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FIMS aims primarily to promote the study and development of sports medicine throughout the world, to protect the physical and mental health and ensure the wellbeing of all who are engaged in sports and exercise and to assist athletes in achieving optimal performance by maximizing their genetic potential, health, nutrition and (access to) high-quality care and training.
WHETHER you're currently navigating your way through your chosen area of psychological study, have already been accepted onto a postgraduate degree programme, or are merely considering studying at postgraduate level, it's important to think about one key question: where will it all lead? The current article provides accounts from three different career options in sport and exercise psychology, namely teaching, research, and applied work. We hope you will be inspired by the experiences conveyed in this piece and find value in the advice offered.
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Coaches teach amateur or professional athletes the skills they need to succeed at their sport. Scouts look for new players and evaluate their skills and likelihood for success at the college, amateur, or professional level. Many coaches are also involved in scouting.
Umpires, referees, and other sports officials preside over competitive athletic or sporting events to help maintain standards of play. They detect infractions and decide penalties according to the rules of the game.
Sport psychology is a proficiency that uses psychological knowledge and skills to address optimal performance and well-being of athletes, developmental and social aspects of sports participation, and systemic issues associated with sports settings and organizations.
The North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity is a multidisciplinary association of scholars from the behavioral sciences and related professions. The Society functions to:
Develop and advance the scientific study of human behavior when individuals are engaged in sport and physical activity facilitate the dissemination of information
Improve the quality of research and teaching in the psychology of sport, motor development, and motor learning and control