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Forthcoming Sports Psychology Books

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Forthcoming 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...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport

    On Becoming an Elite Athlete

    By Kenneth Aggerholm

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    'Why don’t young athletes in sport just quit?’ Starting with this question and drawing on existential philosophy, phenomenology and hermeneutics, Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport seeks a deeper understanding of the experience of being a talented young sportsperson striving to...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies

    By Mark Nesti, Chris Sulley

    The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sports Officials and Officiating

    Science and Practice

    By Clare MacMahon, Duncan Mascarenhas, Henning Plessner, Alexandra Pizzera, Raôul Oudejans, Markus Raab

    Sports officials (umpires, referees, judges) play a vital role in every sport, and sports governing bodies, fans, and players now expect officials to maintain higher professional standards than ever before. In this ground-breaking book, a team of leading international sport scientists and top level...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd edition, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Professor Nanette Mutrie, Trish Gorely

    The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern...

    To Be Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Phenomenological Approaches to Sport

    Edited by Irena Martínková, Jim Parry

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    The study of sport is often thought of simply in terms of the sport sciences. This book explains how a phenomenological approach is capable of revealing the nature and meanings of sport in ways that are beyond the reach of the sciences and how the very concepts required by sport science stand in...

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology

    A Review

    Edited by Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

    Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology brings together leading international researchers to showcase some of the most important emerging topics in contemporary sport psychology. Each chapter offers a comprehensive review of current knowledge and research on a cutting-edge theme, followed by...

    To Be Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sport and Exercise Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Andrew M Lane

    Series: Topics in Applied Psychology

    Sport and Exercise Psychology provides comprehensive coverage of key topics in sport and exercise psychology including the effectiveness of psychological skills training interventions, models for delivery and the development of research approaches studying the impact of psychological skills on...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sport Psychology

    Edited by Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert Eklund

    Since 1965 the subject of Sport Psychology has grown substantially. There are hundreds of programs that offer graduate and undergraduate programs in Sport Psychology worldwide and a growing number of journals publishing articles and research on Sport Psychology issues. This new four volume...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Leadership in Sport

    Edited by Duncan Murray, Paul Cummins, Ian O'Boyle

    Series: Foundations of Sport Management

    Effective leadership is essential in any sports organisation, both in the board room and on the training pitch. This is the first textbook to examine sports leadership in the round, across management and coaching environments. It introduces core theory, and uses case studies to show how to apply...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge