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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 75 new and published books in the subject of Sports Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Life Story Research in Sport

    Understanding the Experiences of Elite and Professional Athletes through Narrative

    By Kitrina Douglas, David Carless

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    What is life really like for the elite athlete? How does the experience of being a professional sports person differ from the popular perceptions of fans, journalists or academics? Why might elite sports people experience mental health difficulties away from the public gaze? In the first...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Psychology of Sub-Culture in Sport and Physical Activity

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Robert J. Schinke, Kerry R. McGannon

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

    International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology is a series of edited books, with a global focus, which reflect the state of art in areas of current and emerging interest in the study of sport and exercise psychology. Each volume in the series contributes to the better...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Psychoneuroendocrinology of Sport and Exercise

    Foundations, Markers, Trends

    Edited by Felix Ehrlenspiel, Katharina Strahler

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Psychoneuroendocrinology is the study of the interaction between hormones, the brain and human behaviour. This is the first book to examine psychoneuroendocrinology in the context of sport and exercise, offering a comprehensive review of current research and assessment techniques and highlighting...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sport Psychology: The Basics

    By David Tod

    Series: The Basics

    Sport Psychology: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the fundamental ideas at the heart of Sport Psychology today. It examines the links between sport participants’ behaviours, their personality and their environment to identify the factors which affect performance. Exploring theory...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Becoming a Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Professional

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by J. Gualberto Cremades, Lauren S. Tashman

    This edited book by two prominent professionals of Sport and Exercise and Performance Sciences addresses relevant issues and experiences as one becomes a sport, exercise and performance psychology practitioner. Chapters discuss the supervision and training involved along with models of practice,...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Group Dynamics in Exercise and Sport Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mark R. Beauchamp, Mark A. Eys

    Can a better understanding of group dynamics raise individual and team athletic performance or improve the outcomes of exercise interventions? Much human behaviour in sport and exercise settings is embedded within groups, where individuals’ cognitions, emotions, and behaviours influence and are...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Mixed Methods Research in the Movement Sciences

    Case Studies in Sport, Physical Education and Dance

    Edited by Oleguer Camerino, Marta Castaner, Teresa M Anguera

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Mixed methods research techniques, combining both quantitative and qualitative elements, have become well established throughout the social, behavioural and natural sciences. This is the first book to focus on the application of mixed methods research in the movement sciences, specifically in sport...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Parenting in Youth Sport

    From Research to Practice

    By Nicholas L. Holt, Camilla J. Knight

    Being the parent of a young athlete is a complex and challenging endeavour. Parents play a pivotal role in the development of young people in reaching their full potential in sport – indeed, the psychological and practical support of parents can be as vital to young athletes as the appropriate...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences

    Contemporary issues

    Edited by Zoe Knowles, David Gilbourne, Brendan Cropley, Lindsey Dugdill

    Drawing on the experiences of scientists, researchers, practitioners and teachers in a wide range of sport and exercise settings, this book explores contemporary issues in reflective practice and considers the way that reflective practice impacts upon applied practice, on research methodology and...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge