Alec Baker, Psy.D.

Sports Psychology

Sports Psychology

The areas of psychology that can relate to sports are more numerous than one might think. Sports psychology is a relatively young field, but it is proving to have a lot of potential. For example, simply learning more about how to play a sport greatly improves the enjoyment of the sport as a whole. Motivation, or figuring out how people can stay motivated, is also a big part of what sports psychologists hope to achieve. Finding training regimens that are specifically tailored to an individual’s quirks improves athletic success for more would-be athletes. There are many other applications of psychology in the world of sports as well.

 

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