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Sport and Performance Psychology (7224.3)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science

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  • Semester 2, 2019, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (188341) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (180117) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (164191) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (151152) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (139306) - View

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Syllabus

The unit aims to provide the student with an understanding of how various aspects of psychology can be applied to sport in order to improve both performance and performance-related variables for sports participants. Unit material will initially deal with constructs such as personality, motivation, and anxiety and their effects on performance. Particular attention will be given to the relationship between coaching behaviours and subsequent motivation to participate in movement activities. The final section of the unit will involve the process of psychological skills training for sport participants.

Learning Outcomes

DESCRIPTION:

1. Collect, analyse and interpret data from a sport psychology laboratory setting

2. Discuss how to incorporate knowledge gained in the subject to formulate long term training plans for athletes

3. Critically evaluate and present findings of current sport psychology research articles to peers

4. Demonstrate a knowledge of the role sports psychology plays in relation to other sports sciences

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Contact Hours

Up to three hours per week.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.



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