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You are currently browsing 51–60 of 79 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. The Science of Gymnastics

    Edited by Monèm Jemni

    The Science of Gymnastics is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the fundamental physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning this most demanding of sports. Drawing on cutting edge scientific research, and including contributions from leading international...

    Published January 21st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology

    A Comprehensive Guide for Students and Practitioners

    By Stephanie J. Hanrahan, Mark B. Andersen

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    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 lives. It introduces the...

    Published October 13th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Psychology in Football

    Working with Elite and Professional Players

    By Mark Nesti

    How can the skills of the sport psychologist be put to best use within a football club? How can a sport psychologist help elite footballers perform at their maximum level? In this groundbreaking guide to the role of the sport psychologist within elite and professional football, leading sport...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health
    Edited by Panteleimon Ekkekakis
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  2. Sport Psychology
    Edited by Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert Eklund
    To Be Published May 15th 2015
  3. Leadership in Sport
    Edited by Ian O'Boyle, Duncan Murray, Paul Cummins
    To Be Published June 23rd 2015
  4. The Psychology of Doping in Sport
    Edited by Vassilis Barkoukis, Lambros Lazuras, Haralambos Tsorbatzoudis
    To Be Published July 9th 2015
  5. Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2nd Edition
    Edited by Andrew M Lane
    To Be Published July 21st 2015

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