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The world-renowned authorship team of Bonnie G Berger and Robert S Weinberg welcome fellow highly esteemed scholar Robert C. Eklund to this third update of one of the fundamental texts on exercise psychology. In this new edition, the authors expand upon the key concepts and models of the field, focusing on the interrelationships between exercise and psychology. Students moving toward the exercise professions will gain a solid background in key issues surrounding exercise and health and make great strides forward in becoming competent and compassionate practitioners.

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Genre: Exercise
Author: Bonnie G. Berger
Publisher: Fitness Information Technology
Release: 2015-09
File: 552 Pages
ISBN-13: 1935412582

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Weinberg and Gould show how sport and exercise psychology concepts and principles can be applied to counselling, teaching, coaching, sports medicine and fitness instruction. This third edition includes new artwork and all chapters have been revised.

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Genre: Sports & Recreation
Author: Robert S. Weinberg
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Release: 2005-01-01
File: 586 Pages
ISBN-13: 0736062440

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This text provides a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology with the latest research on grit, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, cultural diversity, substance abuse, exercise adherence, ethics, professional issues, and transitions in sport.

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Genre: Education
Author: Weinberg, Robert S.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2018-11-16
File: 680 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492561149

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As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

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Genre: Education
Author: Weinberg, Robert S.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2014-09-22
File: 664 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781450469814

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Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology,Fifth Edition, provides students and new practitioners with a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, bridges the gap between research and practice, conveys principles of professional practice, and captures the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Robert Stephen Weinberg
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2011
File: 625 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780736083232

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As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

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Genre: Education
Author: Weinberg, Robert S.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2014-10-17
File: 664 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492502005

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The e-book for Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology, is available at a reduced price and allows students to highlight, take notes throughout the text. When purchased through the Human Kinetics site, access to the e-book is immediately granted when the order is received. Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology provides a preparatory look at the opportunities and goals in the field of sport and exercise psychology. Rather than focus on theory and concepts, this text answers basic questions for newcomers to the field by providing information on what sport and exercise psychology is and what it has to offer. It integrates applied and career information to show the basic principles of the field, contains information on where sport and exercise psychology professionals work, the types of jobs they hold, the services they provide, and the opportunities available to those thinking of entering the field. Engaging for readers of all levels, this book provides a clear and motivating vision of the future of the field and an update of the various career opportunities available. Throughout the resource, many features bring the practical aspects of sport and exercise psychology to life for those wondering what sport and exercise psychology is all about: -Success Stories highlight influential practicing sport psychologists and mental training consultants to give readers an idea of how researchers and professionals are applying their knowledge in jobs and the many possible career paths available. -Psychological Insights pull readers into the text with quirky or surprising “Did you know?” facts. -Numerous quotes emphasize what sport and exercise psychologists, practitioners, and athletes in the real world have to say about the topic at hand. -Real-life examples introduce readers to the possibilities ahead and get them excited about where further study can lead. -The appendixes contain additional resources that students can consult as they continue their career journey and provide tips for applying the principles of sport and exercise psychology in various professions. Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology examines what sport and exercise psychologists do, what they study, and how these factors relate to the real world. Part I of the text presents an overview of exercise and sport psychology, its current status within kinesiology, and the various career paths available. Part II explores the key objectives for people actually working in the field. Each of the seven chapters in part II covers an area commonly discussed in sport and exercise psychology, giving readers a better understanding of the main directions and visions for the field. Readers will briefly look at how sport psychology professionals and educators enhance the performance of individual athletes and teams, teach others how to create a positive sport environment, assess the mental skills of athletes, care for injured athletes, and encourage involvement in exercise and fitness. The emerging areas of counseling athletes regarding life skills and clinical issues are also discussed. This text is the first in the new Human Kinetics Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science series. The series helps students and professionals understand the basic topics, goals, and applications of the many subdisciplines in kinesiology. This and other books in the series provide a solid grounding that readers can use as a jumping-off point for further study. Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology will leave students with a clear understanding of what sport and exercise psychology professionals do and where they work. Just as important, the book will motivate them to continue their exploration of the many rewarding career paths the field has to offer. Instructions for downloading and accessing the e-book will be provided once the order is complete. Adobe Digital Editions® System Requirements Windows -Microsoft® Windows® 2000 with Service Pack 4, Windows XP with Service Pack 2, or Windows Vista® (Home Basic 32-bit and Business 64-bit editions supported) -Intel® Pentium® 500MHz processor -128MB of RAM -800x600 monitor resolutionMac PowerPC -Mac OS X v10.4.10 or v10.5 -PowerPC® G4 or G5 500MHz processor -128MB of RAM Intel® -Mac OS X v10.4.10 or v10.5 -500MHz processor -128MB of RAM Supported browsers and Adobe Flash versions Windows -Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or 7, Mozilla Firefox 2 -Adobe Flash® Player 7, 8, or 9 (Windows Vista requires Flash 9.0.28 to address a known bug)Mac -Apple Safari 2.0.4, Mozilla Firefox 2 -Adobe Flash Player 8 or 9 Supported devices -Sony® Reader PRS-505 Language versions -English -French -German

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Genre: Sports & Recreation
Author: Alan Kornspan
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2009-03-18
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492583929

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This study guide is based on Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology and contains active learning exercises to help students experience, understand and apply the concepts presented in each chapter. It includes sample test questions for each chapter and lists a variety of websites.

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Genre: Sports & Recreation
Author: Daniel Gould
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Release: 2000
File: 167 Pages
ISBN-13: 073600159X

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In this in-depth examination of the relationship between exercise and psychological constructs information is presented from a wide variety of disciplines, including neuroscience and public health.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Janet Buckworth
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2002
File: 330 Pages
ISBN-13: 073600078X

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Sport and exercise psychology is a rapidly expanding field both academically and professionally. Aidan Moran provides the first textbook to combine an explanation of the theoretical foundations of sport and exercise psychology with critical reviews of contemporary research and practical suggestions for relevant independent research projects. Arranged in four complementary parts, the book moves from a general discussion of the nature and role of sport psychology to explorations of individual, group and health factors affecting performance. Designed to encourage students to apply their psychological knowledge and critical thinking abilities, each chapter features a summary and boxed highlights containing questions to help students gain maximum understanding of the material.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Aidan P. Moran
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 2004
File: 347 Pages
ISBN-13: 0415168082

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