Sport and exercise professionals are increasingly recognising the importance of sport and exercise psychology in their work in an exercise/sport setting. This unit aims to help sport and exercise professionals understand the psychological factors that influence participation and performance in sport and exercise, and equip them with the fundamental skills needed to teach and apply interventions to promote and enhance the knowledge, participation, performance, growth and wellbeing of sport and exercise participants. Furthermore, this unit will encourage sport and exercise professionals to focus on their own self-awareness and professional growth.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):