Our Exercise Psychology Certificate of Credit is a 10 week part-time course worth 20 credits. It enables you to understand how aspects of psychology can affect exercise and physical activity on an individual.
Who is this course suitable for?
This Level 4 course is suitable for people who are looking to start a career in Psychology, as well as those who are already professionals in the exercise and fitness provision looking to develop their psychological knowledge.
Exercise psychology can be useful to many types of professionals including private consultants, psychologists, GP’s, coaches, dieticians, personal trainers, health and social care professionals, P.E teachers and others that work across different sectors within the health and fitness industry.
What will I learn from this course?
You will learn the core principles of exercise psychology and study key areas such as stress, affect, mood, emotion, self-esteem and body image, anxiety and depression, pain, and theories of behaviour change and motivation.
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