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1 Seating for Today W2L Cell Phones – Be PROACTIVE!

2 Journals/Reminder Handout See Schedule *One should be about your reasons for taking this class

3 Disclosures Cell Phones Participation Grading *Signature Form DUE SEPTEMBER 4 th

4 Due Date Reminders – Sept. 4 Notebook 1.W2L/Paper Journals/Journal Paper 2.Notes/Handouts Disclosure/Who Am I?/Notes Today 3.Assignments Who Am I? Prepare to present to class Bring music sample (if youd like) Disclosure Signature Form

5 Class Basics Discussion-Based Reading/Writing/Talking Practice taking notes – not re-writing everything verbatim Occasionally I give a note-taking guide Abbreviate Symbolize Reflect Moving/20 – 20 Rule

6 Classroom Introduction Turn in Pick up Sharpen/Staple/Tape Kleenex/Sanitize Garbage/Recycle All Other Stuff

7 Introduction to Sport Psychology

8 Contents of Class Textbook Closing the Gap Applied Sport Psychology for High School David L. Rockwood Six Sections 29 Chapters (See back of Who Am I? instructions.)

9 I.Foundational Factors II.Confidence and Focus Factors III.Motivational Factors IV.Mental Factors V.Emotional and Social Factors

10 Foundational Factors Chapter 1- Introduction to Sport Psychology

11 The greatest honor a man can have is what he achieves with his hands and feet. - Homer From the beginnings of human civilization, the ideals of the great WARRIOR and those of the great ATHLETE have shared this common quality: HONOR

12 What Is Sport? Play Recreation Games Sport

13 PLAY: an informal activity, lacking structure or rules no defined goal or objective. Often, we engage in PLAY simply to pass the time.

14 RECREATION: an activity we engage in for diversion or fitness a step up from play, because it may have a defined goal or purpose (like getting in shape), but lacks formal structure, rules, or the ability to win at it any rules are internally created (not formal)

15 GAMES: more formal, organized activities internal AND external rules often, the goal is to win do NOT have institutionally structured framework, like tournaments or leagues

16 SPORT: a competitive activity involving at least two competitors requires physical skill has formal rules, occurs within an organizational framework Junior Jazz Utah High School Athletic Association NBA NFL


18 Brief History of Sports For as long as people have been around, they have been trying to outdo each other in one way or another. Cave art from 30,000 years ago shows evidence of ancient archery contests.

19 Sumaria, 3000 BC: evidence of formal boxing and wrestling

20 In ancient Greece: ballgames and swimming contests

21 Ancient Greece: Olympics Beginning in 2500 BC Men only Track and field events: sprinting, long distance running, discus throw, javelin throw, long jump Combat events: boxing, wrestling, pankration

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23 Ancient Greeks believed that physical fitness and athletic competitions were an essential part of human development for everyone, and physical training was included in the education of all Greeks. Aristotle: The education of the body must precede that of the intellect. Reflect agree/disagree? Why?

24 Ancient Rome Version of sports different from that of the Greeks Developed the idea of professional athlete Mainstream Roman citizens participated as spectators Most famous of their athletic contests: the gladiator fights

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27 Modern Sports Hundreds of sports to choose from Participation from early childhood through adulthood, at both the amateur and professional levels amateur : Greek professional : Roman Recently, a blurred distinction

28 Two Branches of Sport Psychology The study of the mind and mental factors that influence performance in sport The application of this knowledge to improve performance

29 Scientific Approach of Sport Psychology Concepts and techniques presented in this class are a result of a lot of scientific research into the most effective principles for improving performance nicole-detling-miller---jessica-smith nicole-detling-miller---jessica-smith 1898: Norman Triplett, psychologist from Indiana University Found that cyclists performed significantly better when competing against others than when alone Audience effect on cycling performance

30 1925: first scientific laboratory for studying sport psychology Coleman Robert Griffiths University of Illinois Wrote first textbooks on sport psychology

31 Nothing more happening in Sport Psychology until 1967 NASPSPA was created 20 years later, APA took over … AAASP

32 Why was there a sudden rise of interest in studying sport psychology starting in the 1960s?

33 Careers College or professional sports teams: helping athletes improve and reach potential Private practice : one-on-one treatment or consultation Researchers: experiment to advance understanding and produce new techniques

34 Education/Training Most have PhD in Psychology or Sport Psychology Fewer universities offer degrees specifically in Sport Psychology If not: get a degree in Clinical Psychology, specialize in Sport Psychology Masters Degree Coach: Masters Degree in either Exercise Physiology or Sport Psychology

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