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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 16th 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 24th 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 27th 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 4th 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 5th 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 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology

    A Review

    Edited by Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

    New Directions in Sport Psychology brings together leading international researchers to survey 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 in-depth...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise

    Edited by Joe Baker, Damian Farrow

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Understanding and developing expertise is an important concern for any researcher or practitioner working in elite or high performance sport. Whether it's identifying talented young athletes or developing methods for integrating cutting-edge sport science into daily coaching practice, scientists,...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge