UNC-Chapel Hill EXSS 181 - EXSS181 Final Study Guide (27 pages)

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Exss 181 - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY Lecture 3

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Mid term 1 Intro History Science Define sport exercise psychology the scientific study of human behavior in sport and exercise and the practical application of that knowledge Three roles of sport psychologists Research training and consulting What are the two major types of questions in the field 1 How psychological factors affect an individual s physical performance 2 How does participating in sport exercise affect a person s psychological development health and well being What does B f P E mean Behavior is a function of both the Person and Environment Interactionist perspective dynamic and constantly changing History Who are the main historical figures What did they do Example who is Coleman Grifitth Norman Triplett studied social facilitation of bikers tested whether bikers rode faster when in groups than alone Coleman Griffith aka Father of Modern Sports Psychology credited with first research lab and worked with Norte Dame Football and Chicago Cubs Describe and explain the 6 periods of sport psychology 1 2 3 4 5 6 Early years 1895 1920 Norman Triplett Griffith Era 1921 1938 Lab at University of Illinois Preparation for the Future 1939 1965 Franklin Henry establishes Grad Program Establishment of Academic Branch 1966 1977 1 st NASPSPA conference Multidisciplinary Research 1978 2000 New research and establishment of journals Contemporary 2000 Present Identify and explain 3 ways of knowing What are the advantages and disadvantages of each 1 Common Sense intuition speculation a Strengths easy quick b Weakness Not based on experience so greatest chance of being wrong 2 Practical Experience observation case studies a Strengths Holistic immediate innovative b Weakness Susceptible to bias 3 Science systematic and controlled a Strengths Reliable objective and unbiased b Weakness Slow sometimes not practical What are the 4 steps involved in the scientific method 1 2 3 4 Develop the problem Formulate hypotheses Gather Data Analyze and Interpret Results Beyond Lecture



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