Great Careers in the Sports Industry: Dream Jobs in Sports Psychology, 1st Edition

  • Jessica Shaw
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1538381451
  • ISBN-13: 9781538381458
  • DDC: 796.023
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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About

Overview

For those who enjoy sports and are interested in the field of psychology, a career in sports psychology might be a perfect fit. This comprehensive guide offers readers essential information about sports psychology, including its history, areas of specialization within the field, an in-depth look at the work sports psychologists do, academic requirements, potential job growth and outlook, and valuable resources for those who wish to pursue this career. Becoming a sports psychologist requires hard work and great academic effort, but for those who rise to the challenge, it offers a dynamic, rewarding career path unlike any other.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Overview of Sports Psychology.
2: Laying the Groundwork.
3: Pursuing Sports Psychology in College.
4: Sports Psychologists at Work: Giving Athletes an Edge.
5: Sports Psychologists at Work: Important Jobs in a Thriving Profession.
6: The Future of Sports Psychology.
7: College and University Sports Psychology Programs.
8: Dream Jobs in Sports Psychology at a Glance.
9: Bureau of Labor Statistics Information.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.