Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology
The journal about sport, exercise and performance psychology. »
Exercise and Sport Psychology Newsletter
Featuring articles from the division president, interviews with sports psychologists and book reviews. »
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Sport Psychology Resources
Div. 47 has accumulated a set of resources for sport and exercise psychology professionals.
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.