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Sports Psychology Level 3

Sports Psychology Level 3
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£320.00

This course is available in Paper format

This Sports Psychology course is designed for people who wish to study the effect and impact of psychology in sport. Specifically it aims to provide the knowledge to improve sporting performance through consideration and application of psychological principles with sporting participants

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Introduction

Sports Psychology Level 3

Course code: FHL05

Delivery method: Paper Based

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: ABC Awards & Certa Awards Certificate of Achievement

This Sports Psychology course is designed for people who wish to study the effect and impact of psychology in sport. Specifically it aims to provide the knowledge to improve sporting performance through consideration and application of psychological principles with sporting participants.

Contents

Unit 1 – Introduction to Sport Psychology
Unit 2 – How Personality, Attitudes and Behaviour affect Sporting Performance
Unit 3 – How the State Of Mind affects Sporting Performance
Unit 4 – How Motivation Goal Setting and Confidence affect Sporting Performance
Unit 5 – Social Influence in Sport
Unit 6 – Psychological Skills Training

Content

Unit 1 – Introduction to Sports Psychology

  • What is sports psychology?
  • The role of a sports psychologist
  • A brief history of sports psychology
  • An overview of psychology

Unit 2 – How Personality, Attitudes and Behaviour Affect Sporting Performance

  • Personality
  • Theories on personality
  • Methods of measuring personality
  • The links between personality and sport involvement and performance
  • Personality profiling
  • Attitudes
  • Origins of attitude
  • Triadic model of attitude formation
  • Changing attitudes
  • How attitudes influence behaviour
  • Behaviour
  • Aggressive behaviour
  • Antecedents of aggression
  • Theories of aggression
  • How aggression affects sporting performance
  • Combating aggression

Unit 3 – How the State Of Mind affects Sporting Performance

  • Emotions
  • Arousal
  • Theories of arousal
  • How arousal affects sporting performance
  • Anxiety
  • How anxiety affects sporting performance
  • Stress
  • Causes of stress
  • Measuring stress
  • Stress Management
  • Physical relaxation
  • Imagery
  • Focus

Unit 4  – How Motivation Goal Setting and Confidence Affect Sporting Performance

  • Theories of motivation
  • How motivation affects sporting performance
  • Developing a motivational climate
  • Goal setting
  • Confidence building

Unit 5 – Social Influence in Sport

  • How spectators affect sporting performance
  • Research on audience effects
  • Coping with audience effects
  • The effects of co-action on sporting performance
  • The home advantage phenomenon
  • Teams and groups
  • Factors that affect group performances
  • Group maturity
  • Cohesion
  • Leadership
  • Leadership characteristics
  • Leadership qualities
  • Leadership behaviours
  • Leadership styles
  • Theories of leadership

Unit 6 – Psychological Skills Training

  • Psychological skills training
  • A Psychological skills training Programme
  • An orientation phase,
  • An analysis phase
  • A planning phase
  • An implementation phase
  • An evaluation phase
  • Psychological skills training
  • A Psychological skills training Programme
  • An orientation phase,
  • An analysis phase
  • A planning phase
  •  An implementation phase
  • An evaluation phase

Qualification Information

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing Ltd has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing Ltd to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Method of Study

Paper Based Version

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.

 

Method of Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

Course Length Information

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Tutor Support

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.