Sport & Exercise Scientist (Psychology)
A Sport and Exercise Scientist (psychology) listed on Accredited Sports Professionals has been formally recognized by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences as being able to provide scientific support in sport. Sport and Exercise Scientists who focus on psychology help athletes and teams develop their psychological approach to competition. For example, when working with an individual the focus could include enhancing confidence, dealing with anxiety and maintaining focus.
Other issues include recovering from injury and retirement from sport. When working with teams a focus may be aiming to enhance cohesion and help individuals in the team work together effectively and efficiently. All Sport and Exercise Scientists listed on Accredited Sports Professionals are accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences.
This means they have normally completed an undergraduate and postgraduate degree and have also completed 500 hours of logged supervised practice in their discipline. You can read more about the training routes here.