Communication Paper Sports Psych

Review the attached pdf. file concerning readings from: Weinberg, R., & Gould, D. (2015).  Foundations of sport and exercise psychology. (6th ed.).  Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Students only need to read the Weinberg and Gould (2015) attached pdf. file to complete this assignment.

After reviewing the Weinberg and Gould (2015) attached pdf. file, compose a 2 to 3 page (i.e., double- spaced, 12 point-font) paper in order to assist coaches and athletes with demonstrating effective communication concerning athletic performance. Within this paper, include a brief introduction and present a separate section (i.e., paragraphs) for the following:

·            Identify and briefly describe three (3) types of communication. Please identify each type of communication in BOLD font.

·            Identify and briefly describe three (3) types of listening. Please identify each type of listening in BOLD font.

·            Identify three (3) barriers to effective communication. Please identify each barrier to effective communication in BOLD font.

·            Briefly explain the “Sandwich Approach” for providing criticism.

·            Present a personal example for demonstrating the “Sandwich Approach.”

Make certain to present complete sentences within your paper. It is unnecessary to include each of the aforementioned statements (i.e., 1-5 — see above) in the paper's text (i.e., contents).

Submit your assignment as an attachment in a single MS Word (doc., docx.) document titled "Your Last Name Week 4 Assignment." For example, the MS Word document would be titled: Johnson Week 4 Assignment. Avoid typing your entire assignment in the text box provided within each assignment.


Text and References should be displayed in APA format. Information re: American Psychological Association (APA) format is presented in this course's Resources or Also, a suggestion – visit the APUS Library to review Writing@APUS (see "APUS Library" tab located on left side of course's home page).

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