PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT AND EXERCISE

Course Information
TitleΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΣΜΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΗΣ ΑΣΚΗΣΗΣ / PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT AND EXERCISE
Code001
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID260000511

Programme of Study: KINESIOLOGY

Registered students: 27
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course117

Programme of Study: PPS Kinesiology (2012-σήμερα)

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course117

Programme of Study: PPS Kinesiology (2011-2012)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course117

Programme of Study: PPS Kinesiology (2005-2007)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course117

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600134478
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By succesfully completing the module students will have gained an understanding of the nature of psychology and psychological research in relation to sport and exercise, the psychological factors that determine sport and exercise behavior, the theoretical models explaining sport and exercise behavior, and practical implications for improving sport and exercise participants experiences.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introductin to sport and exercise psychology Psychology of exercise participation Self-determination theory and exercise behavior Achievement motivation and participation in sport Anxiety, positive psychology and sport performance Attention and concentration in sport Overtraining, psychological burnout and weight management in sport Morality in sport Psychology of injury rehabilitation Communication, group dynamics, and leadership in sport Applied sport psychology for performance enhancement
Keywords
sport and exercise psychology
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
Use of powerpoint slides
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Reading Assigment59
Project30
Written assigments52
Exams2
Total182
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams (30%) Critical review of literature (40%) Research article presentation (30%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Biddle, S. J. H. (1995). European perspectives on exercise and sport psychology. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Buckworth, J., & Dishman, R. K. (2002). Exercise psychology. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Gill, D. (2000). Psychological dynamics of sport and exercise. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Weinberg, R. S., & Gould, D. (1999). Foundations of sport and exercise psychology. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Williams, J. (2001). Applied sport psychology: Personal growth to peak performance. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield. Roberts, G. C. (2001) (Ed.) Advances in motivation in sport and exercise. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Fox, K. R. (1997) (Ed.). The physical self: From motivation to well-being. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Horn, T. S. (2002). Advances in sport psychology (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Singer, R. N., Hausenblas, H. A., & Janelle, S. M. (2001) (Eds.) Handbook of sport psychology (2nd ed.). New York: Wiley.
Last Update
10-02-2018