Sport Psychology Links
We list here prominent sport and exercise psychology professional organizations (and provide links to their websites) that you may find beneficial as you learn more about the field. These links are provided for informational purposes only. The UNT Center for Sport Psychology & Performance Excellence does not implicitly or explicitly endorse these sites (or the ideas and products that may be contained within) nor do we take any responsibility for the sites' content. Questions about the sites listed below should be addressed to each site's coordinator.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD)
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association - Division 47
Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)
AASP Sport Psychology Consultant Finder
Athletic Insight Online Journal
German Association of Sport Psychologists
International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP)
Michigan State University Institute for the Study of Youth Sports (ISYS)
North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA)
Sport Information Resource Center (SIRC)
Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD)
US Olympic Committee Online
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.