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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 81 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health

    Edited by Panteleimon Ekkekakis

    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

  5. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology

    A Comprehensive Guide for Students and Practitioners

    Edited by Stephanie Hanrahan, Mark B. Andersen

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    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 October 1st 2012 by Routledge