Key Concepts in Sport Psychology

Key Concepts in Sport Psychology

by John M D Kremer, Aidan Moran, Graham Walker, Cathy Craig
     
 

The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplinces. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are undispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.

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The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplinces. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are undispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.

Key Concepts in Sport Psychology

'strongly recommend Key Concepts in Sport Psychology to anyone interested in learning more about the international literature in the discipline. The chapters are highly accessible and provide an overview of the issues that not only define the contemporary field but also will continue to shape the future of sport psychology.' David Lavallee, Professor, University of Stirling

This book provides a focused, accurate guide for students working within the dynamic field of sport psychology.

The concise and authoritative entries have been selected by experienced teachers and researchers; each one defines, explains and develops a key topic in sport psychology acting as a springboard for further reading and debate. This is a stimulating and practical resource for students defined by the clarity of writing and relevant examples.

Each concept gives the student:

clear definitions

up-to-date suggestions for further reading

careful cross-referencing

Easy to use and intelligently judged this book offers the modern student the basic materials, tools and guidance for planning essays and passing exams.

Editorial Reviews

Professor David Lavallee
I strongly recommend Key Concepts in Sport Psychology to anyone interested in learning more about the international literature in the discipline. The 37 chapters are highly accessible and provide an overview of the issues that not only define the contemporary field but also will continue to shape the future of sport psychology.
From the Publisher
I strongly recommend Key Concepts in Sport Psychology to anyone interested in learning more about the international literature in the discipline. The 37 chapters are highly accessible and provide an overview of the issues that not only define the contemporary field but also will continue to shape the future of sport psychology
Professor David Lavallee
University of Stirling

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849200516
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/09/2011
Series:
SAGE Key Concepts Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Dr John Kremer is visiting researcher in Psychology at Queen's University, Belfast.

Aidan Moran is Professor of Cognitive Psychology at University College, Dublin.

Graham Walker is Professor of Political History at Queen's University, Belfast.

Professor Cathy Craig is Head of the Psychology School at Queen's University, Belfast.

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