University of Technology Sydney

92530 Sport and Exercise Psychology

6cp; 2hpw (interactive activities/modules, online), 1hpw (tutorial, on campus), 5hpw (independent learning)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject examines sport performance and exercise participation in relation to cognitive and social psychological constructs. It emphasises the utilisation of sport psychology for performance enhancement in sport and examines the behavioural responses involved in exercise, with an emphasis on how these responses influence future exercise adherence. Students learn how to implement relevant psychosocial theories in the delivery of sport and exercise, and recognise the role of physical activity in mental health and wellbeing.

Typical availability

Autumn session, Moore Park precinct

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