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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 69 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. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2013 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 April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Attachment in Sport, Exercise and Wellness

    By Sam Carr

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Attachment theory is a concept well known to ‘mainstream’ psychologists, informing the literature in areas as diverse as psychodynamics, developmental psychology, social psychology and counselling. This important new book is the first to demonstrate the relevance of attachment theory to the...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Natalie Walker

    Athletes routinely use psychological skills and interventions for performance enhancement but, perhaps surprisingly, not always to assist in recovery from injury. This book demonstrates the ways in which athletes and practitioners can transfer psychological skills to an injury and rehabilitation...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Complexity and Control in Team Sports

    Dialectics in contesting human systems

    By Felix Lebed, Michael Bar-Eli

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Complexity and Control in Team Sports is the first book to apply complex systems theory to ‘soccer-like’ team games (including basketball, handball and hockey) and to present a framework for understanding and managing the elite sports team as a multi-level complex system. Conventional...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Mental Toughness in Sport

    Developments in Theory and Research

    Edited by Daniel Gucciardi, Sandy Gordon

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    The pursuit of excellence in sport depends on four key facets of performance, namely physical, technical, tactical and mental skills. However, when physical, technical and tactical skills are evenly matched, a common occurrence at elite level, it is the performer with greater levels of mental...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge