Sport and Exercise Psychology 1: Sport Psychology

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sport and Exercise Psychology 1: Sport Psychology

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Health and Exercise Science, Psychology, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    This module provides an overview of sport and exercise psychology topics at an introductory level. The role of theory in the design and application of individual and group interventions to enhance sport participation is explained. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Summarise key psychological theories and models from the area of sport psychology.
    2. Design an athlete-centred intervention based on a comprehensive needs analysis and appropriate theory and research.
    3. Operate within a group context to complete a number of practical based labs.

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