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Applied Sport Psychology

Applied Sport Psychology Author Jean Williams
ISBN-10 9780077499952
Release 2014-02-14
Pages 576
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Applied Sport Psychology was written to introduce readers to psychological theories and techniques that can be used to enhance performance and personal growth of sport participants from youth to elite levels. The four-part organization covers learning, motivation, and social interaction; mental training for performance enhancement; implementing training programs; and enhancing health and well-being. This edition reflects the latest research, practice, and anecdotal examples in applied sport psychology. Applied Sport Psychology is particularly well suited as a text for classes in applied sport psychology and psychology of coaching. The book is also a valuable reference for practicing coaches, sport psychologists, and psychologists.



Looseleaf for Applied Sport Psychology Personal Growth to Peak Performance

Looseleaf for Applied Sport Psychology  Personal Growth to Peak Performance Author Vikki Krane
ISBN-10 1259344533
Release 2014-04-15
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Applied Sport Psychology was written to introduce readers to psychological theories and techniques that can be used to enhance performance and personal growth of sport participants from youth to elite levels. The four-part organization covers learning, motivation, and social interaction; mental training for performance enhancement; implementing training programs; and enhancing health and well-being. This edition reflects the latest research, practice, and anecdotal examples in applied sport psychology. Applied Sport Psychology is particularly well suited as a text for classes in applied sport psychology and psychology of coaching. The book is also a valuable reference for practicing coaches, sport psychologists, and psychologists.



Sport Psychology for Coaches

Sport Psychology for Coaches Author Damon Burton
ISBN-10 0736039864
Release 2008
Pages 290
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This book presents an applied approach to sport psychology and is designed to enable coaches and students to understand key sport psychology tools. It provides coaches with a practical discussion of motivation, communication, stress management, mental imagery and other important topics. It is a reader-friendly organisation that includes: learning objectives that introduce each chapter; sidebars illustrating sport-specific applications of key concepts and principles and chapter summaries.



Applied Sport Psychology Personal Growth to Peak Performance

Applied Sport Psychology  Personal Growth to Peak Performance Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781467265324
Release 2016-09-26
Pages 52
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Applied Sport Psychology, Personal Growth to Peak Performance. In this book, you will learn topics such as A Positive Approach to Coaching Effectiveness and Performance Enhancement, Motivational Processes and the Facilitation of Quality Engagement in Sport, The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Theory: When Coaches` Expectations `Become Reality, and Leadership Effectiveness and Decision Making in Coaches plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Doing Sport Psychology

Doing Sport Psychology Author Mark B. Andersen
ISBN-10 0736000860
Release 2000
Pages 293
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Mark B. Andersen examines authentic examples of sport psychologists at work to teach readers how to use their knowledge of sport psychology in an effective and efficient manner.



Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology

Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology Author Stephanie J. Hanrahan
ISBN-10 9781136966675
Release 2010-10-18
Pages 584
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The Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology is a definitive guide to the theory and practice of applied sport psychology. It goes further than any other book in surveying the full variety of issues that practising sport psychologists will confront in their working lives. It introduces the most important tools and skills that psychologists will need to be truly helpful to their clients, and it also adopts a holistic definition of the role of the sport psychologist, explaining how effective counselling, assessment, and therapeutic models can add important extra dimensions to professional practice. The book is divided into seven thematic sections, addressing: counselling assessment theoretical and therapeutic models issues for the individual athlete, from injury and overtraining to depression issues for teams, from conflict resolution to travel working with special populations mental skills, such as imagery, goal setting, and concentration. Moving beyond the traditional tracks of clinical psychology and performance enhancement, the authors in this book argue convincingly that psychologists would benefit from attempting to understand athletes’ social and familial contexts – their health, happiness, and interpersonal dynamics in the broadest sense – if they are to serve their clients’ best interests. With contributions from many of the world’s leading sport psychologists, and with clear descriptions of best practice in each chapter, the Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology is essential reading for all serious students and practitioners of sport psychology, counselling, applied sport science, health psychology, and related fields.



