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Sports Psychology
SPORTS PSYCH
CLASS CODE: PE 330 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: EXERCISE & SPORTS SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: To analyze and study the mind and movement as it applies to the psychological principles of activity in sports and activity.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Class will include coaching philosophy, sport psychology, motivational technique, and an examination of different coaching styles. Students will learn how to plan effective practice schedules and other essential team procedures.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The student will learn:
1. To define sports psychology
2. Do sports psychology research
3. Learn how to focus on the mental aspects of sport performance.
4. How to deal with the behavior of athletes
REQUIREMENTS: The student will:
1. Pass written and practical testing.
3. Do projects approved or assigned by instructor.
4. Attend class and participate
5. Learn through discussion, research, lecture, experience, situation learning, and study analysis
PREREQUISITES: Recommended PEC 350, PEC 333, PEC 334
OTHER: Class meets two days a week for lecture
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004