Sport Psychology Books

New, Upcoming, and Key Titles 2014




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Welcome to the Sport Psychology Books 2014 Online Catalog!

World Cup, Commonwealth Games, Wimbledon. These are but a few of the key sporting events of the summer. To celebrate a great summer of sport, we have put together this online catalog filled with sport psychology books from Psychology Press and Routledge. These books are designed to help researchers, instructors, students, professional athletes, sport coaches, and exercise aficionados alike.

For more information on the range of sport psychology books produced by Psychology Press and Routledge, visit our Sport Psychology Arena.

A few publishing highlights can be seen below. For a full list of titles, simply click on the subject area you are interested in on the left hand side of your screen.

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  1. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd edition, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Professor Nanette Mutrie, Trish Gorely

    The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern...

    To Be Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Psychology of Sub-Culture in Sport and Physical Activity

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Robert J. Schinke, Kerry R. McGannon

    Series: International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology is a series of edited books, with a global focus, which reflect the state of art in areas of current and emerging interest in the study of sport and exercise psychology. Each volume in the series contributes to the better...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sport Psychology: The Basics

    By David Tod

    Series: The Basics

    Sport Psychology: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the fundamental ideas at the heart of Sport Psychology today. It examines the links between sport participants’ behaviours, their personality and their environment to identify the factors which affect performance. Exploring theory...

    Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Pure Sport

    Practical sport psychology, 2nd Edition

    By John Kremer, Aidan Moran

    Should you always "think about it"? Are you "only as good as your last game"? Is it just a matter of "keeping your eye on the ball"? The answer to these questions is no, and to help you steer a course through the many challenges of a sporting career this second edition of Pure Sport sets out, in...

    Published June 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Peak Performance Every Time

    By Simon Hartley

    Peak performances should not be left to chance. Rather than hoping that you will perform at your best, why not engineer your performance? Peak Performance Every Time incorporates principles from sport psychology and performance coaching and applies these to all areas of life. Using illustrations...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge