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).

Course code

ASSP500

Level

5

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

Cost

$865.00

Please note: You may be charged a portion of the Compulsory Student Services Fee that supports our services available to students. For full information on the Compulsory Student Services Fee, visit fees and finance.

How to apply

To apply for one of our short courses, fill in a paper copy of our application form, available here, then either drop it in to your nearest campus or mail it to us at Enrolment Centre, Ara Institute of Canterbury, PO Box 540, Christchurch Mail Centre.

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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