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Perception Cognition and Decision Training

Perception  Cognition  and Decision Training Author Joan N. Vickers
ISBN-10 0736042563
Release 2007
Pages 267
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Joan Vickers presents evidence on gaze control within visual perception and action in sport as well as the science underlying decision training.



Performance Psychology

Performance Psychology Author Markus Raab
ISBN-10 9780128033913
Release 2015-09-24
Pages 366
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This book integrates findings from across domains in performance psychology to focus on core research on what influences peak and non-peak performance. The book explores basic and applied research identifying cognition-action interactions, perception-cognition interactions, emotion-cognition interactions, and perception-action interactions. The book explores performance in sports, music, and the arts both for individuals and teams/groups, looking at the influence of cognition, perception, personality, motivation and drive, attention, stress, coaching, and age. This comprehensive work includes contributions from the US, UK, Canada, Germany, and Australia. Integrates research findings found across domains in performance psychology Includes research from sports, music, the arts, and other applied settings Identifies conflicts between cognition, action, perception, and emotion Explores influences on both individual and group/team performance Investigates what impacts peak performance and error production



Best Practice for Youth Sport

Best Practice for Youth Sport Author Vealey, Robin
ISBN-10 9780736066969
Release 2015-11-19
Pages 432
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Best Practice for Youth Sport tackles the increasing professionalization and specialization of youth sport and the changing culture of youth sport. The text explores developmentally appropriate practice and encourages athlete-centered practices that are truly beneficial for young athletes.



Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes

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ISBN-10 9781450436809
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Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes book for free.



Mind and Motion The Bidirectional Link between Thought and Action

Mind and Motion  The Bidirectional Link between Thought and Action Author Markus Raab
ISBN-10 0080886140
Release 2009-05-27
Pages 374
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This volume investigates the implications of how our brain directs our movements on decision making. An extensive body of knowledge in chapters from international experts is presented as well as integrative group reports discussing new directions for future research. The understanding of how people make decisions is of central interest to experts working in fields such as psychology, economics, movement science, cognitive neuroscience, neuroinformatics, robotics, and sport science. For the first time the current volume provides a multidisciplinary overview of how action and cognition are integrated in the planning of and decisions about action. * Offers intense, focused, and genuine interdisciplinary perspective * Conveys state-of-the-art and outlines future research directions on the hot topic of mind and motion (or embodied cognition) * Includes contributions from psychologists, neuroscientists, movement scientists, economists, and others



Dynamics of Skill Acquisition

Dynamics of Skill Acquisition Author Keith Davids
ISBN-10 0736036865
Release 2008
Pages 251
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This is an upper-level undergraduate or graduate textbook for courses in human movement and skill acquisition. A professional reference for movement practitioners and scientists, including teachers, coaches, physical educators, physical therapists, rehabilitation specialists, sport scientists, psychologists, biomechanists, and physiologists. The book provides a comprehensive analysis of the evolution of the constraints-led perspective, a recognized theory in motor learning and control. It outlines the development of a conceptual model of coordination and control within a multidisciplinary framework, capturing the various interlocking scales of analysis (e.g., neural, behavioral, psychological) and the many subsystems (e.g., perceptual and movement) involved in producing behavior. A conceptual model of coordination and control is important not just for designing learning environments, but it is also important for ensuring that learners gain positive experiences when acquiring motor skills. Practitioners and students will appreciate the applied focus which outlines a model of human movement with specific constraints-led approach strategies that address skill acquisition across a variety of professions, including teaching, coaching, and rehabilitation. By learning both the theoretical origins and applications for implementing a constraints-led approach to movement skill acquisition, readers will gain insight into how the informed organization of learning and rehabilitation environments produces more effective and efficient use of practice and therapy time.



Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise

Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise Author Joseph Baker
ISBN-10 9781317691181
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 454
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Understanding and developing expertise is an important concern for any researcher or practitioner working in elite or high performance sport. Whether it's identifying talented young athletes or developing methods for integrating cutting-edge sport science into daily coaching practice, scientists, coaches and researchers all need to understand the skills, characteristics, and knowledge that distinguish the expert performer in sport. The Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise is the first book to offer a comprehensive overview of current research and practice in the emerging field of sports expertise. Adopting a multi-disciplinary, multi-faceted approach, the book offers in-depth discussion of methodological and philosophical issues in sport expertise, as well as the characteristics that describe sporting ‘experts’ and how they can be facilitated and developed. Exploring research, theory and practice, the book also examines how scientists and practitioners can work together to improve the delivery of applied sport science. With contributions from many of the world’s leading researchers in expertise and skill acquisition in sport, the Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise is important reading for any advanced student, researcher, coach or sport science support officer looking to better understand this cutting-edge topic.



Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance 2nd Edition

Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance 2nd Edition Author Hoffman, Jay
ISBN-10 9781450442244
Release 2014-03-07
Pages 520
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This text contains an in-depth discussion of physiological adaptation to exercise with a goal of providing practical applications to facilitate exercise prescriptions for a variety of athletes.



Perceptual motor Activities for Children

Perceptual motor Activities for Children Author Jill A. Johnstone
ISBN-10 9781450401548
Release 2011
Pages 227
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Perceptual-Motor Activities for Children: An Evidence-Based Guide to Building Physical and Cognitive Skillscontains 200 station activities that you can use to develop perceptual-motor skills in kids from preschool through elementary grades. The activities can be used in a 32-week sequential program or individually. You also receive a web resource that offers activity cards, bonus activities, active learning cards, audio tracks, a record sheet, and other tools.



Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

Applying Music in Exercise and Sport Author Karageorghis, Costas I.
ISBN-10 9781492513810
Release 2016-08-03
Pages 352
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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport combines contemporary research, evidence-based practice, and specific recommendations to help exercise and sport professionals, researchers, coaches, students, and enthusiasts use music to enhance physical activity enjoyment, motivation, and performance.



Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition

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ISBN-10 9781450421683
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Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition book for free.



Volleyball Fundamentals

Volleyball Fundamentals Author Joel Dearing
ISBN-10 0736045082
Release 2003
Pages 135
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Presents an introduction to volleyball, discussing the basic features and rules of the game, and featuring diagrams, photographs, and explanations of various court positions and playing skills.



Exercise and Its Mediating Effects on Cognition

Exercise and Its Mediating Effects on Cognition Author Waneen Wyrick Spirduso
ISBN-10 0736057862
Release 2007
Pages 288
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Current research is changing the notion that little can be done to deflect the inexorable damage done to the brain by the aging process. Exercise and Its Mediating Effects on Cognitionshows that although many factors contribute to a healthy mind, an active lifestyle provides positive contributions to the cognitive functioning of the aging brain. Exercise and Its Mediating Effects on Cognitionexamines how physical activity can indirectly affect cognitive function by influencing mediators--such as sleep quality, nutrition, disease states, anxiety, and depression--that affect physical and mental resources for cognition. This volume also identifies and studies key sources of individual variations in exercise and cognitive processes. Seventeen internationally recognized experts in exercise, cognition, neurobiological processes, and aging provide a review of the state of knowledge and, where appropriate, provide practical applications of research findings. The book's review of research will update and expand current thinking on pertinent issues regarding the relationship between exercise and cognition. The research presented in Exercise and Its Mediating Effects on Cognitionis organized within a general model that illustrates the interrelationships of exercise and physical activity and the mediators that enhance cognition. Each chapter begins with an overview of how the topic fits into the general model. Following each chapter, a summary provides not only the highlights of the chapter but also the consensus or controversies associated with the chapter topic. The first chapter outlines the exercise-cognition model developed by Spirduso, Poon, Chodzko-Zajko, and the text's contributors. Chapter 2 discusses exercise, mediators that affect physical and mental resources for cognition, and the combined relational effect on the cognitive process. Chapters 3 through 5 present research conducted on exercise and cognition in relation to depression, stress, and self-efficacy. Chapter 6 discusses cognitive energetics. Methodological problems of exercise and mental resources are presented in chapter 7; and diet, motor behavior, and cognition are discussed in chapter 8. Chapters 9 and 10 discuss the relationships between exercise, sleep, and cognition. The effects of exercise on cognition in cases of hypertension, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are presented in chapters 11 through 13. In the final chapter, the editors offer conclusions and future research directions. Exercise and Its Mediating Effects on Cognitionis the second of a three-volume series in Human Kinetics' Aging, Exercise, and Cognition series, which presents advanced research and key issues for understanding and researching the links between exercise, aging, and cognition. In Exercise and Its Mediating Effects on Cognition, internationally known experts define current knowledge and future directions to address issues of active living, cognitive functioning, and aging. All three volumes are essential references for cognitive gerontologists, medical and health science researchers, exercise science researchers and professionals, and public health administrators interested in scientific evidence demonstrating the beneficial effects of regular physical activity on cognitive functioning and general health during the aging process.



Total Hockey Training

Total Hockey Training Author Skahan, Sean
ISBN-10 9781492520146
Release 2016-02-15
Pages 304
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Former 13-year NHL strength and conditioning coach Sean Skahan offers training and conditioning methods used by some of the world’s greatest players. Included are position-specific preseason, in-season, and off-season training regimens and 200 exercises and drills to elevate individual and team performance.



Sports Vision

Sports Vision Author Graham B. Erickson
ISBN-10 9780750675772
Release 2007
Pages 308
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From basic eye care services to visual performance enhancement training, this evidence-based resource explores a wide range of sports vision services, addressing many of the questions you may have regarding assessment and treatment procedures, outcome expectations, and applications to sport. You'll find a thorough review and discussion of the role of vision care in an athlete's performance, as well as practical recommendations for applying current research findings to clinical practice. The accompanying CD-ROM enables you to easily print your own copies and versions of evaluation forms, screening forms, sample profiles, and patient handouts, plus other samples and resources used in client assessment and training! Evidence-based information covers a wide range of sports vision services. A task analysis approach used throughout the text allows the reader to develop solid reasoning skills and evaluate information needed for clinical practice. Coverage of goals, expectations, and strategies assists in determining the treatment options for a multitude of sports. Practical, clinically oriented chapters on assessment, prescribing, and ocular injuries provide the essential information needed for clinical practice in an easy-to-use reference. Addresses vision training from the certified athletic trainer's (ATC) perspective, reflecting the collaboration between athletic trainers, optometrists, and ophthalmologists in managing athletes. Visual aids including photographs, tables, and boxed text help to clarify important concepts and allow ease of access to important information. A CD-ROM is included allowing quick access to important resources used in client assessment and training.



Coaching Excellence

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ISBN-10 9781450439190
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Social Psychology in Sport

Social Psychology in Sport Author Sophia Jowett
ISBN-10 0736057803
Release 2007
Pages 353
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The book is designed to allow readers to study issues in isolation or as part of a course or a module. The five main parts are Relationships in Sport, Coach Leadership and Group Dynamics, Motivational Climate, Key Social and Cognitive Processes in Sport, and The Athlete in the Wider Sport Environment. Each chapter is cross-referenced and provides a clear description of the topic and a concise theoretical overview along with a discussion of existing research. The chapters also introduce new research ideas, suggest practical research applications, and conclude with summaries and questions to help instructors engage the class in discussion and to help students follow the key points."--Publisher's website.