PSY 210 Sport Psychology, 3 credits

The course is designed to introduce students to the field of sport and exercise psychology by providing a broad overview of the major topics in the area. Specifically, the class will examine the following: 1) the influence that psychology and personal atributes have in directing involvement in sport and exercise activities; 2) pscyological skills training (PST) and the use of psychological factors in order to promote increased enjoyment and enhance performance; and 3) how sport and psychology are interwoven to influence our physical and mental well-being.

Prerequisite: PSY 123 (approved 10/2/2014. First offered Spring 2015)