Exploring Sport and Exercise Psychology: / Edition 2

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This edited volume is intended for psychologists, kinesiologists, physical education specialists, and students interested in exploring opportunities in sport and exercise psychology. It provides an indispensable overview of applications, interventions, and practice issues in this up and coming field. Popular interventions for peak performance (including imagery training, intensity regulation, and goal setting) are featured, along with population-specific advice (includes college and elite athletes), specialization education and training, and tips on how to get started in the field. Leaders in the field have been brought together to comment on their specific areas of expertise.

Intensity regulation & athletic performance/hypnosis in sport & exercise psychology/working w/elite athletes/etc.

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A guide to the therapeutic and professional specialization of sport psychology, both working with athletes and promoting exercise in the general population. The 37 contributors offer advice and experience in performance enhancement with imagery training and hypnosis, the clinical applications of exercise therapy for mental health, assessment strategies, the various techniques of working with youth and college students as well as professional athletes, and the professional issues involved in specialized education, certification, and establishment of a clinical practice. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557988867
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 561
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology 3
Pt. I Performance Enhancement 11
Ch. 2 Comprehensive Sport Psychology Services 13
Ch. 3 Goal Setting in Sport and Exercise: Research to Practice 25
Ch. 4 Imagery Training for Peak Performance 49
Ch. 5 Cognitive Strategies in Sport and Exercise Psychology 75
Ch. 6 Intensity Regulation and Sport Performance 99
Ch. 7 Observational Learning: The Forgotten Psychological Method in Sport Psychology 131
Ch. 8 Hypnosis in Sport and Exercise Psychology 151
Pt. II Promoting Well-Being 183
Ch. 9 Exercise Initiation, Adoption, and Maintenance in Adults: Theoretical Models and Empirical Support 185
Ch. 10 Promotion of Physical Activity Through Community Development 209
Ch. 11 Guidelines for Clinical Application of Exercise Therapy for Mental Health Case Studies 225
Ch. 12 Counseling Interventions in Applied Sport Psychology 253
Ch. 13 Teaching Life Skills Through Sport: Community-Based Programs to Enhance Adolescent Development 269
Pt. III Clinical Issues 289
Ch. 14 Assessment in Sport and Exercise Psychology 291
Ch. 15 Psychopathology in Sport and Exercise 307
Ch. 16 Referral Processes in Sport Psychology 325
Pt. IV Working With Specific Populations 339
Ch. 17 Youth Sports as a Behavior Setting for Psychosocial Interventions 341
Ch. 18 Helping College Student-Athletes In and Out of Sport 373
Ch. 19 Working With Elite Athletes 395
Ch. 20 Diversity in Sport 417
Pt. V Professional Issues 437
Ch. 21 Education for Becoming a Sport Psychologist 439
Ch. 22 Certification in Sport and Exercise Psychology 459
Ch. 23 Incorporating Sport and Exercise Psychology Into Clinical Practice 479
Ch. 24 Ethics in Sport and Exercise Psychology 503
Ch. 25 Sport and Exercise Psychology: A Positive Force in the New Millennium 525
Index 541
About the Editors 561
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