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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 72 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Motor Control and Motor Learning

    Edited by Albert Gollhofer, Wolfgang Taube, Jens Bo Nielsen

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Motor Control and Motor Learning is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of neurophysiological, behavioural and biomechanical aspects of motor function. Adopting an integrative approach, it examines the full range of key topics in contemporary human movement...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Science and Soccer

    Developing Elite Performers

    Edited by Mark A. Williams

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Science and Soccer is still the most comprehensive and accessible introduction to the physiology, biomechanics and psychology behind the world's most popular sport. Offering important guidance on how science translates into practice, the book...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology

    A Comprehensive Guide for Students and Practitioners

    Edited by Stephanie Hanrahan, Mark B. Andersen

    Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology is a definitive guide to the theory and practice of applied sport psychology. It goes further than any other book in surveying the full variety of issues that practising sport psychologists will confront in their working...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sport and Exercise Science

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Dean A Sewell, Philip Watkins, Murray Griffin

    Sport and Exercise Science: An Introduction provides a broad-based foundation in the major areas that underpin the scientific study of sport and exercise science, thus helping undergraduate students to develop a sound understanding of human anatomy, physiology, nutrition, metabolism, biomechanics...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Mental Toughness

    The Mindset Behind Sporting Achievement, Second Edition

    By Michael Sheard

    Mental toughness is one of the most common terms used in sport – by athletes, coaches, spectators and the media. However, it is also one of the least understood terms. This book examines the characteristics and development of mentally tough sport performers, and presents the cutting-edge research...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge