|Prerequisites for Module|
Successful Completion of Stage 1 of the BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise Science course, or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To enhance students’ ability to select and apply appropriate principles and theories of sport and exercise psychology to client scenarios.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Identify and utilise appropriate psychological needs analysis methods.|
||Apply appropriate theories and models of sport and exercise psychology in explaining identified issues.|
||Develop a justified and appropriate psychological intervention.|
||Explain strengths and weaknesses of evidence supporting an area of applied practice.|
Indicative Module Content
Mental toughness; Psychological Skills; Needs Analysis; Methods; Psychometric Questionnaires; Performance Profiling
Consultation Models; Applied Behaviour Change Models.
Indicative Student Workload
|66||Mode of Delivery|
Lectures and workshops, 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.||BIDDLE, S.J.H., MUTRIE, N., and GORELY, T., 2015. Psychology of Physical Activity: Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions. 3rd ed. Oxon: Routledge.|
|4.||TENENBAUM, G., EKLUND, R.C., and KAMATA, A., 2012. Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.|
|5.||MELLALIEU, S. and HANTON, S., 2015. Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology: A Review. 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.