Definition of Sports PsychologyApril 22, 2017 – 05:34 pm

Definition of Sports Psychology

Sports psychologist motivates football players in the locker room. Photo Credit Mike Powell/DigitalVision/Getty Images Success or failure on the field often depends on mental factors as much as physical ones. Sport psychologists recognize the dramatic impact of the athlete s mindset, and focus on preparing the mind to overcome obstacles on the field while boosting confidence for optimal performance. By definition, sport psychology is the study of…

Graduate Schools for Sports PsychologyApril 4, 2017 – 05:11 pm

Graduate Schools for Sports Psychology

Sports psychology masters programs are quickly becoming a necessary prerequisite in order to be competitive in the field. The field of sports psychology may boast unique opportunities for those interested in sports, health, or exercise. There may be a limited number of potential career opportunities available to sports psychologists. Earning a master s degree in sports psychology will allow students to apply for certification by the Association for…

Sports Psychology Undergraduate ProgramsMarch 8, 2017 – 05:00 pm

Sports Psychology Undergraduate Programs

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Sport Psychology at Adams State combines Human Performance & Physical Education with Psychology. The degree offers students the opportunity to learn more about psychological concepts and apply these to a sport context as well as develop an understanding of sport and exercise psychology. Our program increases student understanding of: sports participants, environments, and group processes performance enhancing…

Journal of Sports and Exercise PsychologyMarch 5, 2017 – 05:00 pm

Journal of Sports and Exercise Psychology

The Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology ( JSEP ) publishes peer-reviewed research articles by leading world scholars that explore the interactions between psychology and exercise and sport performance, editorials about contemporary issues in the field, abstracts of current research on sport and exercise psychology, and book reviews. The Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology is an official publication of the North American Society…

Exercise and Sports PsychologyFebruary 18, 2017 – 04:45 pm

Exercise and Sports Psychology

Major Point: Undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in sport and exercise psychology can broaden their understanding of the field by taking courses in psychology and exercise science, assisting with research, volunteer coaching, and communicating with current SEP professionals. How do I become a sport psychologist? Due to the increasing visibility of the field of sport and exercise psychology (SEP), questions such as this…

Sports Psychology for DummiesJanuary 28, 2017 – 04:15 pm

Sports Psychology for Dummies

For every athlete, coach, and parent! Mental conditioning is as critical as physical conditioning to sports success. Sports Psychology For Dummies offers readers a comprehensive program to gain the winning edge, providing training tips and techniques along with helpful advice to keep in mind while competing. Readers will learn how to: Strengthen concentration Develop routines that will lead to consistent improvement Regulate energy to avoid exhaustion…

Sports Psychology QuotesJanuary 16, 2017 – 04:08 pm

Sports Psychology Quotes

These quotes are about getting the motivation to get up and have a go. I hope you find some motivation in them. To begin, begin. - Peter Nivio Zarlenga A good beginning makes a good end. - English Proverb Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished. - Decimus Magnus Ausonius The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind…