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Last approved: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:19:15 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (EXNS)
Applied Sport Psychology
Applied Sport Psychology
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EXNS 2117


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EXSC 3102 - Applied Sport Psychology
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Theoretical perspectives and practical aspects of applied sport psychology. Psychological skills and peak mental performance. Development and practical application of mental skills programs for athletes and methods of assessing psychological skills in sports settings. Qualifications and training routes for becoming a sport psychologist and professional and ethical issues.
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: • Demonstrate an understanding of the history and development of applied sport psychology • Demonstrate an understanding of the key aspects of peak mental performance in sport • Identify a range of psychological skills and empirical support for their use in sports settings • Demonstrate a practical understanding of the application of mental skills training to specific athletes, teams and sport situations • Demonstrate an understanding of various programs of implementation for developing the psychological components of sport performance • Identify a range of methods of assessing mental skills in sport, including relative strengths and weakness of each method • Appreciate both professional and ethical issues in applied sport psychology and identify a clear training route for becoming a sport psychologist • Identify, analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and employ information resources and/or other forms of supporting evidence appropriate and relevant to scholarly work in applied sport psychology • • Present information in a professional and meaningful way in a variety of written and oral forms
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