The Bachelor of Arts in Sport Psychology from National University will give you a comprehensive introduction to the modern and growing field of psychology as it relates to sports and performance. A degree in sport psychology will prepare you for employment as a professional coach, focusing on performance, motivation, and the psychological benefits of sports and athletics. Throughout the program you’ll explore the reasons and factors that influence people to participate in physical activity and understand how a person’s emotions and mental state can affect athletic performance. Graduates in sport psychology can build a career in coaching or continue on to graduate programs at the master’s or doctoral level.
Entire program can be completed online
Explore trends in individual and team sport psychology
Learn how psychological factors can influence performance
Apply techniques to increase performance and reduce anxiety
Examine the history of sport psychology and its role in contemporary psychology
Learn how diversity and multiculturalism influence group interactions
Apply psychological theory as a tool for effective coaching
Learn sport and psychology terminology for effective speaking and writing
Discuss legal and ethical issues in sports and performance enhancement
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