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Founded in 1986, the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) is an international, multidisciplinary, professional organization with over 2,400 members in 50 countries.

AASP promotes the development of science and ethical practice in the field of sport psychology and offers certification (CC-AASP) to qualified members with a masters or doctorate degree that have met specific course requirements in sport psychology and have completed an extensive, supervised work experience to develop competency in enhancing performance from a psychological standpoint.

Sport psychology consultants and professionals work with athletes, coaches, non-sport performers (dancers, musicians), business professionals, and high-risk occupations (military, firefighters, police).

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Resource Center

For Athletes

Mental skills training information for athletes.

Professional Development

Information for current and future sport and exercise psychologists.

For Coaches

How to teach and apply sport psychology skills.

Health & Fitness

For people involved in exercise and physical activity.

For Parents

Information for parents of athletes.

Injury & Rehabilitation

Information about rehabilitation and recovery from injury.

What's New

  • ANNIKA SORENSTAM SELECTED AS 2017 PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD RECIPIENT

    World Golf and LPGA Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam as been selected as AASP’s 2017 Performance Excellence Award winner, which recognizes individuals who embody exemplary psychological principles associated with performance excellence as demonstrated through consistent achievement, merit or leadership over the course of their career.  Sorenstam will be honored on Friday, October 20 at AASP’s 32th Annual Conference at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida.

  • AASP ANNOUNCES NEW CERTIFICATION TITLE

    The most recent development in AASP's transition to the new certification program is the new title: Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC). Applications to the new CC-AASP Certification Program will be accepted starting October 1, 2017, and additional Certification Program Updates can be found here

  • WEBINAR: PREVENTING AND TREATING EATING DISORDERS IN ATHLETES

    In this presentation, two presenters (a) use the latest research to discuss the status of the prevention and treatment of eating disorders in athletes, (b) use a clinical case study to illustrate the complexities in identifying, preventing, and treating eating disorders in the sport environment, (c) share sample resources to aid in effective identification and referral, and (d) offer key directions for enhancing collaboration between researchers and practitioners to address eating disorders in sport.
    View on-demand webinar (aired June 6, 2017)
    Speakers: Dana K. Voelker, PhD, CC-AASP and Riley Nickols, PhD

  • AASP PARTNERS WITH NBA RETIRED PLAYERS ASSOCIATION TO PROVIDE COUNSELING SERVICES

    AASP has partnered with the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) to provide their members, who are former professional basketball players in the NBA, ABA, WNBA, and Harlem Globetrotters, access to sport psychology consultants that can help them transition to life after basketball.

Latest Articles

Journal of Applied Sport Psychology

Psychological States Underlying Excellent Performance in Sport: Toward an Integrated Model of Flow and Clutch States

Volume 29, Issue 4, October-December 2017, Page 375-401.

Elite Athletes' Experience of Coping With Emotional Abuse in the Coach–Athlete Relationship

Volume 29, Issue 4, October-December 2017, Page 402-417.

Journal of Sport Psychology in Action

Context-driven sport and exercise psychology practice: Widening our lens beyond the athlete

Volume 8, Issue 2, May-August 2017, Page 71-75.

Talking across the divide: Reflections and recommendations for context-driven, cultural sport psychology

Volume 8, Issue 2, May-August 2017, Page 76-86.

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