SPORT PSYCHOLOGY & INJURY MANAGEMENT 32S - Semester

SPI32S
Course Description

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.

Assessment
All assessments are Unit Standards and are internally assessed.

Future Possibilities
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.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 21648 v2 Apply basic psychological skills to sports performance
3
I
4
U.S. 20673 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of injuries, injury prevention and risks and hazards associated with sport or recreation
3
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.