Exercise Psychology

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Exercise Psychology

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Exercise Biology, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Rationale and Purpose of the Module: The aim of this module is to provide students with a critical understanding of theories, concepts and practice in exercise psychology.

    Syllabus: This module will study the brain, cognition, emotion and behaviour in physical activity in both physical activity and exercise setting. The core topics of study will include the key concepts and theories, exercise and mental health, and the psychology of physical activity behaviour. It will also include hot topics under contempoary issues which will comprise half of the module.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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