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KIN 440 - Sport Psychology

3 credits (Hrs: 3 Lec.)
This course is designed to examine and apply the psychological effects of sports on human behavior. This is accomplished by investigations of various concepts and theories which analyze sports, exercise, and physical activity. Topics of discussion include: anxiety, arousal, attention, personality structures, motivation and intervention strategies. It will also introduce the student to skill development; the coach-parent-playerrelationship; coaching effectiveness; stress regulation (relaxation and energizing methods); goal-setting; concentration and attention training; use of imagery and visualization; staleness and burnout; and characteristics of peak performers.

Course generally offered 1st semester.



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