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• This course will develop an understanding of the psychology sport and exercise;
• Look at psychological factors likely to affect individuals and their performance in the sporting environment;
• Develop psychological approaches to improve sports performance and well-being through key theories on behaviour and behaviour change;
• Provide research driven insights and strategies designed to benefit professionals and participants within the health, sport and exercise community.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course aims to develop an understanding of the psychology of sport and exercise. Current theories, research and practices will be presented as the framework within which this subject area continues to develop. In addition, approaches to improve health and well-being will be studied. Students will learn key theories about behaviour and behaviour change, including behaviour change techniques, and try them out to improve their own health and well-being.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
70% Multiple Choice/short answer test, taken in 2 sessions
15% Writing/literature skills assessment
15% Written abstract submission (including some data analysis)
Alternative Resit Assessment
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Conceptual||Analyse||Students will be able to discuss the major theories and practices in Sport Psychology.|
|Procedural||Understand||Students will understand how a sports psychologist interacts with their clients and applies their learning.|