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Sports Psychology - Psychology Definition of the Week

By July 16, 2010

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Definition:Sports psychology is the study of how psychology influences sports, athletic performance, exercise and physical activity. Some sports psychologists work with professional athletes and coaches to improve performance and increase motivation. Other professionals utilize exercise and sports to enhance people's lives and well-being throughout the entire lifespan. Learn more about sports psychology.


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