PSY 333: Psychology in Sports
Prerequisite: PSY 101, 205, and one content methods course (PSY 390/391/392/393/394/395/396); PSY majors only
Investigates behavior in high-level competitive sports and noncompetitive sport activities. Study in the field, which has theoretical, applied and clinical aspects, focuses on athletes, coaches, teams, and spectators.
Section 7501: Undergraduate Lecture
Attention Students: Per the Psychology Department; if you have completed PSY101 General Psychology, you have permission to register for this Summer 2021 PSY333 Psychology in Sports course. The other course pre-requisites mentioned above will be waived. Thank you. Course Details: This course will review the major social / psychological theories utilized in current sport psychology research. The practical applications of these theoretical constructs will be emphasized through discussion of techniques used to maximize participation and healthy behavior in sport. The course will include both theory and application. The first part will introduce major social/psychological theories that explain sport behaviors. Personality, motivation, attention, and anxiety are examples of constructs that will be explored. The second part of the course will discuss intervention strategies and techniques. This will emphasize the practical applications of sport psychology. For example, a coach, consultant, or trainer working with an athlete to improve performance.