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Psychology 1 - Intro & Personality

Introduction to the Module and Personality

Alice Tocknell

on 7 September 2014

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Transcript of Psychology 1 - Intro & Personality

Psychology for Sports Performance
Assessment Schedule
Module Guide
Introduction to the Module
Alice Tocknell
1. Know the effect of personality and motivation on sports performance
2. Know the relationship between stress, anxiety, arousal and sports performance
3. Know the role of group dynamics in team sports
4. Be able to plan a psychological skills training programme to enhance sports performance.
What do you know
about Sports Psychology?
The Role of Psychology in Sport
The sum of the characteristics that make a person unique
Are we born
with a personality?
Assessment 1: Personality & Motivation
Written Assignment

Assessment 2: Group Dynamics
Poster Defence

Assessment 3: Stress, Anxiety, Arousal.
Written Assignment
Theories Social Learning
Effect on performance
Types of Personality Athletes vs Non-Athletes
Intrinsic Extrinsic Achievement Motivation
Effect of Motivation on Perfomance
Causes of stress Eustress/Distress
Effect on performance
Symptoms of anxiety Negative mental state
Effect on performance
Group Dynamics
Stages of group development
Group effectiviness
Group Cohesion
Psychological Skills Training
Assessment of the athlete

Psyc Skills strengths and weaknesses

Psychological skills
Confidence building
What psychological skills would
these athletes need?
What do you notice about the
personalities of these
different athletes?
What you knew about sports psychology

Assessment Structure

Whats is the role of psychology in sport?

"I have to move on now as there is no point to dwell on the past. I have a few days to refocus and get ready for the 200m on Friday. After this I have the 4×x100m and a few other races before the end of the season."
Has there been a time when you have got something wrong in a game even though you know how to perform the skill well? Why do you think that happened?
Discuss in small groups
Usain Bolt, after he was disqualified for jumping the gun in the 100m final at the 2011 World Track and Field Championship
Control the controllable...
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