Welcome to the Sport Psychology Catalog from Psychology Press and Routledge!
As sporting fever sweeps the nation this summer, we have put together this online catalog filled with Sport Psychology books from Psychology Press and Routledge, designed to help researchers, instructors, students, professional athletes, sport coaches, and exercise aficionados alike. If you are interested in how psychological factors have an impact on our performance and how exercise and sport in turn affect our mind and physiology; if you want to get the most out of your performance; if you want to learn how to motivate an athlete or a team; if you want to learn to handle teambuilding and injury and rehabilitation, this catalog is certainly for you!
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Practical sport psychology, 2nd Edition
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...
To Be Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge
A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition
Although sport is played with the body, it is won in the mind. Inspired by this idea, the second edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive critical introduction to sport and exercise psychology – a discipline that is concerned with the theory and practice of helping athletes to...
Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge
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 29th 2011 by Routledge
The Mindset Behind Sporting Achievement, Second Edition
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 12th 2012 by Routledge
Theory and Practice
Have you ever wondered how athletes learn and make use of the feedback they are given by their coach, or how a coach could make his or her feedback more effective for athletes? Psychology in Sports Coaching has been written specifically for students studying coaching who want to improve their...
Published July 1st 2012 by Routledge
Theory and Practice
The ability to mould a group of talented individual athletes into an effective team takes effort and skill. Team Psychology in Sports examines the crucial factors in the development of an effective team, introducing important psychological and organizational concepts and offering evidence-based...
Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge
An effective strength and conditioning program underpins the training regime of every successful athlete or sportsperson and it is now widely recognized that psychology plays a significant role in the application of strength and conditioning principles. This is the first book to examine the...
Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge
The emotional highs and lows of competitive sport, whether experienced as a competitor, spectator or coach may be the essential ingredient that gives sport its universal and compelling appeal. Emotion is clearly a pervasive force within competitive sport, and this is reflected in the burgeoning...
Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge
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 25th 2011 by Routledge
Developments in Theory and Research
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 July 4th 2011 by Routledge
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 October 9th 2011 by Routledge
Research, Theory and Practice
Success in sport depends upon the athlete's ability to develop and perfect a specific set of perceptual, cognitive and motor skills. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Skill Acquisition in Sport examines how we learn such skills and, in particular, considers the crucial role of...
Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge
Identifying talent in athletes and developing that ability to its fullest potential is a central concern of sport scientists, sports coaches and sports policy makers. This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and development in sport, from the...
Published August 9th 2011 by Routledge
What is single-case research? How can single-case methods be used within sport and exercise? Single-case research is a powerful method for examining change in outcome variables such as behaviour, performance and psychological constructs, and for assessing the efficacy of interventions. It has...
Published April 7th 2011 by Routledge