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ESS331. Psychosocial Aspects of Sports

This is a survey course of the psychosocial foundation of sport. Emphasis will be on the study of the sociological and psychological concepts relevant in understanding teaching, coaching, participation and performance of sport in this country and the world. The course will review methods and factors, which influence motor skill acquisition and performance, as well as, psychological benefits of exercise and sport. Prerequisite: ESS 131. Credit, 3 hours. Offered spring semesters.