Day Class Dates **TENTATIVE SCHEDULE** Topics Readings 

Foundations of Sport & Exercise Psychology, by Weinberg & Gould (5th or 6th ed.)
Tues 1/17 Course Expectations & Foundations W&G Chapter 1
Thurs 1/19

Personality

Due: Assignment #1 

  • Part I: .ppt business card with recognizable photo, saved as “LastnameFirstname.ppt (2  pts), listed 3 unique things that identify you, and your reasons for taking the course.
  • Part II; 1-page double-spaced (include your name only at top), on the topic of a ‘mental breakdown’ you experienced in a performance context (8 pts)
W&G Chapter 2
Tues 1/24 Personality & Self-Perceptions  notes only
Thurs 1/26 Self-Perceptions Cont’d notes only
Tues 1/31 Identity and Self-Efficacy W&G pp. 329-333
Thurs 2/2 Theories of Motivation  W&G Chapter 3
Tues 2/7 Emotions, Stress, Arousal-Performance W&G Chapter 4
Thurs 2/9 Review  study guide on Compass 2G
Tues 2/14 Exam I
Thurs 2/16 Socialization Processes  notes, video
Tues 2/21 Leadership & Communication Part I notes only
Thurs 2/23 Leadership & Comm. Part II W&G Chapter 10
Tues 2/28  Modeling/Observational Learning W&G Chapter 6
Thurs 3/2 Psychology of Injury* Jason W&G Chapter 19
Tues 3/7 Aggression and Violence W&G Chapters 23 & 24
Thurs 3/9

Team Cohesion & Expectation Effects

W&G Chapter 8 & notes
Tues 3/14 Exam II study guide on Compass 2G
Thurs 3/16 No Class – (Alternative Assignment)
Tues 3/21 Spring Break
Thurs 3/23 Spring Break
Tues 3/28 Sport Psych In Action;   W&G Chapter 11
Thurs 3/30 No Class – (Alternative Assignment)
Tues 4/4 PST: Intro (Skills vs. Strategies) W&G Chapter 12
Thurs 4/6 PST: Attention Control & Cognitive Training

** Assignment 2: Leadership Papers Due **

 notes only
Tues 4/11 PST: Arousal Control, Relaxation Breathing & Imagery notes only
Thurs 4/13 PST: Self-Talk & Cog Re-framing  W&G Chapter 13
Tues 4/18 PST: Time Management & Goal-Setting Strategies  W&G Chapter 15
Thurs 4/20 *Dedicated time for group presentation preparation
Tues 4/25 Performance Enhancing Drugs
Thurs 4/27 Presentations – Groups 1, 4, 2, 5
Tues 5/2 Presentations – Groups 6, 3, 7, 8   study guide on compass 2G

FINAL EXAM- Monday May 8th 1:30-4:30pm Lincoln 1092