Central University of Rajasthan had started Department of Sports Psychology under School of Sports Sciences MYAS-CURAJ supported by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) Govt. of India. This department encourages students enthusiastic for making a career in Psychological aspects of sports. This department provides one Masters Program in Sports Psychology. This course teaches how psychology of a human bieng/sports person/athelete influences sports/athletic performance, exercise, and physical activity. It is a proficiency that uses psychological knowledge and skills to address optimal performance and well-being of athletes, developmental and social aspects of sports participation, and systemic issues associated with sports settings and organizations.
M.A./M.Sc. Sports Psychology
(a) Name of the Program: M.A./M.Sc. Sports Psychology
(b) Objectives of the program: The 2-Years Master’s Program would help to develop a career in Sports Psychology, The students would learn how the human psychology influences sports/athletic performances and the effects of exercise and physical activity on the psychology. The programme provides an insight into the theoretical and practical orientation of sports psychology and the basic skills of psychological counselling that could be applied in the context of sports coaching.
(c) Intake and eligibility:
Eligibility: Bachelors’ Degree in any subject with Psychology as the subject or any other examination recognized equivalent there to or higher degree with 50% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate for General category and 45% or equivalent grade for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates.
Associate Professor, Coordinator-School
M.Sc. Applied & Industrial Microbiology, Utkal Univ. Odisha; Lic.Tech. Engg. Proc. Metall. LTU; Ph.D. Engg. Proc. Metallurgy, LTU Sweden; Post Doc. UCT South Africa; Scientist KIGAM South Korea; Asst. Prof. SRM Univ. Chennai; Marie Curie Fellow SDU Turkey
Department is in the process of establishing a well-equipped laboratory to carry out research in the area of Sports Psychology along with a Computer lab which would allow the students to enrich and sharpen their knowledge both in instrumentation techniques and software. Various Models, Charts and Instruments have been procured in the labs:
- Full articulated Skeleton
- Torso with Head and Interchangeable Male and Female Genitals
- Vertebral Column with Stand
- Anatomical Model of Heart, Stomach, Liver, Ear, Eye, Brain, Kidney
- Functional human joint models
- Disarticulated Human Bones
- Charts on all the systems of the body : Respiratory system, Circulatory System, Muscular System, Skeletal System, Nervous System, Reproductive System, Lymphatic System, Endocrine System, etc.
- Anthropometric Rods
- Digital Stadiometer
- Manual Stadiometer
- Digital Skin fold Callipers
- Sit and Reach Box
- Digital Glucometer
- Digital Cholesterol Analyser
- Finger Pulse Oximeter
- Digital Metronomes
- Digital Weighing Scale
- Girth Measuring Tapes
- Portable Spirometer
- Semi-autometic Biochemistry Analyzer
- Hot Air Ove
- Weighing Scale
- Weighing Balance
- Bench Top pH meter
- Table Top Vortex Mixer
- Hot Plate with Stirrer
The School strives to be on the forefront of research in the field of Sports Psychology. This is the much needed research area in global scenario today. The research in this area can address not only the need for sports performance, but also issues of wellbeing and wellness. To achieve this school is currently working to establish well furnished-state of the art laboratories. The School has a trained pool of researchers and dedicated to tap this potential. Various sophisticated equipment’s will be procured in the near future to cater the research.