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Understanding the Psychology of Sports | Learners Edge

Understanding the Psychology of Sports
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Graduate Credits
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More than just physical performance, excelling in sports is a mental game athletes can win, if they have the strategies and psychological strength they need to be successful. Learning about the psychology of sport is another way educators can support student athletes both off and on the field. In this course, you will explore the foundations of sports psychology, and investigate the 9 Mental Skills of Successful Athletes and how to apply them. Discover how factors like racism, inequities, and drugs can create barriers to athletic performance and understand how nutrition, sleep, and hydration impact athletic ability. Leave the course with a newfound knowledge about the mental game of sports.
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Summer 2024
Registration Open: Dec 16, 2023 - Jul 15, 2024
Coursework Due: Aug 15, 2024
Fall 2024
Registration Open: Mar 16, 2024 - Oct 22, 2024
Coursework Due: Nov 15, 2024
This course does not have a textbook
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