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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 60 new and published books in the subject of Sport Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. School Counseling and the Student Athlete

    College, Careers, Identity, and Culture

    By Adam Zagelbaum

    School Counseling and the Student Athlete explores empirical, theoretical, and practice-based issues that demand consideration by school-based counseling and educational professionals working at the pre-collegiate level. In its pages clinicians and students will find insights into both why student...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Global perspectives and fundamental concepts

    Edited by Athanasios G. Papaioannou, Dieter Hackfort

    Series: International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Written by an international team of expert contributors, this unique global and authoritative survey explores in full but accessible detail the basic constructs and concepts of modern sport and exercise psychology and their practical application. The book consists of 62 chapters, written by 144...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sport Psychology

    Performance Enhancement, Performance Inhibition, Individuals, and Teams, 2nd Edition

    By Nicholas T. Gallucci

    Sport Psychology, 2nd Edition provides a synthesis of the major topics in sport psychology with an applied focus and an emphasis on achieving optimal performance. After exploring the history of sport psychology, human motivation, and the role of exercise, there are three main sections to the...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Complex Systems in Sport

    Edited by Keith Davids, Robert Hristovski, Duarte Araújo, Natalia Balague Serre, Chris Button, Pedro Passos

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Complex systems in nature are those with many interacting parts, all capable of influencing global system outcomes. There is a growing body of research that has modeled sport performance from a complexity sciences perspective, studying the behavior of individual athletes and sports teams as...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health

    Case Studies of Active Researchers

    Edited by Rich Neil, Sheldon Hanton, Scott Fleming, Kylie Wilson

    What are the challenges and potential pitfalls of real research? What decision-making process is followed by successful researchers? The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health fills an important gap in the research methods literature. Conventional research methods textbooks focus...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Becoming a Sport Psychologist

    Edited by Paul McCarthy, Marc Jones

    Sport psychology is a competitive profession with rigorous and demanding entry routes in terms of education, training and accreditation. Once qualified, the sport psychology practitioner will face complex, day-to-day professional challenges of the kind not always covered in conventional sport...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Pure Sport

    Practical sport psychology, 2nd Edition

    By John Kremer, Aidan Moran

    Should you always "think about it"? Are you "only as good as your last game"? Is it just a matter of "keeping your eye on the ball"? The answer to these questions is no, and to help you steer a course through the many challenges of a sporting career this second edition of Pure Sport sets out, in...

    Published June 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joe Baker, Clare MacMahon

    The development of an athlete from basic performance to elite level of accomplishment is a long and complicated process. Identifying and nurturing talent, developing and fine tuning sport skills, and maintaining high levels of performance over the course of a career requires many thousands of hours...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Professional Practice in Sport Psychology

    A review

    Edited by Sheldon Hanton, Stephen Mellalieu

    Sport psychologists working with athletes, teams and sports performers are only as effective as their professional techniques and competencies will allow. This is the first book to offer a detailed and critical appraisal of the conceptual foundations of contemporary professional practice in sport...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge