Mental Wellbeing in Sport and Physical Activity online course

The Mental Wellbeing in Sport and Physical Activity course was written by EduCare in partnership with UK Athletics and England Athletics. The course is aimed at those who participate in sport and their support networks such as leaders, coaches, club volunteers, family and medical support staff.

Benefits

  • Have a greater awareness of common mental health disorders and their prevalence amongst sports people.
  • Recognise some of the warning signs of common mental health disorders.
  • Have an increased understanding of how the pressures of sport can impact on mental health.
  • Understand the health benefits of participating in sport and physical activity.
  • Know what to do if you are concerned about someone or yourself.
  • Know how to promote mental wellbeing in sport.

Course objectives

  • Gain a greater awareness of common mental health disorders and their prevalence
  • Recognise some of the warning signs of common mental health disorders
  • Have an increased understanding of how the pressures of sport can impact on mental health
  • Understand the health benefits of participating in sport and physical activity
  • Know what to do if you are concerned about someone
  • Know how to promote mental wellbeing in sport.

The module is an interactive self-paced course, including optional narration for accessibility, comprising one module and one questionnaire. Additional resources include printable handouts and downloadable modules for future reference. It costs £9.50 for the online course.

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