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Sport and Performance Psychology: Home

This guide is designed to support the general research needs of students in the GSPP Sport and Performance Psychology program at the University of Denver.

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Library Catalogs

To identify appropriate books on your topic, begin with the library catalog to find books in the University Libraries. Books on Sport Psychology may be classed in Library of Congress areas BF, GV, QP, RA, RC, or RD. Here is a link to the Library of Congress Classification Outline, with detailed subclassification for these subject areas. If you do not find the books you need or if you wish to locate additional resources, then search Prospector or WorldCat.  You may want to use some of the following Library of Congress subject headings for your searches:

Achievement motivation


Athletic injuries--Psychology


Coach-athlete relationships--Psychological aspects

Coaching (Athletics)

Exercise--Psychological aspects


Motivation (Psychology)

Performance--Psychological aspects

Performance anxiety

Sports--Psychological aspects


Sports medicine

Stress management

Women athletes

Women coaches (Athletics)

Reference Librarian

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Jenny Bowers
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