- Analyze the influence of psychological factors on participation and performance in sport and physical activity.
- To acquire skills and knowledge about sport psychology that you can apply as a coach, athlete, or other practitioners.
- To develop a better understanding of the processes involved in the relationship between sports and related social institutions, organizations, community and social interaction.
- To better understand the custom, tradition and social responsibilities associated with sports.
Sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. Although most sports teams have employed team physicians for many years, it is only since the late 20th century that sports medicine has emerged as a distinct field of health care. In some countries, Sports medicine (or Sport and Exercise medicine) is a recognized medical specialty (with similar training and standards to other medical specialties), whereas in other countries it is a special interest area but not an