Instant Notes In Sport And Exercise Psychology

Instant Notes In Sport And Exercise Psychology

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Instant Notes In Sport And Exercise Psychology by Dave Shaw, Trish Gorely, Rod Corban

Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Psychology provides concise coverage of sport and exercise psychology at the undergraduate level, and also covers the crucial basic psychology that underpins the subject. It has four main themes:

  • theoretical approaches and research methods
  • sport psychology at both the individual and group level of analysis
  • exercise psychology
  • practical applications including performance enhancement and ethics.

Suitable for students in sport and exercise science, sport psychology, sport studies and sports management, it will be useful for coaches and athletes who wish to gain an up-to-date understanding of the key concepts, theories and research in this area.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781859962947
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Series: Instant Notes Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

A. Introduction to psychology, sport and exercise. B. Cognition and motor behavior. C. Motivation. D. Moods and emotions. E. Individual differences. F. Interpersonal processes. G. Group processes. H. Psychological effects of physical activity. I. Motivation for physical activity: descriptive approaches. J. Theories and models of exercise behavior. K. Consultancy in sport and exercise psychology. L. Performance enhancement. M. Special issues. Further Reading. References. Index.

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