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PHSE205 Psychology of Sport

An introduction to the influence of social psychological variables on participation and performance in sport and exercise, and the influence of that participation on the psychological characteristics of participants.

Paper title Psychology of Sport
Paper code PHSE205
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1400
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $950.18
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,200.00

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Prerequisite
36 points
Contact
ken.hodge@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Professor Ken Hodge
Paper Structure
This paper covers six modules/topics:
  • Introduction to the psychology of sport
  • Understanding participants in sport
  • Understanding sport environments
  • Understanding group and team processes
  • Enhancing performance; mental skills training
  • Facilitating psychological growth and development
Textbooks
Required text: Weinberg, R. & Gould, D. (2011). Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology (5th Edition). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. (or 4th Edition, 2007)

Recommended text: Hodge, K.P. (2004/2010). Sport Motivation: Training Your Mind for Peak Performance (2nd Edition). Auckland, NZ: Raupo.

Reserve readings will be available through course reserve in the library.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand how social psychological variables influence participation and performance in sport settings
  • Understand how participation in sport influences the psychological development of the individual player/participant
  • Acquire practical skills and knowledge about sport psychology that you can apply as a teacher, coach, fitness instructor or sports person

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 18-22
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22
Friday 09:00-09:50 9-14, 17-22

An introduction to the influence of social psychological variables on participation and performance in sport and exercise, and the influence of that participation on the psychological characteristics of participants.

Paper title Psychology of Sport
Paper code PHSE205
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1400
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
36 points
Contact
ken.hodge@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Professor Ken Hodge
Paper Structure
This paper covers six modules/topics:
  • Introduction to the psychology of sport
  • Understanding participants in sport
  • Understanding sport environments
  • Understanding group and team processes
  • Enhancing performance; mental skills training
  • Facilitating psychological growth and development
Textbooks
Required text: Weinberg, R. & Gould, D. (2011). Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology (5th Edition). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. (or 4th Edition, 2007)

Recommended text: Hodge, K.P. (2004/2010). Sport Motivation: Training Your Mind for Peak Performance (2nd Edition). Auckland, NZ: Raupo.

Reserve readings will be available through course reserve in the library.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand how social psychological variables influence participation and performance in sport settings
  • Understand how participation in sport influences the psychological development of the individual player/participant
  • Acquire practical skills and knowledge about sport psychology that you can apply as a teacher, coach, fitness instructor or sports person

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22
Friday 09:00-09:50 9-12, 15-22