Sport and Exercise Psychology II
Nelson Mandela University
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Area of Study
Exercise Science, Psychology, Sport and Leisure Sciences
Taught In English
Host University Units8
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
To provide students with knowledge and understanding of Exercise Psychology and Mental Skills Training, to equip students with the necessary skills to work effectively as exercise leaders and to mentally prepare athletes for competition.
Students will be able to:
discuss/explain principles of exercise psychology;
apply exercise psychology principles in the exercise world;
implement basic mental skills training in the sport coaching role.
Exercise and psychological well-being.
The exercise leader.
Slumps, staleness and burnout.
Psychology of injury.
Substance abuse and eating disorders.
Goal setting in sport.
1 x 3-hour examination; 40% class mark + 60% examination mark.