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Sports Psychology at QLS Level 3

Sports Psychology at QLS 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 at QLS Level 3

Course code: FHL05

Delivery method: Paper Based

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: ABC Awards and Certa Award Certificate of achievement at QLS Level 3

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).

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

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.