Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5222. Mental Health Considerations in Exercise and Sport

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

The course will examine mental health considerations in sport and exercise. The course will closely examine the impact that exercise and sport performance can have on the individual and athlete’s mind and body as they devote time, energy, and effort into their sport. Engaging in sport individuals and athletes navigate unique stressors and can be at greater risk compared to the general population to experience a negative impact on their mental health and well-being. Topics to be covered may include athlete identity, mental health stigmas, personality disorders, disordered eating, substance abuse, sports specialization, and other psychiatric disorders.

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