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  1. 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 19th 2007 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2006 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2006 by Psychology Press

  4. Exercise, Health and Mental Health

    Emerging Relationships

    Edited by Guy E.J. Faulkner, Adrian H. Taylor

    Exercise, Health and Mental Health provides an introduction to this emerging field and a platform for future research and practice. Written by internationally acclaimed exercise, health and medical scientists, it is the first systematic review of the evidence for the potential role of exercise...

    Published December 19th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Pain and Injury in Sport

    Social and Ethical Analysis

    Edited by Sigmund Loland, Berit Skirstad, Ivan Waddington

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    For elite athletes, pain and injury are normal. In a challenge to the orthodox medical model, this book makes it clear that pain and injury cannot be understood in terms of physiology alone, and examines the influence of social and cultural processes on how athletes experience pain and injury. It...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Aggression and Violence in Sport

    By John H. Kerr

    Rethinking Aggression and Violence in Sport explores the psychological aspects of these two intrinsic elements of competitive sport. This book critically examines the important issues associated with aggression and violence in sport, including: * a review of current theory in the psychology of...

    Published September 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  7. Existential Psychology and Sport

    Theory and Application

    By Mark Nesti

    Increasing numbers of professional teams and athletes look for assistance with the psychological factors of their performance, and there exists a growing body of professional sport psychologists ready to provide support. Despite this, it seems at times there remains a significant gap between the...

    Published August 25th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Critical Moments During Competition

    A Mind-Body Model of Sport Performance When It Counts the Most

    By Roland A. Carlstedt

    This book presents first-time research findings and new empirically based perspectives and applications in sport psychology.Highly provocative data derived from the largest single study ever on athletes is used to advance an original model of peak performance centering on a clearly emerging...

    Published July 23rd 2004 by Psychology Press

  9. Development of Movement Coordination in Children

    Applications in the Field of Ergonomics, Health Sciences and Sport

    Edited by Geert Savelsbergh, Keith Davids, John van der Kamp, Simon J. Bennett

    Co-ordination of movement plays a key role in human development and is an important area in sport and health sciences. This book looks in detail at how children develop basic skills, such as walking and reaching for objects, and more complex skills such as throwing and catching a ball...

    Published May 21st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Interceptive Actions in Sport

    Information and Movement

    Edited by Simon Bennett, Keith Davids, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh, John van der Kamp

    Dynamic interceptive actions are those actions for which the body, or an implement, must be moved into the right place at the right time in order to accomplish a task. These actions are particularly prevalent in sport, for example reaching to catch a ball or running towards a target to make a...

    Published May 22nd 2002 by Routledge