Mental Toughness: The Mindset Behind Sporting Achievement

Mental Toughness: The Mindset Behind Sporting Achievement

by Michael Sheard



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415491105
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/13/2009
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Michael Sheard is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at York St John University. His educational qualifications include a PhD in sport positive psychology. Sheard has published widely on mental toughness, hardiness, and positive psychology, and presented his work at conferences worldwide. He is a Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society.

Table of Contents

Introducing Mental Toughness. Characterizing Mental Toughness. Conceptualizing Mental Toughness. Measuring Mental Toughness. Developing and Maintaining Mental Toughness. Concluding Mental Toughness.

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