Sport and Exercise Psychologists work with athletes, teams and coaches to improve their motivation and performance. Sports Psychologists work with amateur and professional athletes to improve their mental and physical health, as well as athletic performances, by using goal setting, imagery, focus strategies, and relaxation techniques, among others.
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Career prospects & criteria
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B. A.(H) Psychology/Applied Psychology
Masters in Psychology/ Applied Psychology
What you need to get started
Pre entry-level experience in a sport or exercise environment, and you can do this either through a placement, internship or vacation work,
Effective communication skills
Ability to motivate others
Commitment to research and continuing professional development (CPD)