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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY PSK402 --------------- 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER---------------
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will combine psychological theories to apply to the sport issues.
2) Will apply psychological concepts and research findings to enhance the performance of athletes.
3) Will prepare psychological training programs for athletes in order to enhance performance.
4) Will design and apply creative techniques to overcome different sport related problems.
5) Will plan necessary steps to conduct sport related research.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Understanding Sport Psychology
2nd Week Foundations and Theories of Sport Psychology
3rd Week Personality as a Characteristic of the Athlete
4th Week Self Confidence and Intrinsic Motivation
5th Week Goal Perspective Theory
6th Week Attention and Concentration in Sport and Exercise
7th Week Anxiety, Stress, and Mood Relationships
8th Week Mid-term and Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions
9th Week Imagery and Related Techniques in Sport
10th Week Psychological Skills and Training
11th Week Team Cohesion in Sport
12th Week Leadership and Communication in Sport
13th Week Drug Abuse in Sport and Exercise
14th Week Aggression and Violence in Sport
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGCox, R. (2011). Sport psychology: Concepts and applications. Boston: McGraw-Hill.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Total(%)30
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)30
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)70
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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