Introduces the psychological skills, methods, and self-regulatory strategies in sport and exercise, and shows how sport psychologists, coaches, therapists, athletes, and fitness specialists use these skills and methods to positively affect sport and exercise participation, performance, motivation and enjoyment. The psychological skills and methods will be presented via discussion of underlying theory and specific intervention techniques. Theoretical frameworks for sport and exercise-related educational counseling across a variety of contexts and individual differences will be discussed.
Prerequisite: C or better in PSYC 131.
(PCS 1.1, 3 credit hours, 3 hours lecture, 0 hours lab)