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Unit 7: What Do Sports People Do? Introduction to Sports Psychology

The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to famous sports quotes and the qualities sports people must possess in order to be successful in their chosen type of sports. The texts of this unit will offer a brief introduction to the history of sports psychology by explaining some  discipline-specific terms. Also, the unit is to introduce Coleman Griffith, America’s first sports psychologist. As an extension to the topic learners will get an insight into coaching philosophy, stress management and the use of question words.