Best Sports Psychology BooksOctober 31, 2016 – 01:41 pm

Best Sports Psychology Books

It is a welcome and important guide to any athlete, coach or spectator at any level in sport interested in improving their game or knowledge of their sport. Obviously there are already a litany of mental toughness and sport psychology guides out there but what s so commendable about Kremer and Moran s work is the way it blends the theoretical with the practical. Too often books of this nature can be too intimidating for the general reader and end…

APA Careers in PsychologyOctober 29, 2016 – 01:34 pm

APA Careers in Psychology

Broadly conceived, clinical psychology is concerned with the assessment and treatment of persons with mental disorders. Clinical psychologists assess and treat persons with a variety of mental disorders, ranging from less severe problems (e.g., marital difficulties, adjustment problems) to more severe disorders (e.g., psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia or mood disorders such as major depression or bipolar disorder). Clinical-forensic psychologists…

Youth Sports PsychologyOctober 26, 2016 – 01:20 pm

Youth Sports Psychology

Recent Youth Sports Psychology Articles What can sports kids learn from the US Open semifinal Upset? Kids can learn a lot from underdog Roberta Vinci’s surprise win over Serena Williams during the US Open’s semifinals Serena Williams is viewed as the best tennis player in the world. And Vinci is viewed as an und … [Read More] In Sessions with Doc,Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about managing perfectionism…

Sport Psychology Concepts and ApplicationOctober 20, 2016 – 12:13 pm

Sport Psychology Concepts and Application

An excellent text to offer more depth on theories and concepts within Sports Psychology and provide learners with a greater understanding of current psychological theories. The text helps in enforcing knowledge gained and also provides a plethora of references for further reading around any of the chapters covered within the text. - John Harrison, Tyne Metropolitan College This book provides a good introduction to sports psychology, and enables…

What is a Sports Psychologist?October 19, 2016 – 12:08 pm

What is a Sports Psychologist?

Sports psychologists help athletes perform at peak levels. They may function as trainers, consultants, or therapists. Sports psychologists may offer therapy for issues like eating disorders or career transitions. In some cases, the job includes helping athletes work through off-field problems and assisting them with rehabilitation after injury. Psychologists may offer therapy for issues like eating disorders or career transitions. This can entail…

World of PsychologyOctober 12, 2016 – 11:35 am

World of Psychology

World of Psychology is Psych Central’s premier and longest-running blog, focused on the expansive subject that is psychology, human behavior, mental health and illness, and the intersection of technology with all of these things. It is overseen by Dr. John Grohol, and features a regular set of contributors and guest bloggers from many different areas in the field of clinical practice, research and treatment. World of Psychology got its start on using…

Masters in Sports PsychologyOctober 4, 2016 – 08:23 am

Masters in Sports Psychology

Now choose from completing the program online or on-site in Pleasant Hill. The Master of Arts Sport Psychology program at JFK University has earned the distinction of one of the few in the United States that integrates performance enhancement techniques, counseling and sport science. The coursework provides students with a breadth of knowledge in research, theory, counseling, psychopathology, kinesiology, sport injury and the application of psychology…