|Psychology of Sports||1138PDPT|
|Learning Period:||Language of Instruction:||Total Hours:|
|Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:|
|1. Provide knowledge about the concept of sport, as well as its psycho-socio-cultural dimensions;|
2. Provide knowledge about the institutionalization processes of sport and its psycho-socio-cultural dimensions;
3. Train students to identify the object of Sport Psychology, as well as its different fields for the development of self-learning, research and intervention;
4. To provide students with knowledge and the ability to understand the individual and group psychological dimensions associated with the practice of high-performance sports and leisure and well-being;
5. Provide assessment, decision-making and communication skills about interventions to promote high-performance sports performance, as well as to promote leisure and well-being sports.
|1. The Psychology of Sport|
1.1. The sports concept
1.2. The theories of institutionalization Sport
1.3. The Sport Psychology
1.3.1. Purpose and development
1.3.2. The science and practice
1.3.3. The relationship between Psychology and Sport
2. Psychological factors associated with the high performance sports
2.1. Personality and self-confidence
2.2. Motivation for competition
2.3. Attention and concentration
2.4. Stress and anxiety
2.5. The dynamics of sports groups
3. 3. Psychological factors associated with the adverse effects of high performance sport
3.1. Aggression in sport
3.2. The consumption of doping substances
3.3 Depletion (burnout) and training overhead in sport
4. Psychology of Leisure Sport and wellness
4.1. Psychological effects of leisure sports and wellness
4.2. Sport and quality of life
|Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:|
|Unit 1 present the main concepts of sport, sports dimensions and theories that explain its institutionalization. Thus, objectives 1, 2 and 3 will be fulfilled.|
Unit 2 presents the psychological factors associated with sport high performance, theories that explain and even intervention techniques for improving sports performance athletes. Thus, points 4 and 5 of the objectives will be fulfilled.
Unit 3 presents the psychological factors associated with the adverse effects of high performance sport and intervention techniques to improve the high performance. Thus, points 4 and 5 of the objectives will be fulfilled.
The unit 4 is intended to highlight the psychological benefits of sport and consequent quality of life. Thus, points 4 and 5 of the objectives will be fulfilled.
|Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):|
|2 tests. (50%+50% final note).|
Active method. The main concepts, theories and psychological intervention techniques will be presented, giving to the students the knowledge of the main psychological factors associated with the high performance sport and also skills for psychological intervention to promote better performance of athletes.
|Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:|
|Exhibition and active method. The theoretical exposition of the syllabus will give to the students the knowledge and skills for understanding individual and group psychological dimensions associated with high-performance sporting activities and recreational sports and wellness. With the expositive method will also be presented and demonstrated the various intervention techniques in sports context, giving to the students the necessary skills to do it|
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Silvério, J. (2012). Como ganhar usando a cabeça: um guia de treino mental para o futebol, Porto: Afrontamento. (BFP)
Taylor, J. (2018) Assessment in Sport Psychology, Champaign: Humankinetics
Tenenbaum, G. & Eklund, R. (2020). Handbook of Sport Psychology, NJ. Wiley.
Weinberg, R & Gould, D. (2010). Fundamentos de Psicología del Deporte y el Exercicio Físico, Madrid: Editorial Médica Panamericana. (BFP)
Williams, J. & Krane, V. (2019). Applied Sport Psychology,Personal Growth to Peak Performance, New York:MCGraw_Hill. (BFP)
|Lecturer (* Responsible):|
|Daniel Seabra (firstname.lastname@example.org)|