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Elite sport features significantly in the lives of huge numbers of people around the world, while the global sport market is estimated to be worth in excess of $500 billion dollars a year and growing steadily . Understanding and influencing psychological aspects of sport performance represents a complex and intriguing challenge. This open online micro-course provides a foundation level experience of theories that explain the impact of psychological factors on sport behaviour, and exposure to performance enhancement strategies that are commonly applied in the elite sport environment. It seeks to provide a foundation for further study of the theory and practices of sport psychology.