PSYCHOLOGICAL PREPARATION OF ATHLETES

Course Information
TitleΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΠΡΟΕΤΟΙΜΑΣΙΑ ΑΘΛΗΤΩΝ / PSYCHOLOGICAL PREPARATION OF ATHLETES
Code076Κ
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorCharalampos Tsormpatzoudis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600001308

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science (2014-2015)

Registered students: 52
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)634

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600169409
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To give the student the necessary knowledge and skills in order to be successful as a coach, trainer and staff member.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to psychological interventions in competitive sport. Goal setting and motivational strategies. Motivational climate. Positive thinking and self-talk. Stress control and athletic performance. Relaxation and activation techniques in competitive sport. Hypnosis - placebo effect. Biofeedback. Development of self-efficacy in high level sport. The role of communication and leadership in sport. Mental imagery and model training. Techniques for controlling attention and concentration. Development of self-confidence. Decision making in team sports. Strategies to resolve conflicts and to improve communication. Concepts, theories and programms for psychological preparation. Revision
Keywords
psychological preparation, counseling, motivation, anxiety, concentration, leadership, communication
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Seminars
Project
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Description
ppt presentation of papers
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Jowett, S., & Lavallee, D. (2012). Κοινωνική Ψυχολογία των Σπορ. Αθήνα: ΙΩΝ. Μπάουμαν, Σ., & Τσορμπατζούδης, Χ. (2012). Ψυχολογία στον Αθλητισμό. Θεσσαλονίκη: Copy City. Cox, R. (2004). Αθλητική Ψυχολογία: Έννοιες και εφαρμογές. Αθήνα: Παριζιάνος.
Additional bibliography for study
Επιστημονικά άρθρα σε κάθε θεματολογία. Βλέπε ηλεεκτρονικά μαθήματα.
Last Update
10-10-2019