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SP3007 - Dynamics of Sport and Exercise Behaviour 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc

This subject will cover and explore topics relevant to high performance in sport settings. These topics may include: motivation, arousal, stress and anxiety with sport and exercise performance; sport and exercise behavioural skills training; distraction strategies and intensity regulation; and behavioural determinants of athletic injury and eating disorders.

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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
Prerequisites: ED1481 or PY1101 or PY1102

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>, 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 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>, 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.