Psychological Foundations of Sport and Exercise


  • BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • BSc Sport, Physical Education and Coaching Science


Year One

An appreciation for the various personality and social-psychological factors that underlie participation and performance in physical activity contexts is an important aspect of Sport and Exercise Science. In this module you will learn basic concepts of sport and exercise psychology. More specifically, the module focuses on: individual differences and sport behaviour with particular emphasis on anxiety and self-efficacy; motivation in physical activity contexts; group processes; morality in sport; and exercise psychology.


Lectures, practicals


MCQ exam, coursework