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PSY3250 Sport and Exercise Psychology

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Psychology and Wellbeing
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 30 September 2023


Pre-requisite: PSY1010 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: GDSI or MSCN


Sport, exercise, and physical activity are complex and intriguing socio-cultural phenomena in contemporary society. The application of psychological theory, research, and practice to sport and exercise settings can contribute greatly to an individual's performance, engagement and level of participation. This course seeks to provide a solid scientific foundation for further study of the practice of sport and exercise psychology.

It explores the contribution of psychology in sport, exercise, recreation and rehabilitation settings by highlighting concerns and encouraging discussion of relevant issues. Through this process, students will develop greater awareness of the knowledge base, key skills, and professional responsibilities demanded of psychologists and researchers working in the field of sport and exercise psychology.

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Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Date printed 30 September 2023