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How do athletes overcome fears, slumps, mental blocks, or injuries? How do they deal with stress and anxiety, be it from competitors, teammates, audiences, parents, coaches, or themselves? What psychological techniques prove effective in mental training for peak performance, maintaining concentration, motivation, and competitive drive? How can an athlete enhance his or her commitment to a training regimen, or how might the average person better adhere to a program of fitness and exercise? Readers will find answers to these questions and more in the Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Features & Benefits: Entries explore the theory, research, and application of psychology as it relates to sport and fitness in a manner that is accessible and jargon-free to help readers better understand human behavior in sport and exercise settings. From personal factors to situational factors influencing performance to specific psychological techniques for enhancing performance, this work provides comprehensive coverage of the field via approximately 350 to 400 signed entries. Entries conclude with cross-references and suggestions for further readings to guide students further in their research journey. Available in print and online, this monumental work is edited by two leading figures in the field with a distinguished international Editorial Advisory Board to select and assign entries, ensuring authoritative content readers can trust.

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Genre: Sports & Recreation
Author: Robert C. Eklund
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2013-12-17
File: 880 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781483332215

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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: Sports & Recreation
Author: Aidan P. Moran
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 2004
File: 347 Pages
ISBN-13: 0415168090

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This text provides an introductory look at the opportunities and goals in the field of sport and exercise psychology.

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Genre: Sports & Recreation
Author: Alan S. Kornspan
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2009
File: 179 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780736074476

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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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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.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Dave Shaw
Publisher: Garland Science
Release: 2005
File: 286 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781859962947

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The Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (JSEP) exclusively specializes in providing the foremost coverage of sport and exercise psychology research. This highly esteemed journal presents innovative research in all areas of sport and exercise psychology from the leading scholars in the field. Areas of interest in this quarterly journal include research in social, clinical, developmental, and experimental psychology as well as psychobiology and personality. In addition to original research, JSEP provides a digest of articles from recent sport and exercise publications, media reviews, and an annual supplemental issue devoted to proceedings of the annual conference of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity. Recent issues of JSEP have presented articles on topics relating to exercise and depression, the effect of anticipated running distance on perceived exertion and attentional focus, athletic identity and its relation to exercise behavior, the effects of exercise on quality of life, and psychophysiological responses of rival sports fans. In upcoming issues, the diversity of the content in JSEP will continue with topics ranging from a study of mood and self-efficacy during acute exercise in clinical depression to competitive sport motivation and involvement in relation to family socialization and gender. Also available is the online format of JSEP that offers the same authoritative content available in the print edition, but with the additional advantages of electronically formatted material including the ability to search journals in seconds, access to five years of back issues, and e-mail notification that the online version is available before the print version mails.

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Author: Robert C. Eklund
Publisher:
Release: 2005-01-01
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0736048464

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Sport and Exercise Psychology: Practitioner Case Studies focuses on the most current issues in the field, integrating research and practice to develop a coherent understanding of current knowledge, future research directions and applied implications within the field. This is the first book to include theory-based case studies for sport performance, exercise and skill acquisition in one publication. This text provides content that is directly applicable to those students wishing to enter the profession via various national accreditation schemes, in addition to providing chartered psychologists with a text that can directly inform their reflections of their own practice. Sport and Exercise Psychology is supported by an online learning environment that includes ‘talking heads’ videos for each chapter, further resources, questions and links to relevant external materials.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Gavin Breslin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2016-06-13
File: 520 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118686546

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Sport and Exercise Psychology Research: From Theory to Practice provides a comprehensive summary of new research in sport and exercise psychology from worldwide researchers. Encompassing theory, research, and applications, the book is split into several themed sections. Section 1 discusses basic antecedents to performance including fitness, practice, emotion, team dynamics, and more. Section 2 identifies factors influencing individual performance. Section 3 discusses applied sport psychology for athletes and coaches, and section 4 includes approaches from exercise psychology on motivation and well-being. The book includes a mix of award winning researchers from the European Sport Psychology Association, along with top researchers from the U.S. to bring an international overview to sport psychology. Includes international contributions from Europe and the U.S. Encompasses theory, research, and applications Includes sport psychology and exercise research Features applied information for use with coaches, teams, and elite athletes Identifies performance enhancers and inhibitors

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Markus Raab
Publisher: Academic Press
Release: 2016-06-18
File: 522 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780128036655

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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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Genre: Exercise
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 2009
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UCLA:L0098924632

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