Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AHS05001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name スポーツ心理学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Sport Psychology
セキヤ ヒロシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Thur5-8:IAS K110
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Powerpoint, DVD, Discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Sports Science
Eligible Students
Keywords SDG_03, Mental training, Motor skill learning, Exercise psychology 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
・The knowledge and understanding  to fully recognize the mutual relations and their importance among individual academic diciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information on individual academic disciplines.
・The abilities and skills to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, and to deliver presentations at a seminar or research meetings, and to answer questions. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Basic knowledge of motor control, motor learning, psychologicall skills training, and exercise psychology will be introduced. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Basic theory of sport and mind
lesson2 Psychological assesment in sport psychology
lesson3 Choking, slump, psychology of injury, mental management, psychological conditioning
lesson4 Mental training: Self-recognition, goal setting, motivation
lesson5 Mental training: Relaxation and psyching-up
lesson6 Mental training: Image training, concentration training
lesson7 Mental training:Positive thinking
lesson8 Psychology of coaching, Mental management of coaches
lesson9 Characteristics of motor skills
lesson10 Theory of motor skill learing
lesson11 Effective motor skill learing: Variability and contextual interference
lesson12 Effective motor skill learning: Feedback
lesson13 Influence of exercise on emotion
lesson14 Influence of exercise on cognition
lesson15 Exercise adherence: Theory and practice of behavior modification

Final examination 
Study-aid books will be introduced in the class. Documents will be uploaded on the web system. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Powerpoint presentation, DVD video, documents upleaded on the web system 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Documents uploaded on the web system and study-aid books should be used for preparation and reviewing. 
Grading Method Attitude toward the call (40%), Final Examination (60%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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