e032 Excercise & Sport Psychology

Faculty of Sports Studies
autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
prof. PhDr. Hana Válková, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Radek Šíp (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Hana Válková, CSc.
Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences – Faculty of Sports Studies
Contact Person: Ing. Zuzana Florianová
Supplier department: Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences – Faculty of Sports Studies
Timetable of Seminar Groups
e032/01: Wed 9:00–10:40 E34/203 - seminární místnost, R. Šíp
MA level, study domain: kinanthropology, kinesiology, human movement/sport sciences, psychology
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 10 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/10, only registered: 1/10
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
- to obtain cohesive knowledge of basic topics of sport psychology, to provide training in practical skills for application in inter-active professions under umbrella of physical activities, physical education and sports.
  • 1. Sport psychology – general basis: perception, cognitive processes.
  • 2. Emotions, motivation in sport: participation, adherence, achievement motivation.
  • 3. Developmental psychology focused on PA and sports environment.
  • 4. Determinants influencing personality in sports.
  • 5. Psychology of high performance.
  • 6. Motor learning, motor behaviour, motor competence.
  • 7. Giftedness and disability (pathology in sports environment).
  • 8. Enhancing health and well-being
  • Routledge companion to sport and exercise psychology : global perspectives and fundamental concepts. Edited by Athanasios Papaiōannou - Dieter Hackfort. London: Routledge, 2014, xxiii, 100. ISBN 9781848721289. info
  • Doing sport psychology. Edited by Mark B. Andersen. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2000, xvii, 293. ISBN 0736000860. info
Teaching methods
- direct teaching – lectures, seminars – with follow up discussion. - workshops – with presentations - workshops – oriented on „field practice“ - self-study
Assessment methods
Closing requirements: - active participation in lectures - defence of the project (to be realized in a field practice) - survey (report) – situation in sport psychology at home university (country) - written exam: written – free answers, 3 open questions per 8 topics (see above) per 5 points max. maximum 40 points, min. 22 points for success.
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Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020, autumn 2021, autumn 2022, spring 2025.
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