2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PEHL 210 - Optimal Performance

2 CR
This course explores the interaction between psychological variables and performance in sports, physical activity, and other areas of life. The content is designed for students with either applied or research interest to the interdisciplinary field of sport psychology, theories, and concepts within the discipline, and practical application to achieve their own optimal performance.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  or ENGL 151 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the influence of psychological factors on involvement and performance in sports, physical activity and personal life through compositions and discussions.
  2. Demonstrate and show an understanding of the principles of sport psychology through the application of course concepts to student’s careers and class activities.
  3. Demonstrate competency in relating course concepts to peer-reviewed and empirical literature through compositions.
  4. Plan, administer, and evaluate the implementation of a psychological skill training program within a variety of settings for the purpose of optimal performance.