Sport & Exercise Psychology

Career Possibilites

Our graduates pursue careers as teachers, researchers, coaches, exercise leaders and sport and exercise psychology consultants.

Faculty and students in the sociohistorical sport studies area are affiliated with our lab, and we often work with those in other KIN areas (exercise physiology, sports medicine, pedagogy).

Our program has close ties with UNCG´s Division I athletic program, as well as with varied community programs

The Department of Kinesiology offers a graduate program in Sport and Exercise Psychology with both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

The mission of the UNCG Sport and Exercise Psychology laboratory is to enhance human development and functioning by acquiring cutting edge knowledge and providing the highest quality services that contribute to the development of the field of Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Our program integrates theory, research, and practice, and includes the study of cognitive, emotional, psychophysiological and social factors that influence sport and exercise behaviors as well as the effects of physical activity on psychological factors.