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  1. Advances in Applied Sport Psychology

    A Review

    Edited by Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

    Advances in Applied Sport Psychology aims to bridge the gap between research and practice in contemporary sport psychology. Now available in paperback, the book draws together reviews of cutting edge research in key areas of applied sport psychology, assesses the implications of this research for...

    Published May 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Sporting Sounds

    Relationships Between Sport and Music

    Edited by ANTHONY Bateman, John Bale

    Music and sport are both highly significant cultural forms, yet the substantial and longstanding connections between the two have largely been overlooked. Sporting Sounds addresses this oversight in an intriguing and innovative collection of essays. With contributions from leading international...

    Published February 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Human Potential

    Exploring Techniques Used to Enhance Human Performance

    By David Vernon

    Throughout time, people have explored the ways in which they can improve some aspect of their performance. Such attempts are more visible today, with many working to gain an ‘edge’ on their performance, whether it is to learn a new language, improve memory or increase golf handicaps. This book...

    Published June 11th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Sport Psychology

    4th Edition

    By Arnold LeUnes

    This updated fourth edition of Arnold LeUnes’s textbook has comprehensive coverage of sport psychology with a healthy balance between theory and application. The strong applied approach is emphasized throughout but is essentially apparent in the second half of the book. The book features a strong...

    Published June 18th 2008 by Psychology Press

  5. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 2nd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Professor Nanette Mutrie

    As modern lifestyles offer ever more opportunities for a sedentary existence, physical activity has become, for many, a marginal aspect of life. Too little physical activity is linked to common, often serious, health problems, and although this link is now widely acknowledged, levels of sedentary...

    Published August 31st 2007 by Routledge

  6. Sport and Spirituality

    An Introduction

    By Jim Parry, Simon Robinson, Nick Watson, Mark Nesti

    Sport science can quantify many aspects of human performance but the spiritual dimensions of sports experience cannot be fully understood through measurement. However, the spiritual experience of sport – be it described as ‘flow’, ‘transcendence’ or the discovery of meaning and value – is central...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  7. Positive Youth Development Through Sport

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt

    The first Positive Youth Development title to focus on the role of sport, this book brings together high profile contributors from diverse disciplines to critically examine the ways in which sport can be and has been used to promote youth development. Young people are too frequently looked upon as...

    Published August 21st 2007 by Routledge

  8. Exercise Dependence

    By John H. Kerr, Koenraad J. Lindner, Michelle Blaydon

    Exercise dependence or addiction has been described as a 'positive addiction', but it can have links with damaging dysfunctional and excessive behaviours, including eating disorders. Clinical and sport psychologists now acknowledge the condition and report that it can be found in recreational...

    Published July 20th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Sport Psychology: A Student's Handbook

    By Matt Jarvis

    This book offers a student-friendly introduction to the discipline of sport psychology. All the key psychological issues in sport are explored, and difficult questions are raised: are athletes born or made? Does playing sport affect personality? What effect do cultural beliefs have...

    Published June 15th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Ethics In Sport And Exercise Psychology Eb V16#1

    Ethics in Sport and Exercise Psychology explores professional issues that pose unique challenges to those working in the rapidly expanding field of sport psychology. The papers included in this special issue feature the insights of experienced professionals in sport and exercise psychology. Topics...

    Published April 11th 2006 by Psychology Press