SPORT PSYCHOLOGY & INJURY MANAGEMENT 32S - Semester
Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Peawini
The Sport Psychology and Injury Management semester focuses on two main areas which has a major impact on an athlete’s performance:
1. Sport Psychology - how an athlete can improve their sporting performance through mental strategies and design a programme that uses these strategies to help an athlete perform better.
2. Injury Management - specific sports injuries, the initial treatment of these injuries and the process required for the athlete to return to sport.
All assessments are Unit Standards and are internally assessed.
Students who complete this course can move into tertiary study at New Zealand Institute of Sport or Ara Institute of Canterbury and careers within the sport, recreation and fitness industry. These could include but are not limited to fitness instruction, personal trainer, gym instruction, after school and holiday programmes, coaching and Armed Services.
Recommended Prior Learning
• Reasonable attainment of Level 2 NCEA credits is recommended.
• SPL22S and SPO22S are an advantage but not essential.
• Performance in SPL22S and SPO22S will be taken into consideration for enrolling in SPI32S.
• Commitment to the demands of this course inside and outside of school hours.
Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.