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Sport and Health Psychology

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

About the course

In this course, a variety of aspects of sport and health psychology are discussed in relation to individual and public health, as well as coaching practice. The course uses a holistic approach that emphasizes the interaction between biological, psychological, and social factors as well as their consequences for sport performance, coaching, health, and wellness. The course also discusses concepts underlying performance and health including stress, sleep, and emotions, motivation and adherence, injury prevention and rehabilitation. Moreover, the course deals with issues related to health, sport coaching and performance considering multiple disciplines within psychology such as developmental, social, and cognitive psychology, occupational health psychology, positive psychology, and psychophysiology. The course content is presented in a format that promotes students' use of material to explain and interpret approaches to basic research methods and interventions. The course is delivered and assessed in English.

Application and eligibility

Sport and Health Psychology, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


16 January 2023


23 March 2023

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements Entry requirements


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 17 October 2022. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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