2017-2018 / EDPH0637-1

Psychology of sport practice


15h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in motor skills : general2 crédits 


Hedwige Dehon, Tiber Manfredini

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Partim I. Psychology of sports: sports, psychological determinants of performance and impact on cognition (C. Bastin)
- Psychological aspects and determinants of sportive performance
- The beneficial effect of sports on cognition and individual well-being
Partim II. Psychology of sports: interpersonnal and group levels (T. Manfredini)

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To master the concepts related to the theoretical axes.
To apply the concepts to concrete situations (cases)
To stimulate a critical and reflexive mind.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Theoretical courses
Analyses of cases
Examination of concrete situations brought up by students
Presentation by two students of one theme

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)


Recommended or required readings

Partim I:
Richard Cox (2006). «Psychologie du sport ». Editions deBoeck.

Assessment methods and criteria

Partim I:
Presentation in duo of a theme and integration with personal sportive experience
Active participation to the courses

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks