|academic exercise and sport psychologist
general adaptation syndrome
clinical exercise and sport psychologist
exercise dependence syndrome
|applied exercise and sport psychologist
educational sport psychologist
primary exercise dependence
secondary exercise dependence
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- What is sport psychology?
- What is exercise psychology?
- Describe three theoretical approaches used in exercise and sport psychology. What are some research methodologies used in exercise and sport psychology?
- Identify two general objectives of exercise and sport psychology.
- Describe three roles of exercise and sport psychology specialists.
- What career opportunities are there in exercise and sport psychology?
- What are current areas of research in exercise and sport psychology?
- Define overtraining, staleness, and burnout in sport.
- Go to the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology (AAASP) website (www.appliedsportpsych.org).
- a. What audiences has this site been designed to provide information for?
- b. What types of membership are available?
- c. What are the benefits of membership?
- d. What are the requirements for certification?
- Go to the American Psychological Association Division 47 website (www.apa.org/about/division/div47.aspx).
- a. Why did this division form?
- b. What are the benefits of student membership?
- Go to the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) website (www.naspspa.org).
- a. What are the society’s three functions?
- b. Where is the upcoming national convention? How much does it cost to attend as a student or as a professional? What does your registration cover (all benefits)?
- Go to the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) website (www.issponline.org).
- a. What is the ISSP mission?
- b. What benefits are gained by becoming a member?
- c. What types of membership are available?
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