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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 75 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. Psychology in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Practice

    By Adam Nicholls, Leigh Jones

    Have you ever wondered how athletes learn and make use of the feedback they are given by their coach, or how a coach could make his or her feedback more effective for athletes? Psychology in Sports Coaching has been written specifically for students studying coaching who want to improve their...

    Published July 1st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice

    Edited by Nicola Hodges, Mark A. Williams

    Success in sport depends upon the athlete's ability to develop and perfect a specific set of perceptual, cognitive and motor skills. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Skill Acquisition in Sport examines how we learn such skills and, in particular, considers the crucial role of...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Team Psychology in Sports

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Cotterill

    The ability to mould a group of talented individual athletes into an effective team takes effort and skill. Team Psychology in Sports examines the crucial factors in the development of an effective team, introducing important psychological and organizational concepts and offering evidence-based...

    Published June 13th 2012 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...

    Published March 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Sport and Exercise Psychology

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Aidan Moran

    Although sport is played with the body, it is won in the mind. Inspired by this idea, the second edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive critical introduction to sport and exercise psychology – a discipline that is concerned with the theory and practice of helping athletes to...

    Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Motor Learning in Practice

    A Constraints-Led Approach

    Edited by Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh

    Motor Learning in Practice explores the fundamental processes of motor learning and skill acquisition in sport, and explains how a constraints-led approach can be used to design more effective learning environments for sports practice and performance. Drawing on ecological psychology, the book...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Psychology of Strength and Conditioning

    Edited by David Tod, David Lavallee

    An effective strength and conditioning program underpins the training regime of every successful athlete or sportsperson and it is now widely recognized that psychology plays a significant role in the application of strength and conditioning principles. This is the first book to examine the...

    Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Science and Racket Sports IV

    Edited by A. Lees, D. Cabello, G. Torres

    Science and Racket Sports IV presents a selection of important contemporary research into the four core racket sport disciplines of tennis, badminton, squash and table tennis. It showcases the best of the peer-reviewed papers and keynote addresses presented at the Fourth World Congress of Science...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge