Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, May 25, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Combining the best of athletics and psychology, Wexford University offers a unique online Sport Psychology degree program. Available online at http://sportspsychologydegree.info/, the Sports Psychology degree complements Wexford’s other programs in health, wellness, nutrition and exercise.
Sport Psychology is a fast growing profession in the field of athletics, fitness and competitive sports. In particular, sports psychologists help athletes and fitness enthusiasts with the mental training aspects of performance and training.
“More and more, we see and understand how important the mental aspect of any sport or physical endeavor is, and that’s what this Sport Psychology degree program is all about,” said Jack Bauerle, Chancellor of Wexford. “Sport psychologists can help athletes win the mental game so that they can then win the physical one.”
Sport psychologists work with both professional and amateur athletes to help maximize motivation and increase personal and team performance, studying athletes’ thoughts, behavior and performance, while both training and competitive, to help them gain an edge in performance. The online degree program also covers the topics of injury recovery, communication skills and stress management. Career options in the field of sports psychology include sports coaching and sports camps, school coaching, physical education positions, wellness programs, professional speaking, work in fitness clubs and more.
Wexford University provides a 100 percent online learning format, affordable tuition rates, interactive classes and a variety of accelerated programs.
“Whether you want to increase your own physical performance or work with a variety of athletes to help them get faster, stronger and smarter, this Sports Psychology degree offers the latest information on mental training,” Ellis added.
Wexford University is the advanced educational arm of NESTA, the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association. Since 1992, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) has been a leader in innovative solutions for fitness, nutrition and wellness professionals, as well as club owners. Founded by Dr. John Spencer Ellis, NESTA now has more than 55,000 members in 55 countries, and it is one of the largest fitness associations in the world, and the fastest growing association of its kind in the United States. For more information about Wexford University or the online Sport Psychology degree program through Wexford University, please visit http://sportspsychologydegree.info/