Specific areas of practice

Sport and exercise psychologists specialise in the following areas:

  • performance enhancement and mental skill development
  • anxiety and stress management
  • concentration and mental preparation
  • overtraining and burnout
  • team building and leadership
  • communication skills and conflict resolution
  • health and wellness coaching
  • weight management
  • debriefing and program evaluation
  • recovery and restoration
  • injury rehabilitation
  • psychological assessment
  • video analysis of sporting emotions and performances
  • career transitions and coping with grief and loss (for example, de-selection and retirement)
  • balancing sport and study, employment and/or family life.