Sport, Exercise and Health Psychology


  • BSc Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
  • BSc Sport, Physical Education and Coaching Science
  • MSci Physiotherapy


Year One

This module will explore the individual and social environmental factors that underlie participation and performance in physical activity contexts. Specifically, it will cover:
- psychological skills which are fundamental in sport and exercise settings, including theories of anxiety, and outline effects on performance regulation;
- key theories used to enhance performance and physical activity participation in sport and exercise settings;
- the role of physical activity and exercise engagement for improving psychological health and well-being;
- and factors which are central to promoting physical activity and exercise in different groups


Lectures, practicals


Coursework - Case Study 

Exam - MCQ