Class Sport Psychology

  • Presentation


    The field of Sport Psychology is the specific domain of this unit, introducing the students to a large scope of contents and considering the application and intervention in the specific fields of profissional activity.

  • Code


  • Syllabus


    1. Introduction to Sport Psychology

    2. Research methodologies and psychological evaluation in sport contexts

    3. Motivational and emotional processes

    4. Cognitive processes

    5. Psychosocial processes

    6. Psychological skills training

  • Objectives


    Promote the knowledge about the role of the psychological dimension in different settings: sport training and competition; teaching and learning; and physical activity.

    Identify and explain the psychological variables that are evolved and need further development in sport training and competition; in teaching and learning contexts and in physical activity contexts.

    Train the skills related with psychological evaluation processes.

  • Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Different teaching methodologies (ME) will be used: Viewing and discussing documentaries/videos (ME1), Small group activities (ME2), Feedback provided by the teacher on the work developed (ME3).

  • References


    Cruz, J. (Ed.) (1996). Manual de Psicologia do Desporto. Braga: SHO.

    Serpa, S. (2017). Mente, Desporto e Performance. O fator Psi. Visão e Contextos.

    Tenenbaum, G., Eklund, R. C., & Kamata, A. (Eds.). (2012). Measurement in sport and exercise psychology. Human Kinetics.

    Weinberg, R. & Gould, D. (2023). Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Human Kinetics.


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