PSYC 791 (1ON) - Advanced Topics

Adv Top/Sport & Perform. Psyc

Durham   Liberal Arts > Psychology
Credits: 4.0
Term: January 2020 - January Term - online (12/27/2019 - 01/18/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 30065
Advanced material in which instructor has specialized knowledge through research and study. May be repeated for different offerings. Topics under this listing may be used to fulfill a major requirement in category CII. A) Psychology as a Social Science, B) Social Psychology, C) Personality, D) Abnormal/Counseling, E) History of Psychology, F) Child Development, G) Adult Development. Prereq: PSYC 402; PSYC 502; plus other prerequisites when offered, or permission. Special fee with some topics.
Section Comments: Full title: Advanced Topics: Sport & Performance Psychology
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.
Equivalent(s): PSYC 791W
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: Susan Hess

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
12/27/2019 1/18/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

This course is a comprehensive study of the field of sport and performance psychology that is informed by current research and contemporary practice.  We will explore learning, motivation, and social interaction in sport, mental training skills for performance enhancement, and the enhancement of health and well-being for the athletes through sport psychology.  The prevention and reporting of misconduct and abuse within sport is discussed.  We will also consider the application of mental training skills for optimal performance outside of the context of sport. Students will be expected to develop a psychological skills training program as part of the course.

Prereq: Psyc 402; 502; or permission.