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You are currently browsing 51–60 of 69 new and published books in the subject of Sport Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches put Theory into Practice

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker, Clare MacMahon

    An athlete’s development from ‘ordinary’ talent to elite accomplishment in sport is a long one. The emergence and fine tuning of high level sport skills takes place in increments over many years and is a journey that fascinates sport scientists, sports coaches and sports fans alike. Developing...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Positive Youth Development Through Sport

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt

    The first Positive Youth Development title to focus on the role of sport, this book brings together high profile contributors from diverse disciplines to critically examine the ways in which sport can be and has been used to promote youth development. Young people are too frequently looked upon as...

    Published August 21st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Exercise Dependence

    By John H. Kerr, Koenraad J. Lindner, Michelle Blaydon

    Exercise dependence or addiction has been described as a 'positive addiction', but it can have links with damaging dysfunctional and excessive behaviours, including eating disorders. Clinical and sport psychologists now acknowledge the condition and report that it can be found in recreational...

    Published July 20th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction

    By John Honeybourne

    Series: Student Sport Studies

    This user-friendly, accessible text will enable new students to understand the basic concepts of sport skills acquisition. Each chapter covers important theoretical background and shows how this theory can be applied through practical examples from the world of sport. The book also...

    Published August 7th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Sport Psychology: A Student's Handbook

    By Matt Jarvis

    This book offers a student-friendly introduction to the discipline of sport psychology. All the key psychological issues in sport are explored, and difficult questions are raised: are athletes born or made? Does playing sport affect personality? What effect do cultural beliefs have...

    Published June 15th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Managing Performance Stress

    Models and Methods

    By David Pargman

    Over the past 16 years, new theories and models have emerged in the stress and anxiety knowledge base regarding the unique forms associated with performance. Existing theories have been applied in creative and helpful ways to better explicate relationships between stress and anxiety with...

    Published May 30th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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