Instructors: Shawn Arent, M.S.; Rafer Lutz, M.S.
09:15 – 10:30 TTH 65902 PEBE 211 Final Exam: Thursday, Dec
16th: 7:40 – 9:30 am (Arent)
12:15 – 1:30 TTH 89094 PEBE 219 Final Exam: Tuesday, Dec 14th: 12:20 – 2:10 pm (Lutz)
Office: PE East 168
Office Hours: See Instructor
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Application of psychological techniques and their use to improve effectiveness and performance in sport and related areas (e.g., exercise and wellness, music, and academics).
Students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of applied sport psychology techniques
2. Demonstrate more effective daily living skills
3. Demonstrate knowledge of basic theory and concepts that are the foundation of applied sport psychology
Texts and Readings:
1. Martens: Coaches Guide to Sport Psychology
2. Assigned Handouts and Articles
Each exam will be worth 40 points. Exams will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Exams will only cover material presented since the prior exam.
You the student are responsible for asking for all missed material, announcements, and assignments.
Case Studies – Two case studies will be completed in class as group projects. One case study will be started in class then taken home to be completed individually. The take-home case study will be due and turned-in to class one week later.
Homework – Several assignments are to be completed outside of class. Homework assignments are due at the beginning of class. Homework grades will be reduced if turned in late.
In-class assignments – Assignments will be given during class time and turned-in at the end of class. These may consist of quizzes, exercises, presentations, and writing assignments. All in class assignments (case studies, in-class assignments, class participation) cannot be made up, however, extra credit may be substituted for two in-class assignments.
Psychological Skills Project
Complete directions will be passed out during the semester. The assignment is due IN CLASS on December 7th.
Extra credit will consist of participation in an approved research project. Details will be provided later in the semester.
% of Grade Points Graded
20 40 Midterm #1
20 40 Midterm #2
20 40 Final
20 40 Psychological Skills Program
10 20 Case Studies / Homework
10 20 In-Class Assignments /Class Participation
10 possible Extra Credit
< 120 E
24-Aug T Introduction / Overview
26-Aug TH Developing Your Mission
31-Aug T Time Management
2-Sep TH Coaching Basics Chapter 1
7-Sep T Goal Setting Chapter 10
9-Sep TH Self-efficacy
14-Sep T Case Studies (Commitment, Dedication & Goal Setting)
16-Sep TH Personality and Performance
21-Sep T Personality and Performance
23-Sep TH Character Development & Sportspersonship
28-Sep T Midterm #1
30-Sep TH Motivation/Attributions Chapter 2
5-Oct T Case Study (Motivation)
7-Oct TH Group Dynamics Chapter 3-4
12-Oct T Group Dynamics
14-Oct TH Social Facilitation/Social Loafing
19-Oct T Introduction to Psychological Skills Training Chapter 5
21-Oct TH Self-talk
26-Oct T Case Study (Confidence & Expectations of Others)
28-Oct TH Imagery Application Chapter 6
2-Nov T Midterm #2
4-Nov TH Stress/Anxiety/Arousal Chapter 8
9-Nov T Stress/Anxiety/Arousal
11-Nov TH VETERAN'S DAY - NO CLASS
16-Nov T Relaxation Training
18-Nov TH Biofeedback
23-Nov T Hypnosis/Project Workshop
25-Nov TH THANKSGIVING - NO CLASS
30-Nov T Attention/Concentration Chapter 9
2-Dec TH Psychophysiology of Sport
7-Dec T Preparing for Competition/Preperformance Routines Project Due
9-Dec TH Reading Day
Shawn's Class: Final Exam: Thursday,
Dec 16th: 7:40 – 9:30am PEBE 211
Rafer's Class: Final Exam: Tuesday, Dec 14th: 12:20 – 2:10pm PEBE 219