Exercise and Sport Psychology

 We welcome psychologists and exercise and sport scientists interested in research, teaching and service.

Join Division 47

We welcome psychologists and exercise and sport scientists interested in research, training, and service.

The journal publishes papers about sport, exercise and performance psychology for applied scientists and practitioners.

Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology

Read the official publication of Division 47. 

Support social justice activism by athletes

Athlete Activism

Division 47 has developed several resources to support social justice activisim by athletes.

Sport Psychology Resources

Div. 47 has accumulated a set of resources for sport and exercise psychology professionals.

SportPsych Works

Published three times per year SportPsych Works is a newsletter-style fact sheet publication of APA Div. 47.

Proficiency in Sport Psychology

Sport psychology is a multidisciplinary field spanning psychology, sport science and medicine. The APA proficiency recognizes sport psychology as a postgraduate focus after a doctoral degree in one of the primary areas of psychology and licensure as a psychologist. 

The proficiency encompasses training in the development and use of psychological skills for optimal performance of athletes, in the well-being of athletes, in the systemic issues associated with sports settings and organizations and in developmental and social aspects of sports participation.

Div. 47 Committees

Join one of the division’s committees.