This subject aims to enhance student understanding of current research and practice in applied sport and exercise psychology so that it can be used in their chosen future career area. It introduces students to a range of psychological interventions currently being used by 'mental' coaches and sport psychologists to improve the performance, satisfaction and personal growth of athletes and exercise participants, including goal setting, relaxation and energising techniques, imagery, mental rehearsal, self-talk, and concentration control. This subject will also enable students how to apply ethical decision making and reasoning to identify creative solutions to problems, reflect on their personal capabilities in their chosen career area and develop skills of self-directed learning that will extend beyond their life as a student.
School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Sport Management)
Bachelor of Sports Media
and as approved by Course Co-ordinator
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.