2013 Sports Psychology Internships
A sports psychology practitioner today is a much sought-after addition to traditional coaching. As sports psychology is a relatively new area, it is imperative that a student of sports psychology is well-versed in real conditions on and off the field for athletes and teams. It is especially important for the student to apply classroom knowledge on the field and adapt it effectively to the personalities of different teams and coaches. Various sports psychology internships are available which can facilitate a deeper understanding of the role of the sports psychologist. Interns are generally needed in the fields of research, counseling, maintaining psychological statistics, athlete assessment and more. During the internship the student can truly begin to learn how to teach and impart skills that benefit a team or athlete.