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Online Course

Mental Skills Training for Sport and Health

Manchester Metropolitan University via FutureLearn

Overview

Learn sports psychology to improve physical performance in yourself or others

We all experience changing levels of motivation, self-confidence, and anxiety depending on the situation we’re in.

On this course, you’ll discover exercise and sports psychology and consider its relevance to contemporary issues in sport, health and fitness.

You’ll trace the relationship between the brain and the body in sport and exercise as you explore three mental skills training techniques and their application.

Using psychological knowledge, scientific research, and applied case study examples, you’ll learn how these psychological training techniques enhance athletic performance.

This course is designed for anyone who engages in, or is interested in, sport and physical activity.

It will be of particular interest and use to current or aspiring sport and exercise psychology practitioners, sports coaches, students, and professionals.

This course can be used as professional development training for a number of different disciplines, including sport psychology, health psychology, cognitive psychology, sports coaching, and personal training.

Taught by

Emily Webb

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