Colleges with Sports Psychology MajorsAugust 27, 2016 – 02:24 pm

Colleges with Sports Psychology Majors

How can psychology be used to improve motivation and performance? How does physical activity improve mental health and overall well-being? How do stress and other psychological factors affect health and wellness? These are some of the questions you’ll explore as a student in this exciting program. You’ll engage in original research projects in collaboration with faculty and have the opportunity to assist with ongoing research into biofeedback as a…

Kids Sports PsychologyAugust 24, 2016 – 01:32 pm

Kids Sports Psychology

Instill Confidence and Champion Mindsets in Young Athletes We’re certain that, as a parents, you want to help your child develop confidence and discipline in sports and life. And as a sports parent, you’d love for your children to reach their potential in sports. But encouraging your child to strive for greatness without pressuring them can be a challenge. It’s no secret that sports success is linked closely to an athlete’s mental toughness. If your…

Journal of Applied Sport PsychologyAugust 21, 2016 – 01:03 pm

Journal of Applied Sport Psychology

The Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology (CSSEP) is AASP s new journal planned as a primarily online, peer-reviewed journal focusing on providing practitioners, students, and instructors with case studies showing different approaches (strategies) and methods (tactics) for doing sport and exercise psychology consulting, covering a wide variety of issues and topics that arise in the profession from around the world. Application: To apply, candidates…

Psychology Jobs in the MilitaryAugust 14, 2016 – 12:29 pm

Psychology Jobs in the Military

As a clinical psychologist in the U.S. Army, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a rewarding patient base — Soldiers and their families — in a variety of settings, and conduct vital, life-saving research alongside committed and focused colleagues. Job Duties Apply psychological principles, theories, methods and techniques through direct patient services, consultation, education and research in problems of human effectiveness, adjustment and emotional…

Degree in Sports PsychologyAugust 8, 2016 – 12:03 pm

Degree in Sports Psychology

Sports psychologists study the mental effects of physical competition and counsel athletes with performance-related disorders. Those interested in formal education in this field can pursue a relevant master s or doctoral degree. Master s students get an understanding of mental processes and learn how to identify and treat psychological roadblocks to optimal physical performance. Direct training is gained with clinical fieldwork. Applicants must have…

Colleges that offer Sports PsychologyJuly 30, 2016 – 11:08 am

Colleges that offer Sports Psychology

Olivet College is one of a handful of schools now offering an undergraduate major in sports psychology. Sport psychology provides students with the behavioral knowledge, understanding and skills to enhance the physical and mental performance of those participating in recreation, fitness/exercise and sport settings. With this major, you will receive extensive training in sport and exercise science, in addition to taking a number of psychology courses…

Sports Psychology MajorJuly 22, 2016 – 09:18 am

Sports Psychology Major

For many people, playing sports is a fun way to stay fit, and compete with friends and peers. A select few might also make a pretty decent living by playing professional sports. But what makes some strive to play sports, to compete? What makes some push themselves to their limits for nothing more than the satisfaction of winning? How does playing sports affect people mentally and emotionally? These are just a few of the questions that sport psychologists…