2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Consolidates students' understanding of the concepts and application of advanced sport and exercise psychology. Utilising a variety of learning opportunities and experiences ranging from formal teaching to more activity-based and experiential learning, students will apply knowledge of behavioural techniques that can be applied to enhance sport and exercise interaction and performance. Application of the techniques to both individual and group situations is considered via emphasis on real-life projects and applications.
• Models for client interaction
- Multidisciplinary approaches - Professional referral procedures and communication
• Integrating and implementing psychological intervention
• Psychological skills
- Practical application of Goal Setting
- Role of Imagery
- Cognitive Techniques
- Arousal Control
• Mental Health
- Classification Mood and Anxiety Disorders
- Role of Medication
- Application of Exercise Intervention
• Psychological factors within injury and rehabilitation
• Impact of Career transition in sport and exercise
• Evidence based practice in applied settings
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||apply an in-depth knowledge of the experimental substance and theory of the major topics in sport and exercise psychology||Intellectual rigour|
|2||interpret the influences that selected psychological factors have on lifelong participation in sport and exercise and health and fitness related activities and how participation in these arenas influences psychological health||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||analyse the skills and knowledge related to the application of applied psychology and sport and exercise psychology research into sport and exercise and fitness and health related skill situations||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||formulate the skills and knowledge for the purposes of client education and assessment including professional report writing, referral and communication in multidisciplinary settings||Ethical practice|
|5||apply clinical reasoning to the application of psychological intervention in sport and exercise settings||Ethical practice|
- Williams, JM & Krane, V, 2015, Applied Sport Psychology: Personal Growth to Peak Performance, 7th edn, Mayfield, Mountain View, California.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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