Paul Salitsky

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Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior

Offices and Labs

285 Hickey Gym
(530) 752-3381


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

Research Interests

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


Certified Consultant - Association for Applied Sport Psychology


US Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & 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 & Physical Activity
North American Society for the Sociology of Sport
USA Volleyball Resource Advisory Committee for Sports Medicine & Performance
USA Track & Field Sport Psychology Committee

Teaching Interests

Sport & Exercise Psychology, Motor Learning, Sport Sociology, Motor Development, Coaching Education


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


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  • 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.