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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
BES609 Sports Psychology 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This purpose of this course is to provide good to know the basic concepts psychology, as well as, in the field of sport, research on the factors that affect behavior and performance in sport, understanding the importance of sports psychology and sports sciences.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Recognize the history of sport psychology and the fields of work of sport psychologists and to do new researches on these fields
  2. To be able to learn and apply cognitive processes of psychology related to the perception of attention, concentration and attention
  3. To be able to comprehend the reflection of personality concept to sports environment
  4. To be able to define stimulation and motivation and to teach ways to increase motivation
  5. To be able to define the concepts of leadership, self-confidence and self-efficacy in the Sport
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Dorak,F.&Vurgun,N.,Hentbol-Oyun Duysundan Hızlı Oyuna,Ege Ünv.Basımevi,İZMİR 2008 Tiryaki,Ş. Spor Psikolojisi, Eylül Kitabevi,2000. Weinberg,R&Gould,D. Foundations of Exercise and Sport Psychology, Human Kinetics,2003. Tenenbaum G., Eklund C. R., Handbook of Sport Psychology, Wiley, 2007, CANADA. Morris G. C. (çev: Belgin Ayvaşık, Melike Sayıl), Psikolojiyi Anlamak, Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları, ANKARA-2002.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Subject and History of Sport Psychology, perceiving and learning in sport, attention and concentration in sport, personality, arousal, anxiety-fear-stress in sport and coping strategies with them, motivation, leadership-self confidence-self sufficiency, group dynamics and team unity in sport and goal settings.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Subject and History of Sport Psychology/ Sport psychologist and his/her tasks
2.Perceiving and learning
7.Midterm exam
9.Presentation of the project
10.Group dynamics
11.Team cohesion
13.Self confidence
14.Self sufficiency
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Criticising Paper10110
Self Study18118
Individual Study for Mid term Examination50150
Individual Study for Final Examination50150