Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707003562011SPOR PSİKOLOJİSİElective355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to introduce the relationship between psychological processes and sports. Students get knowledge about motivation, team working, perception, competition, feedback, group and team dynamics, attention and concentration and their effect on success.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Mehmet Koyuncu
Learning Outcomes
1Associate psychological concepts such as personality traits, motivation, stress, anxiety, arousal, etc. with sports
2The ability to follow the studies in the field of sports psychology
3The ability to do library research and internet browsing
4The ability to obtain information about mentoring and apply it to the field
5The ability to adapt the concepts and research results discussed in the course to daily life
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The importance of personality traits in sports, the effect of motivation on success, alertness, stress and anxiety, competition, cooperation and group dynamics, imortance of goal setting for success, mentoring.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course Syllabus and course contents and rules
2Understanding personality traits and their significance in sports. Reading and discussion
3Motivation and success Reading and discussion
4Understanding stimulation, stress and anxiety Reading and discussion
5Competition and cooperation in sports Presentation of Articles
6Feedback and reinforcement Reading and discussion
7Discerning group and team dynamics Reading and discussion
8Discerning group and team dynamics Reading and discussion
9Goal setting and sports Reading and discussion
10Leadership Reading and discussion
11Communication and sports Reading and discussion
12Midterm exam
13Introduction to psychological skills education Reading and discussion
14Aggression in sports Reading and discussion
15Personality and sports Reading and discussion
16Physical activity and self-sufficiency Reading and discussion
Recommended or Required Reading
Konter E., “Sporda Motivasyon”, Saray Yayınevi , 1995 Konter E., “Sporda Stres ve Performans”, Saray Yayınevi, 1996 TavacıoĞlu L., “Spor Psikolojisi Bilişsel DeĞerlendirmeler”, BaĞırgan Yayınevi , 1999 Suinn R., “Zihinsel Antrenman Kılavuzu” Üev. Tanju BaĞırgan, BaĞırgan Yayınevi, 1996
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Report Presentation14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13232
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO45 243  44     4
LO53   5  5       
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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