This course is designed to give managers, coaches, trainers and athletes a clear insight into anxiety and stress and how they can affect sporting performance. Anxiety is a term used to describe uncomfortable feelings of nervousness, worry, and tension, which everyone feels from time to time. According to the Oxford Companion to the Body, anxiety is an emotional state, represented by a feeling of dread, apprehension, or fear. This can apply to many aspects of life and sport. It is known that the intensity of competition and the level of the athlete impacts on arousal, anxiety and stress. The more importance that is attached to a game or to a competition by an athlete, player, team, manager or coach the more anxious athletes/players are likely to become. As a manager or coach it is important to identify whether the players are susceptible to high levels of anxiety or not. This course addresses the issue how the manager or coach can assist athletes and playersto control and manage stress in the competitive arena and hence to enhance their performance levels.
The following topics are covered in this course:
This course is delivered in modular format.
As soon as you gain entry to the course all the course content is accessible.
The course will contain a series of topics. We encourage participants to study them in the order presented.
Course Assessment must be attempted before the final 5 days of enrolment.
Assessment for the course is by MCQ. This MCQ contains 20 questions.
Each question will have 4 possible answers.
Some questions will have more than one correct answer.
A MCQ can only be attempted ONCE. It is your responsibility to ensure that mobile phones are turned-off and you should seek to be alone for the duration of the MCQ.
The MCQ for this course can take up to 45 minutes.
In the case of failing an MCQ arrangements will be made to allow a second attempt.
As soon as you have submitted the Course MCQ, you are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know that you have completed the course.
Certificates will be posted out within 10 days of successful course completion
Each participant is enrolled for 60 days and are given this period in which to complete the course and the end of course assessment.
Emails will be sent automatically to participants with the final 15 days of the course to remind them to complete the course or to ask for an extension.
If one has problems with completing the course in 60 days, they are asked to email email@example.com for an extension. The request must arrive before the 5th last day of enrolment.