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SP3007 - Dynamics of Sport and Exercise Behaviour

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

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

  • provide relevant research-based behavioural measures for a selected sport or exercise setting;
  • implement relevant research-based behavioural strategies for a selected sport or exercise setting;
  • identify psychology skills required for a selected sport or exercise setting.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (50%)
  • Invigilated > Quizzes or tests - (10%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (40%).
Prerequisites: ED1481 or PY1101 or PY1102


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Dr Teneale McGuckin, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 24 hours lectures
  • 22 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.