School of Behavioral Science
Sport Psychology is an interdisciplinary program at Grace College that draws on knowledge from counseling psychology and sport management and Scripture. It involves the study of how psychological factors affect performance and how participation in sport and exercise affect psychological and physical factors. In addition to instruction and training of psychological skills for performance improvement, applied sport psychology may include work with athletes, coaches and parents regarding injury, communication and team building. This program encompasses a range of topics, including motivation to persist and achieve, psychological consideration in sport injury and rehabilitation, counseling techniques with athletes, assessing talent, self-perceptions related to achieving, expertise in sport, youth sport and performance enhancement-all from a Biblical perspective. The faculty at Grace College truly lived their lives in a way that allowed the light of Christ to shine through them.
Grace College prepared me not only to teach in the classroom but to be a lifelong learner, especially in my spiritual walk.
The Center for Sport Psychology, through a variety of unique programs and services, helps individual athletes, coaches and teams to reach their full potential by focusing upon and mastering the MENTAL ASPECTS of Sports, Fitness, Exercise, Rehabilitation, and Competition. Is a nationally recognized expert in sport psychology who has worked in the field for the past twenty-five years. He is a licensed psychologist who has worked extensively with athletes of all ages and skills levels, from youth sport through the Olympic and professional ranks. He is one of the only sport psychologists in the country who has worked with 3 professional sports teams in the same city at the same time. Dr.
Fish has also served as a sport psychology consultant for Saint Joseph’s University, the. Dr. Fish is a visiting lecturer at the Wingate Institute and Zinman College in Netanya, Israel, where he teaches about applied sport psychology and elite athletes. He has spoken nationwide on sport psychology at over 300 universities and is a popular presenter at a variety of athletic functions.
With a minor in sport psychology, you will be equipped to work with athletes, teams and coaches to help focus on how mental and emotional factors influence athletic performance. The sport psychology minor at Wilkes University, the only program of its kind in northeastern Pennsylvania, will provide you with a unique opportunity to learn psychological performance enhancement techniques while also exploring the scientific methodology of neuroscience to determine how individuals can perform at peak skill levels in athletics. Coursework will address common issues faced by athletes in all sports. These include anxiety, stress and anger management, as well as drug and alcohol abuse and relationship difficulties. Students majoring in psychology, education, sports management, communications, or physical and occupational therapy should consider the sport psychology minor, as the Association for Applied Sport Psychology anticipates a significant increase for trained professionals in this area of study.
Exercise and Sport Science
Sports Psychology is a growing area of interdisciplinary professional practice in the United States. Professionals working in sports psychology settings are expected to have an understanding of both the psychological and physical aspects of sports performance. This minor will expose students to the two different perspectives on sports performance, as well as, the knowledge and skills to work with health professionals from diverse backgrounds. These abilities are critical to success in the highly diverse and integrated landscape of modern health care services. If you are interested in the Sports Psychology minor, please contact your advisor.
Courses must not be required for the major field of study. Courses must not be required for major field of study; Psychology majors cannot take more than two PSYC courses. Students who complete a BA/BS degree in Psychology can minor in Sports Psychology, but PSYC courses used for the major will not also count for the minor.
Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology
The Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology aims at a vehicle of transmission and diffusion of Exercise and Sports Psychology. Its intention is the scientific diffusion of all of those research projects, either theoretical or applied, such as the professional practice and experiences which are being carried out in our socio-geographic and cultural environment. Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology is indexed on the following databases: Web of Science , Scopus , Latindex , EBSCO , Google Scholar h5 index: 16 and various well-reputed indexing sites. We intend to gain the highest possible level of quality. Open access is the practice of providing free and unrestricted online access to the products of research.
It is dramatically changing the world of scholarly publishing. We are proud to offer flexible publishing options for international researchers who wish to make their research available as open access.
Applied Sport Psychology
Oliver Stoll resolves the picture of the psychologist with his patients sitting on a sofa talking about their problems. As a sport psychologist he works where his patients are: on the road, inside the water, cycling, running, training. That job might generate a lot of weekend work and travelling, but he also tells us why it is worth it. Oliver Stoll studied sports science, psychology and pedagogy at the University of Giessen as well as at the College of Charleston. In the field of sports science at the University of Giessen.
In 1995 he joined the University of Leipzig as a scientific assistant. With the focus on sports psychology and sports education, he became professor of sports science at the University of Halle in 2002. He developed the first university master’s program in sports psychology in Germany. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.