Mental Wellbeing in Sport and Physical Activity

This course is aimed at those who participate in sport and their support networks such as coaches, family and medical support staff, and was written in partnership with Jane Fylan, UK Athletics Welfare & Compliance Deputy and is endorsed by Double Gold Olympic medallist, Dame Kelly Holmes DBE.

Course description

By the end of this course you will:

  • 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
  • know how to promote mental wellbeing in sport.

Mental Wellbeing in Sport and Physical Activity, what are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £10.50 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



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This course is included as part of EduCare for Sport®, our bestselling training course package which combines a wide range of courses into one cost-effective bundle.

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Key features and benefits

Price £10.50 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 1 hour

Target Audience Sport

  • Level 2 course (as graded against the nationally accepted levels, equivalent to GCSE grades A*-C).
  • One module with a multiple choice questionnaire
  • One CPD credit* with a personalised downloadable certificate
  • Optional narration for accessibility
  • Produced in partnership with UK Athletics
  • 70% pass mark.
  • Additional resources include printable handouts with information about disclosures and helpline contacts and downloadable modules for future reference.

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"EduCare’s online resources have been central to UK Athletics’ Licensed Coaches & Officials continued professional training. They enable our governing body to ensure athletics stays safe, and supports our commitment to safeguarding from grass roots to the elite."

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