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CODE 80902
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/06
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The 'Psychology of Work and Organizations in Sport' module is part of the Integrated Course 'Psychological and sociological aspects of sports performance' with two others.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This teaching module provides the student with knowledge relating to the most important aspects of Sport Psychology in the purely professional dimension. It essentially aims to establish what the optimal conditions are for the adaptation of the sporting individual (athlete or technician) to the drives and psychic needs that underlie the performance, especially in relation to the organization of the sporting enterprise.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

In-depth study of the main areas of study and intervention of psychology applied to organized work contexts (profit and non-profit) in the sports sector and in the field of physical and motor exercise.

Knowledge of the various types of sports organizations

Evaluation of the main similarities and differences between the world of work and the world of sport (for example between work groups and sports teams).

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons and collective discussion.

Any Student with documented Specific Learning Disorders (SLD), or with any special needs, should contact the Lecturer(s) and to the dedicated SLD Representative in the Department before class begins, in order to liaise and arrange the specific teaching methods so that the learning aims and outcomes may be met.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Connection between person and work and person and organization (motivational processes of organized work in the profit and non-profit contexts of sport, in the field of physical exercise and free time).

Work experience and performance (types of tasks, relationship between time and work, safety in the workplace, stress and quality of work, job satisfaction).

Organizational behaviors (leadership and leaders, organizational hierarchies, work groups and group work, contributions from ergonomics and cognitive psychology).

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

G. Sarchielli, F. Fraccaroli (2017) - Introduzione alla psicologia del lavoro. Il Mulino, Bologna.

M. Depolo (2007) - Psicologia delle organizzazioni. Il Mulino, Bologna (Chapeter 1, 2, 3).

Slides.

LESSONS

LESSONS START

II semester.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The assessment of the level of learning, ongoing and final, can take place in different ways:

- oral and/or written test;

- evaluation of students' active participation in exercises and seminar activities;

- oral and/or written exams, during which students will have to demonstrate that they have understood the topics that were the subject of the course.