The application of sport psychology is becoming an integral part of elite sports performance. The purpose of this course is to introduce students, without a background in sport psychology, to the basic concepts needed to understand sport psychology and its application. Topics to be covered include Psychological Skills Training, Peak Performance, Performance Profiling, Goal Setting, Performance Review, Motivation, Psychophysiology, Relaxation, Activation, Imagery, Self-Talk, Concentration, Team Building, and, Competition Routines.
Modular Credits: 5
Cohort 2011 and before: Completed 80 MCs of which student must have passed PL1101E, PL2131, PL2132 and 4 out of the 5 core modules (PL3232 - PL3236), with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track.
Cohort 2012 onwards: Completed 80 MCs of which student must have passed PL1101E, PL2131, PL2132 and 4 out of the 5 core modules (PL3232 - PL3236), with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
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C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week