Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts / Edition 2

Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts / Edition 2

by Ellis Cashmore
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415438667

ISBN-13: 9780415438667

Pub. Date: 09/20/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Now including exercise psychology terms for the first time in its second edition, Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers a highly accessible introduction to this fascinating subject, its central theories and state-of-the-art research. Over 300 alphabetically-ordered entries cover such diverse terms

Overview

Now including exercise psychology terms for the first time in its second edition, Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers a highly accessible introduction to this fascinating subject, its central theories and state-of-the-art research. Over 300 alphabetically-ordered entries cover such diverse terms as:

  • adherence
  • aggression
  • emotion
  • exercise dependence
  • home advantage
  • kinesiphobia
  • left-handedness
  • motivation
  • retirement
  • self-confidence.

Cross-referenced, with suggestions for further reading and a full index, this latest key guide contains invaluable advice on the psychology of sport and exercise. A comprehensive A-Z guide to a fast-moving field of inquiry, this book is an essential resource for scholars, coaches, trainers, journalists, competitors, exercisers; in fact anyone associated with sport and exercise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415438667
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/20/2008
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Anorexia Nervosa. Extreme Sports. Fear of Failure. Giftedness. Group Orientation. Focus. Halo Effect. Integrated Regulation. Kinesthesia. Metacognition. Motor Reaction. Self-Actualization. Trans-Gender. Yerkes-Dodson Law. Weight-Control. Yoga

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