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Interterm Classes

Introduction to Sport Psychology

CPSY 1100 - 4 credits

Dates: August 18 -29, 2014
Days: Monday - Friday
Times: 9 am - 1 pm
Instructor: Jamie Shapiro

Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts and intervention techniques of sport psychology. Students will learn about how psychological factors impact participation,
enjoyment, and performance in sport and physical activity. Students will also increase their
understanding of how participation in sport and physical activity affect an individual’s psychological characteristics. Topics covered will include: motivation theory applied to sport, team dynamics, an introduction to psychological skills training, and the psychology of sport injury. Students will acquire knowledge that is applicable to various domains, including coaching, teaching, observing, and participating in sport or physical activity.

Contact: Jamie Shapiro at Jamie.Shapiro@du.edu


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