Interested in sport or physical activity? Ever wondered how an athlete develops "mental toughness"? Learn about Sport and Exercise Psychology this Summer ONLINE!!!

05/09/2012

Contributed by Justine Vosloo

Do you play a sport? Ever wondered what you could do to improve your own performance? Curious to learn more about the mental preparation of high school, college, elite and professional athletes? Ever wondered what you could do to improve your motivation to exercise? Then this class is for you! 

This summer, EXSS 20200 - Sport and Exercise Psychology will be offered online during Summer Session I. Course attributes: GE 1: Self & Society, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences

This course is an introduction to all the psychological factors that influence individual and group sport and exercise participation. Mental Skill Training techniques such as goal setting, imagery, relaxation training, concentration etc. will be discussed. This course will also discuss how these mental skills and other techniques can be used to improve performance, self-confidence, manage anxiety and stress, improve concentration, motivation, and leadership, among other topics. The psychology of burnout, injury and exercise adherence will also be explored. 

This class is completely online, and can be completed at your own pace to accommodate your summer plans. 

Course number: EXSS 20200 - Sport and Exercise Psychology

When: May 29-June 29, 2012 (Summer Session I)

3 Credits

Course attributes: GE 1: Self & Society, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences

Questions? Contact the instructor: Justine Vosloo - jvosloo@ithaca.edu

0 Comments



http://www.ithaca.edu/intercom/article.php/20120424152748586