Advances in Sport Psychology

Advances in Sport Psychology Author Thelma S. Horn
ISBN-10 0736057358
Release 2008
Pages 499
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The updated third edition of Advances in Sport Psychologyoffers a view of the latest research in the field of sport psychology. The text is written by 34 of the field's most prolific researchers and scholars, including Maureen Weiss, Shane Murphy, and Albert Carron. These contributors extend the boundaries that have defined the field and provide a clear direction for future research. This third edition has been completely revised to reflect the advances that have occurred in the field within the past several years. The text provides readers with a complete picture of current research and emerging topics in sport psychology while challenging researchers to examine the factors that keep this discipline growing. Advances in Sport Psychology, Third Edition, provides a fresh look at sport psychology with these features: -Four new chapters on qualitative research methods, achievement goal theories, self-confidence, and family and peer influences -Significant revisions of the second-edition chapters, along with more concise overviews of individual topics -An analysis and synthesis of the state of knowledge for each topic and a discussion of future research directions The text focuses on the most important and active areas of current research, which recognize the merging of individual and socioenvironmental factors in making sense of sport performance and behavior. Each chapter includes a definition of terms, an explanation of the chapter's scope, and an outline of the sections. The author then provides a review of the available research and theory on the chapter's main topic, analyzes the state of knowledge in the area, and devotes significant space to future research directions. The book is divided into four parts. Part Ioffers a comprehensive introduction to the field, including definitions, history, and research paradigms and methodologies. Part IIexplores individual characteristics that affect sport participants' behavior, including self-perceptions, attributional patterns and perceptions of control, motivational orientations, and achievement goal perspectives. Part IIIexplores socioenvironmental factors that affect sport participants' behaviors. Part IVdelves into the research and theory concerning intervention techniques used for enhancing performance and modifying athletes' behaviors, including imagery and mental rehearsal, attentional processes, goal setting, and flow and peak performance. Advances in Sport Psychology, Third Edition, offers a new and thorough understanding of where sport psychology has been, where it is now, and where it is headed. This text will help students prepare and conduct their own research, and it will be a great reference for professionals who want to stay on the cutting-edge of the field.



Handbook of Sport Psychology

Handbook of Sport Psychology Author Gershon Tenenbaum
ISBN-10 0470068248
Release 2007-10-05
Pages 938
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Endorsed by the International Society of Sport Psychology, this classic reference draws on an international roster of experts and scholars in the field who have assembled state-of-the-art knowledge into this thorough, well-rounded, and accessible volume. It is completely updated to reflect the latest research and is an indispensable resource for any student or professional interested in the field of sport psychology.



Sport Psychology in Practice

Sport Psychology in Practice Author Mark B. Andersen
ISBN-10 073603711X
Release 2005
Pages 338
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Just another applied sport psych book? Hardly. Get ready to take off in uncharted territory with Sport Psychology in Practice,which delves into complex, sensitive, and even taboo topics that many other texts have not approached. Compiled by renowned psychologist Mark Andersen, this text presents comprehensive and realistic dialogues between athletes and sport psychologists. These exchanges provide a real-world sensibility to the topics expressed in the book. The text guides readers through these situations: -Understanding the dynamics of a variety of issues, including alcohol abuse and violence, referral processes, erotic transference and countertransference, and communication problems between coaches and athletes -Working with diverse clients, including athletes of color, gay and lesbian athletes, and disabled athletes -Presenting to and working with entire teams -Plumbing the depths of several complex topics, including eating disorders and injury and identity issues In addition to covering some of these complex and deeply personal topics, the text details the fundamental issues of applied sport psychology, including developing the consultant–client relationship and connecting with teams, coaches, and individuals. In dealing with relationships a sport psychologist would typically face, Sport Psychology in Practiceaddresses serious ethical and philosophical issues and asks more general questions about the field and how to work with clients. Sport Psychology in Practicecontains insights from an elite list of contributors who explain, using real-life examples, how they successfully and ethically “do” sport psychology. Methods that have worked for the most respected practitioners in the field are presented with an informal, engaging approach and rely substantially on dialogue and actual experiences. In addition, the book offers expert commentary after three chapters, expanding on the issues within each of those chapters. It includes an afterword that analyzes the key points in the book. This book is a great starting point for discussion among students and long-time practitioners regarding how the field should evolve and what issues should continue to be debated. Part I of Sport Psychology in Practiceaddresses the processes of presenting sport psychology to groups, including youths and disabled athletes. Part II tackles the complex issues surrounding athletes' concerns and ethical situations. The authors discuss cases that required great compassion in dealing with athletes in fragile conditions and precarious situations. Part III explores issues related to working with diverse athletes, including athletes of color and gay and lesbian athletes. You will consider the challenges these athletes face, the development of the relationships between the athletes and sport psychologists, and considerations of sport psychologists' own prejudices and human frailty. Sport Psychology in Practicecovers the fundamentals and delves into complex and even threatening areas. It pushes the practice of sport psychology further than most other texts. With its coverage of taboo topics and its occasional use of frank language, it will be sure to provoke debate, discussion, and controversy—and to be a solid resource for students and professionals alike.



