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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 73 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. Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Complex Systems in Sport

    Edited by Keith Davids, Robert Hristovski, Duarte Araújo, Natalia Balague Serre, Chris Button, Pedro Passos

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Complex systems in nature are those with many interacting parts, all capable of influencing global system outcomes. There is a growing body of research that has modeled sport performance from a complexity sciences perspective, studying the behavior of individual athletes and sports teams as...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health

    Case Studies of Active Researchers

    Edited by Rich Neil, Sheldon Hanton, Scott Fleming, Kylie Wilson

    What are the challenges and potential pitfalls of real research? What decision-making process is followed by successful researchers? The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health fills an important gap in the research methods literature. Conventional research methods textbooks focus...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Becoming a Sport Psychologist

    Edited by Paul McCarthy, Marc Jones

    Sport psychology is a competitive profession with rigorous and demanding entry routes in terms of education, training and accreditation. Once qualified, the sport psychology practitioner will face complex, day-to-day professional challenges of the kind not always covered in conventional sport...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Pure Sport

    Practical sport psychology, 2nd Edition

    By John Kremer, Aidan Moran

    Should you always "think about it"? Are you "only as good as your last game"? Is it just a matter of "keeping your eye on the ball"? The answer to these questions is no, and to help you steer a course through the many challenges of a sporting career this second edition of Pure Sport sets out, in...

    Published June 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joe Baker, Clare MacMahon

    The development of an athlete from basic performance to elite level of accomplishment is a long and complicated process. Identifying and nurturing talent, developing and fine tuning sport skills, and maintaining high levels of performance over the course of a career requires many thousands of hours...

    Published June 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Professional Practice in Sport Psychology

    A review

    Edited by Sheldon Hanton, Stephen Mellalieu

    Sport psychologists working with athletes, teams and sports performers are only as effective as their professional techniques and competencies will allow. This is the first book to offer a detailed and critical appraisal of the conceptual foundations of contemporary professional practice in sport...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Athletes' Careers Across Cultures

    Edited by Natalia B. Stambulova, Tatiana V. Ryba

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

    Athletes’ Careers Across Cultures is the first book of its kind to bring together a truly global spread of leading sports psychology career researchers and practitioners into one comprehensive resource. This extensive volume traces the evolution of athlete career research through a cultural lens...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Towards a Social Science of Drugs in Sport

    Edited by Jason Mazanov

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    The debate around the role of drugs in sport is vibrant. There is a wealth of evidence from the hard end of science, telling us how drugs work, how drug testing works, and how many athletes have fallen foul of the system. The evidence from social science is still building momentum. For example,...

    Published May 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health

    Edited by Panteleimon Ekkekakis

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    A growing body of evidence shows that physical activity can be a cost-effective and safe intervention for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. As researchers and clinicians around the world look for evidence-supported alternatives and complements to established...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge