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Motivation And Emotion In Spor


First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Covers key elements, aspects of participation & preference, stress in competition, attraction of dangerous sports, etc.

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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Covers key elements, aspects of participation & preference, stress in competition, attraction of dangerous sports, etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780748404742
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/11/2004
  • Pages: 238
  • Product dimensions: 0.63 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Key elements in reversal theory 9
3 Into sport: Aspects of participation and preference 27
4 Skating on thin ice: The special attraction of dangerous sports 47
5 We are the champions!: Winning and losing in sport 67
6 Up for the match?: Experiencing arousal and emotion in sport 89
7 Get your retaliation in first: Aggression and violence in team contact sports 115
8 The feel good factor: Sport, exercise, and psychological well-being 133
9 Over the top?: Stress in competitive sports 155
10 Rethinking the script: Future directions in reversal theory sports research and practice 177
App. A Summary of studies investing dominance in sport (Chapter 3) 193
App. B Summary of studies investing dominance in risk sports (Chapter 4) 196
App. C Summary of studies investigating winning and losing in sports (Chapter 5) 198
App. D Telic Dominance Scale (TDS) 201
App. E Negativism Dominance Scale (NDS) 206
App. F Telic State Measure (TSM) 210
App. G Tension and Effort Stress Inventory (TESI) 212
Author Index 215
Subject Index 221
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