Psychology of Sport and Exercise (EXSCI2173)

This course provides an understanding of the theoretical concepts in the field of sport and exercise psychology and identifies the general psychological framework from which these derive. There will be the opportunity to develop some mental skills such as, goal setting, anxiety management, and self-motivation, that can enhance personal sport performance. Topics covered include: motivation, arousal, anxiety and stress; mental toughness; group processes; personality; attention; self-confidence; psychological aspects of injury; exercise and mental health; exercise adherence; and current issues.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 1
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.