Sport and Exercise Psychology 2: Exercise Psychology

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sport and Exercise Psychology 2: Exercise Psychology

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Health and Exercise Science, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The purpose of this module is: To help students understand the relationship between psychological theory and its application to exercise and physical activity. To develop in students the skills to enable them to critically analyse current theory, research and practice within the field of physical activity and exercise psychology. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate a factual knowledge of physical activity and exercise psychology
    2. Critically evaluate key psychological theories and how they relate to exercise and physical activity
    3. Apply theories and principles of physical activity and exercise psychology to the individual and their environment.
    4. Carry out laboratory work and write up a scientific report