|Faculty:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine|
This subject introduces students to the main psychosocial theories that influence sport, health and exercise in the community. The primary focus is on the understanding of psychological principles that underpin physical activity. Students will also consider the psychological factors that facilitate or impede participation and adherence in exercise programs.
- Explain the role of exercise, physical activity and sport in mental health and wellbeing.
- Describe human behaviour in terms of personality, motivation and learning, and relate these influences to the behavioural aspects of health, exercise and sport.
- Interpret psychosocial theories (including behavioural, ecological, and learning theories) that relate to health, exercise and sport.
- Describe the factors associated with realistic goal setting, adoption, safe participation and adherence to physical activity, exercise and sporting environments.
- Demonstrate basic counselling and communication skills.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
Standard Offering Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022 Semester start: 12/09/2022 Subject start: 12/09/2022 Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022 Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022 Last enrolment: 25/09/2022 Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022 Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022 Teaching census: 07/10/2022
|Withdraw - Financial:||08/10/2022|
|Withdraw - Academic:||29/10/2022|