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Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice / Edition 5
     

Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice / Edition 5

by Mark H. Anshel
 

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ISBN-10: 0321732499

ISBN-13: 9780321732491

Pub. Date: 06/30/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Sport Psychology, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of sport and exercise psychology. It outlines the theoretical framework and provides the necessary psychological foundation of sport psychology while offering a real-life handbook approach to using psychological strategies as a sport participant and coach. This unique book stresses an

Overview

Sport Psychology, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of sport and exercise psychology. It outlines the theoretical framework and provides the necessary psychological foundation of sport psychology while offering a real-life handbook approach to using psychological strategies as a sport participant and coach. This unique book stresses an applied approach to the field and presents scientific research and empirical data without the use of technical jargon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321732491
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/30/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
405,019
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

I. OVERVIEW OF THE FIELD

1. The Science of Sport Psychology

II. PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT PERFORMANCE

2. Personal Factors Affecting Sport Performance

3. Youth Sports: Special Considerations and Needs of Child Athletes

4. Motivation: Theory and Application

5. Attribution Theory: Explaining the Causes of Performance Outcomes

6. Emotion: Arousal, Stress, and Anxiety

7. Coping with Stress in Sport

8. Sport Psychology Interventions

9. Aggression in Sport

10. Applying Sport Psychology: Athletes Speak for Themselves

III. COACHING PSYCHOLOGY

11. Effective Communication: The Foundation of Effective Leadership

12. Leadership and Coaching in Sport

13. Team Cohesion and Group Dynamics

IV. Psychology of Physical Activity

14. Applied Exercise Psychology

15. Conclusions and Future Directions

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