Sports and Exercise Psychology

Sports Psychology is an interdisciplinary science that draws on knowledge from many related fields including biomechanics, physiology, kinesiology and psychology. It involves the study of how psychological factors affect performance and how participation in sport and exercise affect psychological and physical factors.

Sports Psychologists are interested in two main areas:helping athletes use psychological principles to achieve optimal mental health and to improve performance (performance enhancement) and; understanding how participation in sport, exercise and physical activity affects an individual's psychological development, health and well-being throughout the lifespan.

  • Applied sport and exercise psychology
  • Psychosocial factors in physical activity
  • Personality and motivation
  • Educational sport psychologists
  • Psychosocial factors in physical activity

Related Conference of Sports and Exercise Psychology

October 19-20, 2017

25th World Summit on Psychology, Psychiatry & Psychotherapy

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November 20-21, 2017

28th International Conference on Psychiatry & Mental Health

Melbourne, Australia
December 07-08, 2017

29th World Psychiatrists Meet

Dubai, UAE
May 21-22, 2018 [10 Plenary Forums- 1 Happiness Event]

29th World Summit on Positive Psychology, Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

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