for most students in a sports science related field it is reasonable to have been introduced to sports psychology as a sub-field during their program. The American Psychology Association released this article explaining why sports psychology is the next growing behavioral science field in 2012. The article reviews the current growing demand for sports psychologist at schools nationwide. The author suggested that the demand to produce optimal performance in a $400 billion dollar sports industry is only one more reason to take part in the sports psychology. Overall, the article suggest a potential pathway for any students looking to take their sports science background into becoming specialized in the psychology of sports performance.