MSAT-660: Psychosocial Aspects of Sports, Aging, and Injury Rehabilitation

2 credit hours

In this online course students will learn about and then apply practical as well as theoretical information as it relates to psychosocial aspects of sports, aging, and injury rehabilitation. This class will explore concepts related to stress management, motivation, goal-setting, mastery, imagery, vicarious learning, self-efficacy, kinesiophobia, fear, social cognitive theory, health locus of control, expectations, personality, spirituality, mindfulness, compliance/adherence and perceived barriers. Discussions will focus on the influence of psychosocial factors to behavioral change and health outcomes.