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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Sports Psychology - PPPD689
Title: Sports Psychology
Guaranteed by: Pedagogika, psychologie a didaktika (51-400200)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2018
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/0 C [hours/week]
Extent per academic year: 7 [hours]
Capacity: 30 / unknown (15)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: PhDr. Ivana Harbichová, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): PhDr. Ivana Harbichová, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: PUCHMERTLOVA/FTVS.CUNI.CZ (25.02.2008)
Introduction to psychological skills training methods and examples of their practical applications in seminars. Reading includes topics: competitive anxiety, expert performance, motivation in sport, group in sport and exercise and psychological well-being.
Last update: PUCHMERTLOVA/FTVS.CUNI.CZ (25.02.2008)

1. MORAN, A.P. (2004) Sport and Exercise Psychology: A Critical Introduction. London, Routledge

2. HOGG J.M. (1995) Mental skills for swim coaches: a coaching text on the psychological aspects of competitive swimming, Edmonton, Sports Excel Publishing

3. MURPHY, S. (Ed.) (2005) The Sport Psych Handbook. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics

4. WEINBERG, R.S., GOULD, D. (2003) Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Third edition. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics (or 2006 Fourth edition)

5. The Sport Psychologist and many more in our library's reading room

Requirements to the exam
Last update: PUCHMERTLOVA/FTVS.CUNI.CZ (25.02.2008)

Requirements for credit:

  • Reading + answering 2 questions at the beginning of each seminar
  • Seminar worksheet ready
  • Essay

Syllabus -
Last update: PUCHMERTLOVA/FTVS.CUNI.CZ (25.02.2008)

Classwork contents:

1. Introduction to psychological skills training + Self awareness.

2. Self-talk.

3. Goal setting.

4. Concentration.

5. Relaxation.

6. Invited Lecturer.

7. Imagery.

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