Gain an understanding of sport psychology and its uses to help athletes perform at their best, both in sport and in other performance-related settings.
This course introduces the discipline of sport psychology; the study of the human mind and human behaviour in the world of sport. It will focus on the discipline's key topics, and how psychological principles are applied to aid performance in sport. The course is delivered through discussions, group work, practical exercises and personal reflections.
You will learn about sport psychology and how it can be used to help athletes perform at their best in sport and in other performance-related settings (such as in work and study settings). You should also be able to apply the knowledge acquired in your sport psychology studies to your own liferoles (e.g. as a coach or parent of an athlete).