LPSV006 Applied Sport Psychology (3 cr)

Study level:
Basic studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023


This course includes practical sessions on the development and assessment of a program incorporating fundamental psychological skills and techniques.

Workshops (12 h), group and/or individual training and assignments

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students should be able to:a) understand the theoretical background of mental skills involved in sportsb) understand basic principles for an effective assessment of athletes’ mental skillsc) know different techniques used to improve mental skills

Study materials

Weinberg, R.S. & Gould, D. (2010). Foundations of sport and exercise psychology. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics (573 pages).

Cotterill, S. Weston, N., and Breslin, G. (2017). Sport and exercise psychology. Practitioner case studies (479 pages).

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (3 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
No published teaching