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Sports Psychologists

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Attend the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sports Psychology to network and participate in professional development opportunities. 

Read Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (available at and the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology ( to learn more about the field. 

Learn more about the types of jobs being offered for sports psychologists by searching the job listings posted on professional association's Web sites.

Become certified by the Association for Applied Sports Psychology and the American Board of Professional Psychology in order to show employers that you have met the highest standards set by your profession.

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