Student athletes will develop insight and principles of the psychology of sports by examining fundamental ideas, supported by research literature, that apply to athletic performance. Students will examine the behavior of sport and exercise participants such as: role of self-confidence and goal setting; and effectiveness of behavioral and cognitive intervention in sport. Strategies will include: coping, relaxation, imagery, hypnotism, energizing, and psychological-skills training.
Prerequisites: PSY 100, EWPC 103 or permission of program director.
PSY 326 Sports Psychology