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SP3007 - Dynamics of Sport and Exercise Behaviour

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)

This subject will cover and explore topics relevant to performance in sport and exercise. These topics may include: motivation, arousal, stress and anxiety with sport and exercise performance; sport and exercise behavioural skills training; communication and positive psychology and behavioural determinants of physical activity.

Learning Outcomes

  • To develop an understanding of the impact of behavioural processes on sport and exercise performance;
  • To develop skills in behavioural strategies in various sport and exercise contexts.
Prerequisites: ED1481 or PY1101 or PY1102

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Fiona Barnett
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Fiona Barnett, Dr Joann Lukins.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Fiona Barnett
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Fiona Barnett, Dr Joann Lukins.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.