Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
            
  Top » Catalog » Journals » Athletic Insight Volumes / Issues » Volume 6 Issue 3 Articles » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
  
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
The Earth and Atmospheric Electricity
$73.80
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to A Critical Review of Sport and Performance Psychology Certifications (pp. 201-219)
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
A Critical Review of Sport and Performance Psychology Certifications (pp. 201-219) $45.00
Authors:  Steven T. Portenga
Abstract:
Professional certification is a crucial element to the establishment, legitimization, and reputation of a profession. The Association for Applied Sport Psychology developed the first sport & performance psychology (SPP) certification in 1989. Since 1986 SPP has become more recognized as an academic field of study and starting, but struggling, to become a profession in its own right. In 2011 AASP created an ad hoc committee on the Future of Certification. These developments make timely a thorough review of all certifications in the profession. This paper will explain the purposes, standards, and best practices in establishing a professional certification as a basis for the review. Due to several insufficiencies, all but one of the certifications do not merit an in-depth review. Only the AASP certification warrants a thorough review because it is the largest SPP organization in the world and their certification program has more certificants than any other certification. The AASP certification is widely viewed as the best in the SPP profession. So it is unfortunate that of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (2004) 21 standards for certification programs, the AASP certification only meets 4. Implications of these limitations on the developing profession are shared. 


Available Options:
Version:
Special Focus Titles
01.Laryngeal Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms and Treatment
02.Breast Surgery: Indications and Techniques
03.Cursed? Biologic and Cultural Aspects of the Menstrual Cycle and Menstruation
04.The Uses of Cocoa and Cupuaçu Byproducts in Industry, Health, and Gastronomy
05.Agriculture, Food, and Food Security: Some Contemporary Global Issues
06.Fungicides: Perspectives, Resistance Management and Risk Assessment
07.Current Developments in Alexithymia - A Cognitive and Affective Deficit
08.Political Concerns and Literary Topoi in French Grand Opera
09.Abdul Aziz Said: The Mualim, The Inspiration
10.Teachers and Teaching: Global Practices, Challenges, and Prospects
11.A Comprehensive Investigation on Executive-Employee Pay Gap of Chinese Enterprises: Antecedents and Consequences
12.American Alligators: Habitats, Behaviors, and Threats

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2018

A Critical Review of Sport and Performance Psychology Certifications (pp. 201-219)