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Basic Sport Psychology and Coaching, 7.5 Credits

Swedish name: Grundläggande Idrottspsykologi och Tränarskap

This syllabus is valid: 2021-01-04 and until further notice

Course code: 2PS275

Credit points: 7.5

Education level: First cycle

Main Field of Study and progress level: Psychology: First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements

Grading scale: VG Pass with distinction, G Pass, U Fail

Responsible department: Department of Psychology

Revised by: Head of Department of Psychology, 2020-11-05

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements


Valid from: 2021 week 1

Foundations of sport and exercise psychology
Weinberg Robert S., Gould Daniel
6th edition. : Leeds : Human Kinetics : 2014. : 664 s. :
ISBN: 9781450469814
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McMorris Terry
Acquisition and Performance of Sports Skills [Elektronisk resurs]
Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. : 2004 :

Understanding sports coaching : the social, cultural and pedagogical foundations of coaching practice
Cassidy Tania, Jones Robyn L, Potrac Paul
2. ed. : London : Routledge : 2009 : 216 s. :
ISBN: 978-0-415-44271-8 (hbk.)
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Davis Paul A.
The psychology of effective coaching and management
Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc. : [2016] : vi, 444 pages :
ISBN: 9781634837873
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