Center Director at Loughborough University in England to Study and Research in Sport Psychology
Dr. Trent Petrie, Center Director, is spending six weeks at Loughborough University working with faculty and students from the School of Psychology, Exercise, and Sport Medicine. He is conducting research with Drs. Anthony Papathomas (on eating disorders in sport) and Chris Harwood (on coaches’ perceptions of sport psychology). He also is sitting in on two modules – applied sport psychology and the psychology of coaching – with Drs. Harwood and Sophia Jowett and the master’s students in their sport psychology program. Dr. Petrie gave a presentation to the students and faculty on applied sport psychology on March 1
UNT Center for Sport Psychology Services
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Graduate Education in Sport Psychology at UNT
At UNT, there are two educational options for students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in sport psychology. First, within the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation, students can pursue a master’s degree in Kinesiology that emphasizes the psychosocial aspects of sport. To learn more about this degree option, click here.
Second, students can pursue a doctorate within the Psychology Department’s APA-accredited counseling psychology program and then select sport psychology as their specialization. Students who graduate from the doctoral program will be eligible for licensure as a psychologist and certification as a sport consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. To learn more about this degree option, click here.