Sport Studies

Advanced Sport Psychology

Sport Studies Department 470

This course looks into contemporary research topics in the field of psychology in sport and exercise settings. Students will study advanced team-building, leadership literature, and specialized topics of dysfunction, such as injury coping, burnout, slump-busting, drug abuse and addiction, aggression in sports, and eating disorders. Other more practical topics such as emotional/social intelligence, character development, assertiveness and empathy, trust and respect, and behavior modification will be examined and discussed.