Dec 16, 2018  
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

ATH 375 - Sports and Exercise Psychology


This course is designed to introduce students to the psychological factors that influence individual and group sport and exercise participation and performance. Various mental training skills can enhance one’s athletic performance; therefore, the areas of stress, motivation, goal-setting, leadership, and imagery will be explored. Students will review psychological skills training (PST) techniques used to enhance sport and exercise performance. The issues of management of eating disorders, substance abuse, burnout, overtraining, self-confidence, motivation, anxiety, stress management, concentration, attention control, visualization, leadership, group cohesion, and communication will be covered. Prerequisites: PE 226 , AHMS 210 , ATH 315   (3)