Theoretical frameworks in sport and exercise psychology 320

Module code YSP 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

This module focuses on theoretical frameworks, paradigms and research methodologies in the context of sport and exercise psychology. The alignment of different research methodologies and psychological practices with the most prominent theoretical frameworks and paradigms in the field of sport and exercise psychology are explored, analysed and compared. The research process from the creation of the research question and the development of a meaningful research proposal in the field of sport and exercise psychology is interrogated and assessed. The critical analysis of existing research and practical case studies in the field of sport and exercise psychology will be developed and argued.

Module credits 30.00
Prerequisites YSP 310
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Sport and Leisure Studies
Period of presentation Semester 2

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