PSYC 791W (2SY) - Special Topics

Spc Top/Sport&Performance Psyc

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Psychology
Online Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16691
Built-in-Books Fee: $46.25 
New or specialized courses are presented under this listing. Advanced material not normally covered in a regular course offering in which instructor has specialized knowledge through research and study. May be repeated for different topics. Prereqs: PSYC 402, PSYC 502, and other prerequisites when offered.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.
Equivalent(s): PSYC 791
Only listed campus in section: Durham, Manchester
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 T 9:10am - 12:00pm ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

Topic: Sport and Performance Psychology

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. WI

Books and Course Materials: This course section is participating in UNH’s Built-in-Books and Course Materials program which offers materials at below market rates. Information about this program can be found at this link: