SRJC Course Outlines

4/21/2024 7:46:52 PMKINES 56 Course Outline as of Summer 2012

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  KINES 56Title:  COMP & MOTIVATION - TEAM  
Full Title:  Competition and Motivation for Team Sports
Last Reviewed:4/25/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PHYED 56

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to the psychological, motivational, competitive and physical dimensions of team sports.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to the psychological, motivational, competitive and physical dimensions of team sports.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:
1. Analyze mental factors contributing to successful athletic performance.
2. Discuss the history of motivational aspects of team sport.
3. Evaluate the links between performance, emotion and attitude in athletic performance.
4. Apply visualization and goal setting techniques to improve athletic performance.
5. Discuss team building process and techniques.
6. Define and discuss experiential learning as it applies to achieving peak athletic performance.
7. Analyze non-physical factors contributing to the success of athletes and teams.

Topics and Scope
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I.     History of motivational techniques as they have been applied to sports
II.    Athletic performance assessment methods
      a. Film
      b. Outcome measures
      c. Pre and post testing
III.   Dealing with emotion in sports
      a. Success
      b. Failure
      c. Adversity
IV.   Mental toughness
      a. Definition
      b.  Application to improving athletic performance
V.    Habits of successful athletes
VI.   Dealing with physical injury
VII.  Pressure and performance including dealing with performance anxiety
VIII. Psychology of team sports
               a. Team building
               b. Team performance
IX.  Methods for improving performance
      a. Practice proper technique
      b. Utilize effective strategies
      c. Visualization
      d. Create and practice game like scenarios
X.  Aspects inherent in peak performance
      a. DNA
      b. Practice habits
      c. Strategy
XII. Goal setting approaches
      a. Identifying realistic personal and team goals
      b. Short and long term personal goals
      c. Short and long term team goals

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1. 3 to 6 written reflective journal assignments per semester
    A. Sports life-history
    B. Examination of attitudes toward practice and self-improvement.
2. Outline and develop a usable motivational/team building activity
3. Oral presentation on team building exercise
4. Midterm involving topics and scope items I through VI
5. Interview with former or current teammates and/or peer athletes.
6. 1-2 written assignments, 3 to 5 page essays regarding peak performance techniques
7. Multiple choice, essay, and true/false final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
3 to 6 written journal entries, 1 to 2 written assignments, and team building exercise
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Oral demonstration on team building exercise
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Midterm, and final exam that involve multiple choice, true/false, and essay questions
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
Class participation and attendance

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Successful Coaching. 3rd edition. Rainer Martens, Human Kinetics: 2004
Instructor prepared materials

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