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On completion of this module students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of how psychological theory can be applied with various athlete populations.
2.Understand the psychological techniques that can be used to enhance performance, or facilitate enjoyment.
3. Develop their ability to critically assess research findings.
4. Discuss the use of evidence based psychological techniques to enable enhanced athlete performance.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
PHTY20130/PERS20130 (Psychology of Sport & Health I)
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Class Test: Short class quizzes throughout the trimester||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Portfolio: Group case study with a number of components.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Autumn||Yes - 1 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Feedback will be provided to students in a number of ways during this module. Technology will be used in-class for students to quickly gauge their understanding of psychological constructs. Students will be provided with feedback on drafts related to the case study. Finally, feedback will be provided on the case study post assessment.
|Dr Kate O'Keeffe||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|