The Sport Psychologist's Handbook: A Guide for Sport-Specific Performance Enhancement / Edition 1

The Sport Psychologist's Handbook: A Guide for Sport-Specific Performance Enhancement / Edition 1

by Joaquin Dosil
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470863560

ISBN-13: 9780470863565

Pub. Date: 01/06/2006

Publisher: Wiley

A practical handbook for sports psychologists that outlines the most effective interventions for athletes across a variety of sports.

  • A practical manual for the growing force of sports psychologists helping today's athletes to unprecedented levels of application and success 
  • Offers specific guidance on the psychological assessment of

Overview

A practical handbook for sports psychologists that outlines the most effective interventions for athletes across a variety of sports.

  • A practical manual for the growing force of sports psychologists helping today's athletes to unprecedented levels of application and success 
  • Offers specific guidance on the psychological assessment of athletes, uniquely presented in an accessible sport-by-sport format 
  • Written by an experienced practicing sports psychologist and author, who draws on his own methods and experience in the field

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470863565
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/06/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
732
Sales rank:
963,639
Product dimensions:
6.67(w) x 9.61(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

About the Editor.

Contributors.

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO WORKING WITH ATHLETES.

Chapter 1. Applied Sport Psychology: A New Perspective (Joaquín Dosil).

Chapter 2. Enhancing Coach-Athlete Relationships: Cognitive-Behavioral Principles and Procedures (Frank L. Smoll and Ronald E. Smith).

Chapter 3. Providing Sport Psychology Services to Families (David N. Sacks, Gershon Tenenbaum, and David Pargman).

Chapter 4. An Overview of Interventions in Sport (Robert N. Singer and Mark H. Anshel).

Chapter 5. Assessment, Evaluation and Counseling in Sport (Robert N. Singer and Mark H. Anshel). 

PART II:  TEAM SPORTS.

Chapter 6. Using Sport Psychology to Improve Basketball Performance (Kevin L. Burke).

Chapter 7. Psychological Interventions with Football (Soccer) Teams (Joaquín Dosil).

Chapter 8. ‘Focused Baseball’: Using Sport Psychology to Improve Baseball Performance (Tom Hanson).

Chapter 9. ‘Thinking Rugby’: Using Sport Psychology to Improve Rugby Performance (Ken Hodge, Chris Lonsdale and Alex McKenzie).

Chapter 10. Psychological Aspects in the Training and Performance of Team Handball Athletes (John M. Silva).               

Chapter 11. Skill Learning from an Expertise Perspective:  Issues and Implications for Practice and Coaching In Cricket (Sean Müller and Bruce Abernethy).

PART III:  INDIVIDUAL SPORTS.

Chapter 12. The Psychology of Athletics (Joaquín Dosil).

Chapter 13. Sport Psychology and Tennis (Robert Weinberg).

Chapter 14. Golf: Sport Psychology Challenges (Linda K. Bunker).

Chapter 15. Psychology of Cycling (Jim Taylor and Jeff Kress).

PART IV:  COMBAT SPORTS.

Chapter 16. Application of Sport Psychology for Optimal Performance in Martial Arts (Mark H. Anshel and John M. Payne).

Chapter 17. Psychological Factors and Mental Skills in Wrestling (Brent S. Rushall).

PART V:  WINTER SPORTS.

Chapter 18. Sport Psychological Consulting in Ice Hockey (Wayne Halliwell, Len Zaichkowsky and Cal Botterill).

Chapter 19.  A Mental Preparation Guide for Figure Skaters: A Developmental Approach (Eva V. Monsma and Deborah L. Feltz).

PART VI:  WATER SPORTS.

Chapter 20.  The Sport Psychology of Olympic Sailing and Windsurfing (Ian Maynard).

Chapter 21. Psychological Aspects of Rowing (Michael Kellmann, Gaby Bußmann, Dorothee Anders and Sebastian Schulte).

Chapter 22.  High Performance Thinking for Professional Surfers (Michael Martin).

PART VII:  MOTOR  SPORTS.

Chapter 23. Psychological Training in Motorcycling (Joaquín Dosil and Enrique J. Garcés de Los Fayos).

PART VIII:  SHOOTING  SPORTS.

Chapter 24. Psychological Aspects of Archery (Kathleen M. Haywood).

PART IX:  EQUESTRIAN  SPORTS.

Chapter 25. Of Two Minds: Consulting with the Horse and Rider Team in Dressage, Showjumping and Polo (Grace Pretty and Don Bridgeman).

PART X:  FITNESS  SPORTS.

Chapter 26. Sport Psychology and Fitness Activities (Diane L. Gill).

Chapter 27. Psychology and Bodybuilding (Dave Smith).

Chapter 28. Sport Psychology in Gymnastics (Karen D. Cogan).

PART XI:  SPORTS FOR ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES.

Chapter 29. Providing Sport Psychology Support for Athletes with Disabilities (Mark Bawden).

PART XII:  AFTERWORD.

Chapter 30. It’s All About Sport Performance . . . and Something Else  (Mark B. Andersen).

Index.

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