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Paul Salitsky

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Position Title
Lecturer Emeritus

  • NPB

Research Interests

Sport & Exercise Psychology,momentum in sport, emerging leadership, coaching education, exercise and cancer patients/survivors, coaching youth sport


  • EXB 10 Exercise and Fitness: Principles and Practice, Spring
  • EXB 102 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology and Motor Learning, Fall,Winter
  • EXB 122 Exercise Psychology, Spring
  • EXB 189 International Perspectives in Exercise Science, Summer Abroad

Honors and Awards

  • Certified Consultant - Association for Applied Sport Psychology

    Professional Societies

    • US Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry
    • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
    • American Psychological Association (Div. 47)
    • American College of Sports Medicine
    • Association of Applied Sport Psychology
    • International Society of Sport Psychology
    • International Society of Sports Vision
    • North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
    • North American Society for the Sociology of Sport
    • USA Volleyball Resource Advisory Committee for Sports Medicine and Performance
    • USA Track and Field Sport Psychology Committee


    • 1995 PhD (Exercise Science/Sport Psychology) Temple University
    • 1990 MA (Kinesiology) University of Maryland - College Park
    • 1977 BA (Psychology) American University
    • 1975 AA (Liberal Arts) Hagerstown Junior College


    Sachs, M.L., Burke, K.L., & Salitsky, P.B. (Eds.) 1992. Directory of graduate programs in applied sport psychology. Assoc. for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology.