Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Sport Psychology Books

You are currently browsing 51–60 of 63 new and published books in the subject of Sport Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 6

  1. Existential Psychology and Sport

    Theory and Application

    By Mark Nesti

    This book offers a radical alternative to the cognitive and cognitive-behavioural approaches that have dominated sport psychology, and is the first to systematically apply existential psychological theory and phenomenological method to sport psychology. This much-needed alternative framework for...

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Ethics In Sport And Exercise Psychology Eb V16#1

    Ethics in Sport and Exercise Psychology explores professional issues that pose unique challenges to those working in the rapidly expanding field of sport psychology. The papers included in this special issue feature the insights of experienced professionals in sport and exercise psychology. Topics...

    Published April 11th 2006 by Psychology Press

  3. Rethinking Aggression and Violence in Sport

    By John H. Kerr

    Rethinking Aggression and Violence in Sport explores the psychological aspects of these two intrinsic elements of competitive sport. This book critically examines the important issues associated with aggression and violence in sport, including: * a review of current theory in the psychology of...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  4. Critical Moments During Competition

    A Mind-Body Model of Sport Performance When It Counts the Most

    By Roland A. Carlstedt

    This book presents first-time research findings and new empirically based perspectives and applications in sport psychology.Highly provocative data derived from the largest single study ever on athletes is used to advance an original model of peak performance centering on a clearly emerging...

    Published July 24th 2004 by Psychology Press

  5. Development of Movement Coordination in Children

    Applications in the Field of Ergonomics, Health Sciences and Sport

    Edited by Geert Savelsbergh, Keith Davids, John van der Kamp, Simon J. Bennett

    Co-ordination of movement plays a key role in human development and is an important area in sport and health sciences. This book looks in detail at how children develop basic skills, such as walking and reaching for objects, and more complex skills such as throwing and catching a ball...

    Published May 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  6. Interceptive Actions in Sport

    Information and Movement

    Edited by Simon Bennett, Keith Davids, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh, John van der Kamp

    Dynamic interceptive actions are those actions for which the body, or an implement, must be moved into the right place at the right time in order to accomplish a task. These actions are particularly prevalent in sport, for example reaching to catch a ball or running towards a target to make a...

    Published May 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  7. Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts

    By Ellis Cashmore

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Psychology is an integral element of sport today, from the applied techniques of coaches and athletes, to the socio-psychological behaviour of sport fans. Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers an introductory guide to the vocabulary of sport psychology, to its central theories and...

    Published May 9th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Femininity and the Physically Active Woman

    By Precilla Y. L. Choi

    Series: Women and Psychology

    The fitness boom of the last two decades has led to many people incorporating exercise into their lifestyles through activities such as jogging and aerobics. However, whilst many physical and psychological health benefits have been documented, far too few people actually take part in enough...

    Published August 24th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Sport Psychology

    By Matt Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Sport Psychology is an introductory account of the major psychological issues in sport today. Major theories and up-to-date research are covered in the areas of personality, attitudes to sport, aggression in sport, anxiety and stress, social influences, motivation, and skill acquisition. A wide...

    Published September 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  10. Motivation and Emotion in Sport

    Reversal Theory

    By John H. Kerr

    Why did Michael Jordan quit basketball and take up baseball? Why was Martina Navratilova so successful as a professional tennis player? These and many other questions about aspects of motivation and emotion in sport are addressed in this book which is newly available in paperback. Reversal theory's...

    Published June 17th 1999 by Psychology Press