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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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KIN 308 - Psychology of Physical Activity and Performance

Units: 4
Theoretical and evidence-based perspectives on psychological factors influencing and/or resultant of participation in physical activity and other learning and performance contexts. Topics include personality, motivation, arousal and anxiety, concentration, and group dynamics. Lecture Units: 3; Lab Units: 1.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: KIN 307.
Prerequisites: B.S. Kinesiology major, KIN 300.
Equivalent Quarter Course: KIN 3350 or KIN 4410.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Develop an understanding of affective, behavioral, and cognitive antecedents and consequences of human movement with an emphasis on optimal learning and performance in physical activity contexts.
  2. Gain comprehension of how participants’ psycho-social factors can differentially influence learning and performance in physical activity contexts.
  3. Gain comprehension of how participation in different physical activity learning and performance contexts can influence the psycho-social experience of participants
  4. Enhance understanding of group dynamics and group processes through hands-on exploration of how true groups form, develop, and perform.
  5. Increase ability to design and implement highly-individualized approaches to teaching movement skills to a variety of populations.
  6. Increase ability to effectively lead, or, be a member of a work group

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