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Sports Psychology Online Course

Online

Subject: Exercise & Fitness

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Why do this course? Develop your skills and understanding of psychology in sports. Learn the importance of good leadership in sports. Understand the principles of coaching in sports psychology. Help professional and amateur athletes.

Suitable for coaches, athletes, physical education teachers, fitness instructors, trainers and anyone interested in sports.

In professional or competitive sport, this study...

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15% OFF ON ALL SHORT COURSES!

Like us on Facebook or add us in Google+ and you can get an instant 15% discount on all short courses here at Careerline Courses.

Why do this course? Develop your skills and understanding of psychology in sports. Learn the importance of good leadership in sports. Understand the principles of coaching in sports psychology. Help professional and amateur athletes.

Suitable for coaches, athletes, physical education teachers, fitness instructors, trainers and anyone interested in sports.

In professional or competitive sport, this study is important because:

A person’s psychology or state of mind can have a significant effect upon their sporting performance.
The selection of competitors for elite sport is influenced by an assessment of their individual psychology, as well as other factors such as recent performance and fitness.

Sports psychologists provide two major types of services:

Counselling – in areas that affect the athlete.
Strategies that enhance performance.

Develop your skills and application of psychological principles for use in sports. Learn about such things as psychological traits common to successful athletes, ways to maintain and increase motivation, leadership, aggression and team dynamics.

Lessons:

There are 8 lessons in this course:

1. Introduction
Performance Psychology, Exercise Psychology, Environmental Influences, Aspects of Sports Psychology, Applying Sports Psychology.

2. Psychological Traits of Successful Athletes
Personality Inventory, Cognitive Techniques.
State of Mind.

3. Anxiety & Arousal
Anxiety, Physiology of Anxiety, Psychology of Anxiety, Arousal, How to Maximise Psychological State, Focusing (or Centering).

4. Motivation
Motivation is the internal impulse that causes increasingly energetic action in a particular direction. Basic Principles, Intrinsic Motivation, Extrinsic Motivation Factors Affecting Motivation, Movitation for fun, Slimming for fun.

5. Aggression
Mental Rehearsal, Error Parking, Using Self Consciousness, Word Association, Anger, Conflict,Measuring Aggression, Simulated Practice, e-Event Procedure, Reliving Success, Positive, Conflict Handling Techniques.

6. Leadership & Coaching
A Coach’s Role, Getting Attention, Questioning, Punishment.

7. Team Dynamics
Group cohesion,Forming, Storming,Norming,Performing, Traits of an Effective Team,
Suitable membership,Appropriate Leadership, Commitment to the Team, Concern for Achieving, Effective Work Methods, Well Organised Team Procedures, Ability To Take Criticism, Creative Strength, Positive Relationships, Positive Environment.

8. Special Groups
Stress, Post Game/Season Evaluation, Gender Differences, Elite Female Athletes, Special Considerations with Female Athletes, Disabled Persons. Children, Readiness, Dropping out.

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

Course Code: BPS106
Duration: 100 hours
Qualification: Certificate
Exam: Optional

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This session is taught online

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

Online

Price: $693.00

 

Notes:

International: $630.00 AUD
Australia: $693.00 AUD
(Includes GST)


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Careerline Courses is an online school delivering education and networking opportunities no matter where in the world you are.
Having been involved in the delivery of online courses for as long as the delivery of online courses has been technologically possible; company director Honor McGregor has finally taken the bull by the horns (or the server by the wires) and set up Careerline Courses. Careerline Courses offers material that has been developed over thirty years, and tested on thousands of students around the world, in a manner that is fresh and easy for students to engage with.  
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