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Module

SES2001 : Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Adam Coussens
  • Lecturer: Mr Max Stone
  • Owning School: Biomedical, Nutritional and Sports Scien
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

This module aims to introduce students to the field of applied sport and exercise psychology. The content of the module focuses on the application of psychological interventions developed from a relevant psychological model or theory, to address common psychological issues/disorders experienced by individuals in sport and exercise settings, such as performance anxiety or self-confidence. The module is devised to provide students with a thorough theoretical grounding, as well as providing the opportunity to develop practitioner skills. Issues of ethical and professional conduct in the practice of sport and exercise psychology will also be covered.

Outline Of Syllabus

Students will cover a broad range of topics within applied sport and exercise psychology as outlined
below:

Sport
-       Needs Analysis Technique
-       Case Formulation
-       Expert Performance
-       Psychological Skills Training
-       Social Support
-       Challenge/Threat States

Exercise
-       Theories and Models of Exercise Behaviour
-       Problems of Exercise Adoption and Adherence Across the Lifespan
-       Strategies for Enhancing Adoption and Adherence to Exercise
-       Understanding the Effect of Exercise on Well-Being and Mental Health

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable