09:32 am

Industrial VS Organizational Psychology

In contrast, the organizational side of the equation refers to areas that focus on maximizing organizational performance. Those working with organizational psychology typically focus on interpersonal relationships at work, the role of individual differences as they influence organizations, group and team dynamics, leadership, organizational development and change. But, Sparks added, the and are thoroughly interrelated and connected by common statistical…

American Board of Sport PsychologyNovember 26, 2014 – 11:07 am

American Board of Sport Psychology

Too often subsidized agenda-driven positive outcome research gets published, makes headlines and impacts funding, practice and policy decisions, frequently, despite the fact that derived data may be questionable. By contrast, there is a long history of negative findings being discarded, never to see the light of day. All clinical trial and all research data for that matter should be accessible for scrutiny and re-analysis and importantly, negative…

Sport and Exercise PsychologyOctober 29, 2013 – 01:58 pm

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Students interested in pursuing a career in sport and exercise psychology or in sport sociology know that most jobs will require that they must first complete a graduate degree before entering the job market. Thus, as a liberal arts program, the primary mission of the undergraduate major in sport and exercise psychology is to prepare students for graduate studies in sport and exercise psychology, in sport sociology, and/or in counseling. What makes…

Sports Mental TrainingDecember 27, 2012 – 01:05 pm

Sports Mental Training

Most sport psychologists work with athletes on the mental side of their sport in an office setting (usually one hour per week), providing them with mental tools that they can use during training and competitions. This approach makes about as much sense as a coach offering their athletes technical instruction and then telling them to go out onto the field, course, court, or what-have-you and work on it in practice. In either case, the transfer from…

Sports PsychologyOctober 4, 2012 – 11:58 am

Sports Psychology

Has a coach ever told you, “You need to finish strong?” Do you feel you fall apart at the end of a game after you held the lead practically the whole game? Closing out games is a common problem for many teams and athletes… But why? Athletes that have diffi … [Sport Psychology Tip] In Sessions with Doc,Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about overcoming tentative performances for athletes. Visit Peaksports.com…