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…

Sports Psychology JobsJuly 9, 2016 – 08:23 am

Sports Psychology Jobs

Sport Psychology and sports psychology jobs focus on “the scientific study of people and their behaviors in sport and exercise activities and the practical application of that knowledge” (Weinberg & Gould, 2003). The Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a concentration in Sport Psychology allows students interested in sports psychology jobs to pursue knowledge and experience in one or more of the three different domains of the field: clinical…

Sport Psychology for CoachesJuly 8, 2016 – 08:15 am

Sport Psychology for Coaches

We marvel at the steely nerves, acute concentration, and flawless execution exhibited on the 18th green, at the free-throw line, in the starting blocks, and on the balance beam. While state-of-the-art training regimens have extended athletes’ physical boundaries, more and more coaches are realizing the importance of sport psychology in taking athletic performance to new levels. Tomorrow’s record-breaking accomplishments will not be the result of athletes’…

Sports Psychology PHD ProgramsJuly 6, 2016 – 08:10 am

Sports Psychology PHD Programs

Graduate study in Sport and Exercise Psychology addresses how social and psychological factors influence participation and performance in physical activity, as well as how involvement in physical activity influences the psychological make-up of the individual. We are interested in recruiting people who are passionate about research in Sport and Exercise Psychology into both our masters and doctoral programs. Topics discussed in sport and exercise…

Board Certified PsychologistJune 29, 2016 – 07:33 am

Board Certified Psychologist

The American public is accustomed to health care provided by physicians who are board certified. Did you know, though, that being board certified is not required? However, we have grown to expect that when we go to a doctor, that person is board certified. Physicians and psychologists alike are licensed and can legally practice without being board certified. Board certification is an additional, voluntary process that one goes through to demonstrate…