Psychology 1: Socio-Psychology Foundations Sport & Exercise

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychology 1: Socio-Psychology Foundations Sport & Exercise

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Psychology, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    Psychology as a discipline and mode of enquiry; major branches of psychology; evolution of sport and exercise psychology; sociological aspects, sport in Ireland - structures and processes, groups in sport, participation levels; introduction to key concepts in the psychology of sport - attention, personality, motivation, stress; the individual performer; key mental skills; rationale and pathway for the socio-psychological study of the course, the life cycle approach.

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