Graduate Catalog

SES-537 SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

Provides an in-depth focus on the conceptual elements of contemporary psychoanalytic, cognitive, social, existential, and systematic theories of personality and behavior change as applied to sport. Includes selected readings, lectures, and student discussion. Seeks to develop an appreciation for the psychology of optimal performance, as well as other psychological issues involved in the evaluation and future directions of contemporary sport. Critically examines the gender, class, and culture adequacy of sport psychology theory.

Credits

3

Distribution

Sport & Exercise Sciences