|Prerequisites for Module|
None (in addition to course entry requirements).
Aims of Module
This module aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of fundamental psychological concepts and principles underpinning sport and exercise performance.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Define key concepts in sport and exercise psychology.|
||Describe key theories and models in sport and exercise psychology.|
||Explain sport and exercise psychology theories and models.|
||Identify and explain differences in the key theories and models of sport and exercise psychology. |
Indicative Module Content
Personality; Confidence; Motivation; Stress; anxiety; arousal; Group dynamics; Leadership; Behaviour change; Health and wellbeing.
Indicative Student Workload
|70||Mode of Delivery|
Lectures followed by student-led seminars, with additional online activities and directed study.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3,4|
|1.||WEINBERG, R.S. and GOULD, D., 2015. Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 6th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.|
|2.||COX, R.H., 2012. Sport Psychology: Concepts and Applications. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.|
|3.||ALLEN, M. and McCARTHY, P. 2014. Psychology Express: Sport Psychology. Harlow, UK: Pearson.|
|4.||BIDDLE, S.J.H., MUTRIE, N., and GORELY, T. 2015. Psychology of Physical Activity: Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions. 3rd ed. Oxon: Routledge.|
A pass will not normally be awarded for this module unless the student has attended a minimum of 80% of all learning opportunities.