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).
Mental skills training information for athletes.
Information for current and future sport and exercise psychologists.
How to teach and apply sport psychology skills.
For people involved in exercise and physical activity.
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.
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 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.
Volume 29, Issue 3, July-September 2017, Page 251-269.
Volume 29, Issue 3, July-September 2017, Page 270-284.
Volume 8, Issue 2, May-August 2017, Page 71-75.
Volume 8, Issue 2, May-August 2017, Page 76-86.