Becoming a sport psychologist

Ian M. Cockerill tells you how to clear the hurdles on your career path.
THE contributors to this special issue are an eclectic group. ‘Sport psychologist’ refers to a professional psychologist who works with individuals and teams in sport. But some are interested principally in applied work, others in research, while one or two choose to have a foot in both camps. Our contributors are all enthusiasts for sport or exercise, but they sport a wide range of experience and qualifications. Reflecting this diversity, there are currently various routes to becoming a sport psychologist.

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