Sport Psychology

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Learn about the role that psychology plays in sports performance. This short course explores basic approaches to social psychology and the impact of personality on sports performance. You’ll explore the relationship between psychological skills necessary for peak performance and examine specific methods that can be used to enhance these skills.This course is especially valuable if you’re looking at studying the Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise Science).

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Learning outcomes

  • Discuss how basic concepts of applied sports psychology impact on sports performance.
  • Discuss how selected social psychology theories and phenomena relate to sport.
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