Psychology of Coaching
Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (School of)
Undergraduate: Level 5
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 20 March 2020
23 April 2019
Requisites for this module
BSC C607 Sports Performance and Coaching,
BSC C608 Sports Performance and Coaching (Including Year Abroad),
BSC C609 Sports Performance and Coaching (Including Placement Year),
BSC C614 Sports Performance and Coaching (Including Foundation Year)
Sport psychology can assist understanding and practice associated with the core aspects of sport coaching such as: managing relationships, establishing effective communication, cultivating effective leadership, developing motivation, creating positive climates and assisting participants in the development of important personal qualities and mental skills which support both participant well-being and performance achievement objectives.
The module aims to examine the personal, interpersonal and intrapersonal aspects of sports coaching through the discipline of Sport Psychology.
On successful completion of this module, the student will be able to:
• Describe contemporary themes and activities within sport psychology
• Discuss the importance of understanding participant motivation
• Discuss the importance of understanding coach motivation and how this influences coaching behaviours, participant experiences and other outcomes.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the opportunities and challenges associated with embedding and applying sport psychology in sports coaching
• Describe the ways in which a coach can support athletic and personal development of
No additional information available.
This module is delivered by a mixture of teaching methods including lectures (20 hrs) and a lab session (3-hrs).
This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non-essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
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Module supervisor and teaching staff
School Undergraduate Office, email: sres (Non essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create the full email address)
Dr Owen Thomas
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Reader: Sport Psychology
Available via Moodle
Of 21 hours, 11 (52.4%) hours available to students:
10 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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