Handbook of Sport Psychology

The fourth edition of a classic, leading resource for the field of sport, exercise, and performance psychology Now expanded to two volumes, and featuring a wealth of new chapters from highly respected scholars in the field, this all-new ...

Handbook of Sport Psychology

Handbook of Sport Psychology

The fourth edition of a classic, leading resource for the field of sport, exercise, and performance psychology Now expanded to two volumes, and featuring a wealth of new chapters from highly respected scholars in the field, this all-new edition of the Handbook of Sports Psychology 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. Endorsed by the International Society of Sport Psychology, it represents an invaluable source of theoretical and practical information on our understanding of the role of psychology in sport, exercise, and performance—and how that understanding can be applied in order to improve real-world outcomes. Presented in eight parts, the Handbook of Sports Psychology, 4th Edition adds new material on emerging areas such as mindfulness, brain mapping, self-consciousness, and mental toughness, and covers special topics such as gender and cultural diversity, athletes with disabilities, and alcohol and drug use in sports. In addition, it covers classic topics such as what motivates an athlete to perform; why do some choke under pressure; how do top performers handle leadership roles; what does one do to mentally train; how an athlete deals with injury; and much more. Fourth edition of the most influential reference work for the field of sport psychology New coverage includes mindfulness in sport and exercise psychology, ethics, mental toughness, sport socialization, and making use of brain technologies in practice Endorsed by the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) Handbook of Sports Psychology, 4th Edition is an indispensable resource for any student or professional interested in the field of sports psychology.

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Handbook of Sport Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 1392
Authors: Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert C. Eklund
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The fourth edition of a classic, leading resource for the field of sport, exercise, and performance psychology Now expanded to two volumes, and featuring a wealth of new chapters from highly respected scholars in the field, this all-new edition of the Handbook of Sports Psychology draws on an international roster
The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 775
Authors: Shane M. Murphy
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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,
Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 584
Authors: Stephanie J. Hanrahan, Mark B. Andersen
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-18 - Publisher: Routledge

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
Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Sport Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Britton W. Brewer
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-26 - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

This volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series presents a concise summary of the science and practice of psychology in the context of sport. Psychological aspects central to sport performance such as motivation, cognition, stress, confidence, and mental preparation are examined and interventions designed to enhance individual
Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Jeffrey J. Martin
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Historically, very few sport and exercise psychologists and professionals from related fields such as disability and rehabilitation have conducted thorough research on individuals with disabilities engaged in sport and exercise. The tide is turning, however, as growing media attention and familiarity with the Paralympics and the Wounded Warrior Project begins

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