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Sport Psychology Session 2 Sport Psychology
Session objectives <ul><li>Explain why athletes use sport psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Identify athletes who may benefit f...
Recap - What is Sport Psychology? <ul><li>“Sport psychology is the scientific study of pe____ and their be_____ in sport a...
Recap-Factors associated with sport psychology Psychology M S/A L P A
Factors associated with sport psychology Psychology Motivation Stress/Anxiety Leadership Personality Arousal
Recap-Who uses sport psychology <ul><li>C_____ </li></ul><ul><li>P______ </li></ul><ul><li>M_______ </li></ul><ul><li>S___...
What do sport psychologists do? <ul><li>Psychology of coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological aspects of performance enha...
Why use Sport Psychology? <ul><li>IMPROVE PERFORMANCE! </li></ul><ul><li>This is the most common reason for consulting a s...
Why use Sport Psychology? <ul><li>TO OVERCOME THE PRESSURES OF COMPETITION </li></ul><ul><li>Athletes at all levels look f...
Why use Sport Psychology?
Why use Sport Psychology? <ul><li>England European Champions 2012? </li></ul><ul><li>World Champions 2014? </li></ul>
Why use Sport Psychology?
Why Use Sport Psychology?
Why use Sport Psychology? <ul><li>To provide psychological assistance with injury rehabilitation .   </li></ul><ul><li>Ath...
Why use Sport Psychology? <ul><li>Confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment </li></ul><ul><l...
Activity <ul><li>List as many individuals and teams that you think will benefit from using sport psychology on a regular b...
Session objectives <ul><li>Explain why athletes use sport psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Identify athletes who may benefit f...
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Session 2 sport psychology

  1. 1. Sport Psychology Session 2 Sport Psychology
  2. 2. Session objectives <ul><li>Explain why athletes use sport psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Identify athletes who may benefit from using sport psychology skills in the future </li></ul>
  3. 3. Recap - What is Sport Psychology? <ul><li>“Sport psychology is the scientific study of pe____ and their be_____ in sport and exercise contexts and the practical applications of that knowledge” </li></ul><ul><li>(Gill 1979) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Recap-Factors associated with sport psychology Psychology M S/A L P A
  5. 5. Factors associated with sport psychology Psychology Motivation Stress/Anxiety Leadership Personality Arousal
  6. 6. Recap-Who uses sport psychology <ul><li>C_____ </li></ul><ul><li>P______ </li></ul><ul><li>M_______ </li></ul><ul><li>S____ p____________ </li></ul><ul><li>Ph______________ </li></ul>
  7. 7. What do sport psychologists do? <ul><li>Psychology of coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological aspects of performance enhancement </li></ul><ul><li>Injury prevention/rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Research areas of sport psychology </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why use Sport Psychology? <ul><li>IMPROVE PERFORMANCE! </li></ul><ul><li>This is the most common reason for consulting a sport psychology professional. </li></ul><ul><li>performance can be enhanced through the teaching of mental strategies that help ineffective performers overcome obstacles that prevent them from reaching their potential. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why use Sport Psychology? <ul><li>TO OVERCOME THE PRESSURES OF COMPETITION </li></ul><ul><li>Athletes at all levels look for help in dealing with the pressures of competition. Pressures may stem from parental and/or coach expectations as well as the athlete's own expectations regarding performance. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Why use Sport Psychology?
  11. 11. Why use Sport Psychology? <ul><li>England European Champions 2012? </li></ul><ul><li>World Champions 2014? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Why use Sport Psychology?
  13. 13. Why Use Sport Psychology?
  14. 14. Why use Sport Psychology? <ul><li>To provide psychological assistance with injury rehabilitation . </li></ul><ul><li>Athletes with injuries may request assistance adjusting to not participating adhering to physical therapy, tolerating pain, or other issues. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Why use Sport Psychology? <ul><li>Confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Relaxation </li></ul><ul><li>Composure </li></ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul>
  16. 16. Activity <ul><li>List as many individuals and teams that you think will benefit from using sport psychology on a regular basis. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide reasons for your answers </li></ul>
  17. 17. Session objectives <ul><li>Explain why athletes use sport psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Identify athletes who may benefit from using sport psychology skills in the future </li></ul>

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