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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 78 new and published books in the subject of Sports Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise

    By Joseph 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,...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Sports Performance Analysis

    Edited by Tim McGarry, Peter O'Donoghue, Jaime Sampaio

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Sport performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport scientists develop an objective understanding of actual sport performance, as opposed to self-report, fitness tests or laboratory based experiments. For example, contemporary performance analysis enables elite sports people and...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, 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...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Science and Football VII

    The Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress on Science and Football

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Barry Drust, Brian Dawson

    Science and Football VII showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as ‘football’. These include soccer, the national codes (American football, Australian rules football and Gaelic football), and the rugby codes (union and league). Bridging the gap between theory...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health
    Edited by Panteleimon Ekkekakis
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  2. Sport Psychology
    Edited by Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert Eklund
    To Be Published May 15th 2015
  3. Leadership in Sport
    Edited by Ian O'Boyle, Duncan Murray, Paul Cummins
    To Be Published June 23rd 2015
  4. The Psychology of Doping in Sport
    Edited by Vassilis Barkoukis, Lambros Lazuras, Haralambos Tsorbatzoudis
    To Be Published July 9th 2015
  5. Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2nd Edition
    Edited by Andrew M Lane
    To Be Published July 21st 2015

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