Exercise Psychology and Behaviour (9619.1)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 1 2021 (Pg Clinical Psychology) Band 2 2021 (Prof Pathway Psychology-After 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2021 (Prof Pathway Psychology-Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2021 (Standard Course Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Standard Course Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Psychology|
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This unit will introduce students to the theories, research and applications of exercise psychology to individuals and populations, including being introduced to how exercise psychologists use this information to understand and modify exercise behaviours. Students will gain an understanding of the psychological and social factors that contribute to exercise behaviour, and the effects of exercise on mental and physical health and illness.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of psychological and sociocultural factors influencing exercise behaviour in individuals and populations;
2. Explain the basic principles, theories and methodologies of exercise psychology; and
3. Describe the effects of exercise on mental and physical health and selected illness.
UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong
- UC Term 1, 2017
- Semester 1, 2015
Up to 4 hours per week.
4309 Psychology 101 AND 4310 Psychology 102 OR equivalent.
Enrolment in Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Counselling.