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  1. 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 23rd 2004 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 21st 2003 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2002 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  6. 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 1st 1999 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 1999 by Psychology Press

  8. Visual Perception and Action in Sport

    Edited by Keith Davids, A Mark Williams, John G. Williams

    Athletes are dependent upon a constant supply of accurate and reliable information from the environment whilst performing complex movements. Visual Perception and Action in Sport examines the information which is perceived by the human visual system and the way it is utilised to support actions...

    Published January 20th 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Psychology of Concentration in Sport Performers

    A Cognitive Analysis

    By Aidan P. Moran

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 29th 1997 by Psychology Press

  10. Young People's Involvement in Sport

    Edited by John Kremer, Shaun Ogle, Karen Trew

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Based on survey data derived from face-to-face interviews with 2,400 schoolchildren, 600 four-day diaries and focus groups with both elite performers, coaches and parents, the book offers a comprehensive overview of young people's involvement in sport and physical activity in the 1990s....

    Published July 30th 1997 by Routledge