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PSY3250 Sport and Exercise Psychology

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Professional Pathway Psych
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: PSY1010 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: GDSI or MSCN

Overview

Sport, exercise, and physical activity are complex and intriguing socio-cultural phenomena in contemporary society. The application of psychological theory, research, and practice to sport and exercise settings can contribute greatly to an individual's performance, engagement and level of participation. This course seeks to provide a solid scientific foundation for further study of the practice of sport and exercise psychology.

It explores the contribution of psychology in sport, exercise, recreation and rehabilitation settings by highlighting concerns and encouraging discussion of relevant issues. Through this process, students will develop greater awareness of the knowledge base, key skills, and professional responsibilities demanded of psychologists and researchers working in the field of sport and exercise psychology.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 23 May 2022