Diploma in Sports Psychology

Diploma in Sports Psychology
@ CIRP - Colombo Institute of Research & Psychology

Diploma in Sports Psychology is a programme designed to provide individuals with core knowledge and skills required to better understand behaviors and thinking
patterns related to performance in sports in order to support sportsmen and women in various aspects and in different contexts.

During the programme students will be first introduced to biological, cognitive and social determinants of human behaviors and attitudes and then will specifically look
in to the sports related behaviors and attitudes. Programme will also discuss the psychological condition that affect achievement motivation, confidence, endurance,
competition, self-esteem, concentration, life style modification and adherence to training schedules.

Upon successful completion students will be able to :
- Understand the normal cognitive, social and biological determinants of human behavior
- Demonstrate core knowledge in Psychological processes responsible for sports related behaviors and attitudes
- Apply Psychological theories to improve performance and effectiveness in training, coaching , managing & motivating sportsmen & women
- Identify Psychological conditions that negatively affects performance and how to support sportsmen and women in these conditions


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