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Sport Psychology: Concepts and Applications (Int'l Ed)
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SPORT PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS (INT'L ED)

PAPERBACK BY COX, RICHARD H.

£56.99

ISBN
9780071086226
IMPRINT
MCGRAW HILL HIGHER EDUCATION
 
 
EDITION
7TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION - EUROPE
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
544 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
16 JUN 2011

DESCRIPTION

Sport Psychology: Concepts and Applications shows how concepts supported by current scientific research can be used to address issues and situations encountered everyday by physical activity specialists, coaches, athletic trainers, and athletes. This introduction to sport and exercise psychology addresses practical issues, such as dealing with anxiety, arousal, and stress; developing coping, relaxation, motivation, and energizing strategies; understanding the effects of an audience on human performance; building team cohesion; and preventing burnout and other negative effects.

CONTENTS

PART I. Understanding Sport Psychology 1 Foundations of Sport Psychology2 Personality as a Core Characteristic of the Athlete PART II. Motivation in Sport and Exercise3 Self-Confidence and Intrinsic Motivation4 Goal Perspective Theory5 Youth SportsPART III. Effects of Attention, Emotion, and Mood on Performance6 Attention and Concentration in Sport and Exercise7 Anxiety, Stress, and Mood Relationships8 Alternatives to Inverted-U TheoryPART IV.Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions 9 Coping and Intervention Strategies in Sport10 Goal Setting in Sport11 Imagery and Hypnosis in Sport 12 Psychological Skills TrainingPART V. Social Psychology of Sport 13 Aggression and Violence in Sport 14 Audience and Self-Presentation Effects in Sport15 Team Cohesion in Sport16 Leadership and Communication in Sport PART VI. Psychobiology of Sport and Exercise17 Exercise Psychology18 The Psychology of Athletic Injuries and Career Termination19 Drug Abuse in Sport and Exercise