Psychology of Peak Performance

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychology of Peak Performance

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Health and Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Psychology, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5
  • Overview

    Assessment: to be confirmed
    This module will demonstrate the importance of psychology in the growing field of Sport Science Support, and will identify the fundamental issues related to optimal performance. Sport and exercise psychology practice focuses predominantly on the achievement of peak performance states. The aim of this module is to reflect this trend, by addressing in detail the psychological theories and skills that apply to the promotion of peak performance. More specifically, this module will not only build on the broad knowledge achieved at HE1 level, and will also introduce new areas that are at the forefront of psychological practice and research.

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