Course: Psychology of Physical Education and Sport

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Course title Psychology of Physical Education and Sport
Course code KTS/0PSTJ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kukačka Vladislav, doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. The current state of psychology of physical exercise and sports, 2. Psychological characteristics of sports activity, typology of sports, personality of athlete 3. Perception of movement, kinesthesia, 4. Psychological aspects of motor learning 5. Emotions, motivation and activation in sports and physical exercise, 6. Pre-launch, starting and competitive states, 7. Aggression and audience action, assertiveness in sport, 8. Coaching, psychomotor, 9. Regulating Psychological Conditions Through Sporting and Motion Activities 10. Psychotherapy, Mental and Physical Health 11.Psychohygiene and physical activity 12. Socially psychological aspects of exercise 13. Test

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Preparation for classes - 13 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course starts with defining of basis concepts. The short history of exrcise and sports psychology follow. Research in this field also been taken into account. What is badly needs to emphasize in this context are healths of exercise.
Absolvent has elementary knowledge from sport and excercise psychology. He/she is able to apply knowledge from motivation, emotions, agresivity, etc. during physical education and sport.

Assessment methods and criteria
written exam
Recommended literature
  • Hošek, V. Psychologie odolnosti.. Praha : Karolinum, 2001.
  • Seiler, R., & Stock, A. Psychotrénink ve sportu a v životě.. Praha: Olympia, 1996., 1996.
  • Slepička, P., Hošek, V., & Hátlová, B. Psychologie sportu. Praha : Karolinum, 2009.

Study plans that include the course
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