Advances in Sport Psychology

Advances in Sport Psychology

by Thelma Horn

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ISBN-13: 9780736032988
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 8.64(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.57(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Thelma S. Horn, PhD, is an associate professor and member of the graduate faculty at Miami University of Ohio. Horn is the former editor and a current editorial board member of the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology; associate editor of the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology; and an editorial board member for Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science.

Horn received her PhD in psychology of sport and physical activity from Michigan State University. She earned a master of arts degree in coaching behavior from Western Michigan University at Kalamazoo and a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Editor of the first edition of Advances in Sport Psychology, Horn has also contributed chapters to several other books and has published many articles and proceedings on sport psychology. In 1999, she was co-winner of the research writing award from Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport; and in 1993, Miami University honored her with the Richard T. Delp Outstanding Faculty Award. In her free time, Horn enjoys reading, running, and watching amateur athletic contests.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction to Sport Psychology
Chapter 1. The Nature of Sport Psychology
Chapter 2. A Critical Analysis of Knowledge Construction in Sport Psychology

Part II. Individual Differences and Sport Behavior
Chapter 3. Personality and Sport Behavior
Chapter 4. Self-Perceptions and Sport Behavior
Chapter 5. Motivational Orientations and Sport Behavior
Chapter 6. Self-Efficacy and Attributional Processes in Physical Activity
Chapter 7. Arousal-Anxiety and Sport Behavior
Chapter 8. Moral Development in Sport: Theory, Research, and Intervention

Part III. Socioenvironmental Issues, Sociocultural Issues, and Sport Behavior
Chapter 9. Group Dynamics in Sport
Chapter 10. Coaching Effectiveness in the Sport Domain
Chapter 11. Gender and Sport Behavior
Chapter 12. Socialization Processes and Sport Behavior

Part IV. Psychological Skills, Intervention Techniques, and Sport Behavior
Chapter 13. The Use of Imagery in Sport
Chapter 14. Attentional Processes and Athletic Performance
Chapter 15. The Jekyll/Hyde Nature of Goals: Revisiting and Updating Goal-Setting in Sport
Chapter 16. Optimal Experience in Sport: A Flow Perspective
Chapter 17. Athletic Injury and Sport Behavior

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