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Summer Term 2020
Aug 17, 2022
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Psychological factors involved in coaching and leadership are explored in this course. Relevant theory and research, as well as practical applications, are discussed. Topics include expert coaching characteristics and behaviors, leadership and motivational styles, the coach-athlete relationship, stresses of coaching, reinforcement strategies, ethics in coaching, and issues related to youth sport coaching. This course is designed for current and future coaches, individuals in leadership roles, as well as anyone interested in the coach’s experience. Prerequisites: ESS 320, minimum junior standing or instructor permission.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate, Post B.A. (Second), Post BA, Graduate Level, Graduate Degree Seeking
Schedule Types: Lecture

ROE & ESS Division
Recr & Exercise Sport Science Department

Course Attributes:
Upper Division - 300-499

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