Who is this program for?
The program is relevant to those interested and involved in the sport and leisure industry eg. coaches, athletes, strength & conditioning professionals, physiotherapists, P.E. teachers, personal trainers, etc. The program may also be of interest to business leaders and managers in terms of understanding what drives performance, staff motivation, leadership, and team cohesion. The program will examine a broad range of topical issues with the sport and exercise psychology profession through the application of theory and research.
Including exclusive course contributions from:
In collaboration with:
WEEK 1 -Introduction to Sports and Exercise Psychology
WEEK 2 -Motivation and the Winning Mind
WEEK 3 -Personality in Sports and Exercise Psychology
WEEK 4 -Compassion, Empathy, and Transformation
WEEK 5 – Stress in Exercise and Sports Psychology
WEEK 6 -Focus on Sports and Exercise Psychology
WEEK 7 -Groups and Teams in Sports and Exercise Psychology
WEEK 8 -Mental Toughness and Resilience
With unique course contributions from Dan Abrahams (Sports Psychologist for England Rugby & England Golf, and many Premier League football teams), Tom Whittaker (Performance Director for British Weightlifting & British Diving, and former professional rugby player), Kelly Sotherton (3-time Olympic medallist for Team GB), and Angus Kinnear (Managing Director – Leeds United FC) this is a truly innovative and practically grounded course that will ensure that you have a competitive advantage in your performance management, or if you are seeking a pathway into the more advanced study in the field of sports & exercise psychology.
Rushford maintains very high standards for students who enter our academic programs. The following criteria need to be met before admission is offered to a prospective student.
High School Diploma
For students who don’t have a formal qualification, Rushford uses Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE). Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Proficiency in English:
Evidence of Proficiency in English
IELTS 6.0+ , OR
PTE 50+ , OR
TOEFL 550+, OR
Any other proficiency test taken in the last 2 years
English Proficiency Waiver:
The English proficiency test is waived for the following candidates:
Native English Speakers, OR;
Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;
Applicants having completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English speaking country, OR;
2 years of work experience in a setting in which English is the primary language of work
Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government. EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland and is recognized, supported, and endorsed by the following organizations: • Swiss Federal Government • Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) • State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) • Swiss Conference for Professional Training department (SBBK) • Swiss Association of Employment Departments (VSAA) • Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB)
Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is a member of the “Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) ACBSP is a global accrediting body which accredits business programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree levels worldwide since 1988. Rushford Business School is part of a membership that extends to more than 60 countries. ACBSP members are amongst the best educators in their respective fields, interested in learning innovative teaching methods, improving the delivery of business education programs, and creative value for their students.
Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is a member of the “International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)” The IACBE accredits business programs that lead to degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels in institutions of higher education worldwide. All modes of delivery, campuses, locations, and instructional sites, as well as all business programs regardless of degree level, will normally be included in the IACBE accreditation review.
Rushford Business School is a proud supporter and Signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME). PRME is an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact founded in 2007 as a platform to encourage and increase awareness and integration of sustainability in business schools around the world. Today, PRME is the largest coordinated effort between the world’s business schools and the United Nations. Rushford Business School became a PRME signatory in 2020. As a school, we understand the privilege and responsibility of providing quality education that gives learners the knowledge and tools they need to succeed, change lives, and transform societies.
James Lind Institute is a proud member of the prestigious International Council for Open & Distance Education. ICDE has consultative partner status with UNESCO and shares UNESCO’s key value – the universal right to education for all. ICDE further derives its position from the unique knowledge and experience of its members throughout the world in the development and use of new methodologies and emerging technologies.