BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Sport Psychology



$ 579.00

Instructor: Julianne Holt-Lunstad
Credits: 3.00

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PSYCH 307 (Writing within Psychology) & PSYCH 309 (Psychological Testing) & PSYCH 310 (Psychological Research Design and Analysis); or instructor's consent.


Application of psychological principles to sporting activities.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Motivation
Lesson 2: Exercise
Lesson 3: Optimal Levels of Anxiety, Intensity, or Arousal
Lesson 4: Mental Imagery, Self-Talk, and Concentration
Lesson 5: Relaxation Training: Calming the Physiology
Lesson 6: Goals, Self-Regulation, Self-Efficacy, Sport Self-Confidence, and Mental Toughness
Lesson 7: Choking Under Pressure and Performance Anxiety
Lesson 8: Self-handicapping, Procrastination, and Perfectionism
Lesson 9: Learned Helplessness and Performance Inhibition due to Personality Factors
Lesson 10: Burnout and Sport Injuries
Lesson 11: Gender and Sport
Lesson 12: Ethnic and Cultural Differences and Sport
Lesson 13: Youth and Sport
Lesson 14: Leadership, Coaching, Team Cohesiveness, Efficacy, and Goals

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.

   No Materials required for this course!