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SP3010 - Dynamics of Sport and Exercise Behaviour 2

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

This subject provides students with an advanced understanding of the dynamics of sport and exercise behaviour. Emphasis is given to the key research topics undertaken within the field of human behaviour in sport and exercise. Students will critically appraise current literature in order to develop greater understanding of the role of research in sport and exercise science. Subject content will include positive psychology, emotional intelligence, team leadership, athlete motivation, team cohesion, mood and aggression in sport, children in sport, and coaching behaviour.

Learning Outcomes

  • To develop advanced skills in the critical analysis and evaluation of sport and exercise science research;
  • To gain an understanding of the dynamics of human behaviour in sport and exercise using a variety of theoretical approaches and research methods.
Prerequisites: SP3007ALLOW SP3007 TO BE CONCURRENT

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Teneale McGuckin
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Teneale McGuckin
Lecturer: Dr Joann Lukins.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).

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.