The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology Author Shane M. Murphy
ISBN-10 9780199731763
Release 2012-09-06
Pages 775
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The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology describes current research findings in the study of human performance: what makes performance excellent and what can go wrong? For the first time in one volume, experts from all fields of performance are brought together, covering domains including sports, the performing arts, business, executive coaching, the military, and other applicable, high-risk professions.



Assessment in Applied Sport Psychology

Assessment in Applied Sport Psychology Author Taylor, Jim
ISBN-10 9781492526346
Release 2017-09-08
Pages 328
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Assessment in Applied Sport Psychology is a comprehensive resource that will help practitioners gain a deep understanding of assessment in order to build trusting relationships and effective intervention plans that address the needs and goals of their clients.



Studyguide for Applied Sport Psychology

Studyguide for Applied Sport Psychology Author Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN-10 1428803130
Release 2006-06
Pages 196
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Sport Psychology

Sport Psychology Author Daniel L. Wann
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106019465100
Release 1997
Pages 432
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Written from a psychologist's perspective, this enlightening study offers a general overview of the application of psychology to sport settings. Examining the diverse array of issues that make up sport psychology today, the book discusses the foundations of sport psychology, explores participation in sport, covers topics related directly or indirectly to athletic performance, examines sport psychology intervention strategies, considers the social psychology of sport, and addresses the psychology of the sports fan and spectator. Unique topic coverage includes a look at research methods in sport psychology, character building in sport, issues relevant to female athletes, role anxiety, relaxation training for coaches, and much more. For professionals in physical education and/or psychology.



Training Professionals in the Practice of Sport Psychology

Training Professionals in the Practice of Sport Psychology Author John M. Silva
ISBN-10 1885693761
Release 2007
Pages 224
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This book makes a significant contribution for those who are, or will be involved in the practice of sport psychology. Filling the gap in current resources, and addressing the many aspects of training for sport psychology, it will prove useful for both students and professionals. Filled with examples and practical situations, it examines the role of the counsellor in helping athletes learn performance-enhancing techniques, in addition to assisting them to cope with personal issues that are impeding their success.



Applied Sport Psychology

Applied Sport Psychology Author Brian Hemmings
ISBN-10 9780470745038
Release 2013-09-09
Pages 264
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Taking a refreshingly different approach to the subject, this new textbook uses original case studies of psychological support work with individual athletes and groups to illustrate the underlying theory and inform the reader of cutting edge practice in the field. It addresses ‘real world’ issues and helps the student understand the problems and challenges that the sport psychologist faces and is employed to resolve. The book begins by exploring the use of case studies as a professional method for disseminating applied knowledge and practice in sport psychology. The remaining chapters constitute the core of the book: the case studies themselves. Each case study demonstrates scientific rigour in reporting the background information, initial assessment, intervention and monitoring, evaluation of the intervention, and also considers consultant effectiveness through reflective practice. The chapters also contain summaries and an accompanying set of questions for students. Written by a team of experienced practitioners this book shows how sport psychology actually works in practice. As such it will prove invaluable to students of sport psychology in both sport and exercise science and psychology programmes. It will also be an extremely useful resource for coaches and sports professionals undergoing training in sport psychology.



Being a Sport Psychologist

Being a Sport Psychologist Author Richard Keegan
ISBN-10 9781137300904
Release 2015-11-03
Pages 304
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In this approachable and accessible guide, Richard Keegan explores and illustrates the key roles that effective sport psychologists perform. With a wealth of practical advice, real-world examples, engaging anecdotes, and an integrated case study, this is the best possible resource for anyone interested in a career in sport psychology.



A Game for Rough Girls

A Game for Rough Girls Author Jean Williams
ISBN-10 9781135136147
Release 2013-03-07
Pages 240
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Can we truly call football England's 'national' game? How have we arrived at this point of such clear inequality between men's and women's football? Between 1921 and 1972, women were banned from playing in football League grounds in the UK. Yet in 1998 FIFA declared that "the future is feminine" and that football was the fastest growing sport for women globally. The result of several years of original research, the book traces the continuities in women's participation since the beginnings of the game, and highlights the significant moments that have influenced current practice. The text provides: *insight into the communities and individual experiences of players, fans, investors, administrators and coaches *examination of the attitudes and role of national and international associations *analysis of the development of the professional game *comparisons with women's football in mainland Europe, the USA and Africa. A Game for Rough Girls is the first text to properly theorize the development of the game. Examining recreational and elite levels, the author provides a thorough critique, placing women's experience in the context of broader cultural and sports studies debates on social change, gender, power and global economics.