Sport & Exercise Psychology (INDS)

Sport and Exercise Psychology Track

For information about this program, please contact Bruce Klonsky at

The Association for Applied Sports Psychology (AASP) has established the following guidelines for competencies for sport psychology professionals: scientific and professional ethics and standards; knowledge of disciplines such as health and exercise psychology and performance enhancement; biomechanical and/or physiological bases of sport, historical, philosophical and motor behavior bases of sport; basic counseling skills; skills and techniques related to sport or exercise (e.g. coaching skills and techniques associated with sports participation), skills related to research design, statistics and psychological assessment; cognitive-affective bases of behavior (cognition, emotion, learning, motivation, motor development); social bases of behavior (cultural and ethnic bases, group processes, gender roles; organization and systems theory, social psychology and sociology of sport); and aspects of individual behavior including development, personality and individual differences.

Sport and Exercise Psychology Track

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Internship/Independent Study

Internships and independent study experiences are integral aspects of the Sport and Exercise Psychology Track. Students will be provided appropriate service experience in which they can develop personal skills within ethical guidelines, and increase their knowledge of sport and exercise psychology. Students must meet all transportation and living expenses while involved in the internship experience. Independent study will allow the student to explore research topics related to sport and exercise psychology in depth.

Bruce Klonsky, Coordinator
Department of Psychology
Office: W339 Thompson Hall
(716) 673-3892

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