An examination of the philosophy and practice of sport psychology interventions in sport and physical activity. The theoretical and research basis of sport psychology interventions will also be examined.
Further issues in applied sport psychology will be discussed, including ethical considerations, qualifications/accreditation in sport psychology and selected issues such as training motivation, psychology of injury, retirement from elite sport and athlete burnout.
|Paper title||Applied Sport Psychology|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$969.22|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,368.00|
- PHSE 334
- PHSE 535
- More information link
- View more information on the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences' website
- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Professor Ken Hodge
- Paper Structure
- The paper covers seven topics:
- Introduction to applied sport psychology
- Objectives of applied sport psychology
- Overview of PST programme
- Intervention strategies
- Programme planning
- Ethical considerations in consulting
- Other applied issues
- Teaching Arrangements
- This paper will include both lectures and tutorials. Tutorial attendance is compulsory.
- Recommended reading:
Hodge, K. (2004/2010). Sport Motivation: Training Your Mind for Peak Performance (2nd Edition.). Auckland, NZ: Reed/Raupo Books.
Williams, J.M. (Ed.) (2010). Applied Sport Psychology: Personal Growth to Peak Performance (6th Edition). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield.
Reserve readings will be available through course reserve in the library.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork, Lifelong learning,communication.
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- Learning Outcomes
- On completing the paper students should have acquired an in-depth understanding of:
- The philosophy and practice of applied sport psychology interventions and programmes
- The role of selected psychological interventions in participation and performance in sport