Information Package / Course Catalogue
Test Development in Social Areas in Sports
Course Code: BSÖ561
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 1
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to understand the importance of sports psychology in increasing athletic performance.

Course Content

Definition of psychology, research methods in psychology, sports psychology, its history, aims and recent studies on sports psychology

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Uses the knowledge, experience, practice and problem solving skills acquired during his/her graduate study in interdisciplinary studies.
2.Develops basic scientific knowledge, skills and attitudes about body and sports.
3.Reviews policies in Physical Education and sports.
4.Explains the principles of organizational ethics.
5.Determines physical activity levels of individuals in different age groups in Physical Education and sports.
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition of psychology, research methods in psychology, sports psychology, its history, aims and recent studies on sports psychology
Week 2 - Theoretical
Outline of practices in sports psychology, psychological and mental exercises
Week 3 - Theoretical
Personality; its determinants, contribution of sports to personality development, personality theories and investigating athletes´ personalities
Week 4 - Theoretical
Definition of fear, anxiety, stress and stimulation and their effect on athletic performance, theories of stimulation-performance relationship
Week 5 - Theoretical
Motivation in sports; motivation theories, achievement motivation, goal realization, theories of predication
Week 6 - Theoretical
Elimination of factors which obstruct performance, psychoregulation and relaxation techniques
Week 7 - Theoretical
Goal setting, the stage of athletic goals, points to consider in goal setting
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Group and group dynamics in sports, group formation stages, creating a team spirit and trust practices
Week 10 - Theoretical
Group and group dynamics in sports, group formation stages, creating a team spirit and trust practices
Week 11 - Theoretical
The importance of communication between the athlete and the coach, the role of the coach in giving psychological support to the athlete. How should the coach approach to the athlete?
Week 12 - Theoretical
Perception, attention, concentration and socio-psychological theories of attention
Week 13 - Theoretical
The definition of overtraining, its causes, symptoms and practices to relieve the symptoms
Week 14 - Theoretical
Psychological support to be given to the athlete before, during and after the competition. Ideal performance state (IPS)
Week 15 - Theoretical
Getting feedback and assessment
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1455140
Individual Work44432
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)176
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
OÇ-1
3
4
5
4
5
4
OÇ-2
5
4
5
3
4
5
OÇ-3
4
4
3
5
4
3
OÇ-4
3
3
4
5
4
3
OÇ-5
4
4
3
5
5
3
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