05:476 Psychology of Sport [Skinner/Carter]

Prerequisites: 82:160 or 82:161 or permission of Instructor.

This course is designed to examine the influence of sport on individuals and behaviour. Topics to be discussed are: skill acquisition; age, sex, and class distinctions; competition and cooperation; sportsmanship; morale; stress and motivation; peak performances; aggression and violence; gambling; amateurism and professionalism; national and international sport policies.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 05:476 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Tom Skinner