Sports Psychology For Dummies

Sports Psychology For Dummies
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date
Category Sports & Recreation
Total Pages 360
ISBN 9780470676592
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Acquiring the winning edge in sports-the mental edge Mental conditioning is now seen by many to be as critical to sports success as physical conditioning. And for parents eager to ensure their children have a winning edge-as well as a future college scholarship-nothing could be more critical to success. This book offers readers a comprehensive program to gain that winning edge, providing training tips and techniques along with helpful advice to keep in mind while competing. With practical advice on how to strengthen concentration (and when you shouldn't concentrate), talk yourself into winning, and develop routines that will lead to consistent improvement, the book's full personalized program will help any athlete gain over time the winning edge in any sport With tips on how to regulate your energy to avoid exhaustion; and how to enhance your team's chemistry through sports psychology Loaded with real-world examples from amateur and professional sports of all kinds Applicable to not only sports-but business as well-Sports Psychology For Dummies will enhance any competitor's motivation, focus, and will to win, when facing life's toughest challenges.

Sports Psychology For Dummies
  • Author : Leif H. Smith,Todd M. Kays
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-09-07

Acquiring the winning edge in sports-the mental edge Mental conditioning is now seen by many to be as critical to sports success as physical conditioning. And for parents eager to ensure their children have a winning edge-as well as a future college scholarship-nothing could be more critical to success. This

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Sports Psychology For Dummies
  • Author : Leif H. Smith,Todd M. Kays
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-08-16

Acquiring the winning edge in sports-the mental edge Mental conditioning is now seen by many to be as critical to sports success as physical conditioning. And for parents eager to ensure their children have a winning edge-as well as a future college scholarship-nothing could be more critical to success. This

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Doing Sport Psychology
  • Author : Mark B. Andersen
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2000

Mark B. Andersen examines authentic examples of sport psychologists at work to teach readers how to use their knowledge of sport psychology in an effective and efficient manner.

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Comprehensive Applied Sport Psychology
  • Author : Jim Taylor
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10

The aim of Comprehensive Applied Sport Psychology (CASP) is to challenge our field to look beyond its current status and propel applied sport psychology and mental training forward and outward with a broad and multi-layered examination of everything psychological, emotionally, and socially that the athletic community contends with in pursuit

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Sport Psychology
  • Author : David Tod
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-05

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 and practice, it uses case studies to illustrate how

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Sports Psychology in Action
  • Author : Richard Butler
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-26

Psychological preparation is now recognised as being of key importance in improving sports performance. This book describes performance profiling methods used by coaches and psychologists and exercises and assessments are presented in an accessiblestyle. Although based on practical experience, the text is firmly rooted in research. It is therefore an

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Sport Psychology for Youth Coaches
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2021-04-11

Read online Sport Psychology for Youth Coaches written by , published by Rowman & Littlefield which was released on . Download full Sport Psychology for Youth Coaches Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Complex Cases in Sport Psychology
  • Author : John E. Coumbe-Lilley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-05-30

Complex Cases in Sport Psychology offers instructors and students a unique and novel approach to teaching and learning about sport psychology. The book consists of a series of character-driven narratives—set within the context of a university athletic department—which encourage discussion and critical thinking in order to find solutions

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Sport Psychology  A Student s Handbook
  • Author : Matt Jarvis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006-11-22

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 on personal sporting development? Matt Jarvis has substantially

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Sport Psychology for Coaches
  • Author : Damon Burton,Thomas D. Raedeke
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2008

This book presents an applied approach to sport psychology and is designed to enable coaches and students to understand key sport psychology tools. It provides coaches with a practical discussion of motivation, communication, stress management, mental imagery and other important topics. It is a reader-friendly organisation that includes: learning objectives

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In Depth Sport Psychology
  • Author : David Burston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-01-15

In Depth Sport Psychology: Reclaiming the Lost Soul of the Athlete is a unique exploration of the vital archetypal elements and themes that emerge when considering elite sportssport psychology through a depth psychological lens. It provides athletes, young people, coaches and clinicians with ways to harness the self, placing athletes

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Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology
  • Author : Stephanie J. Hanrahan,Mark B. Andersen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-10-18

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 most important tools

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Psychology For Dummies
  • Author : Adam Cash
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-06-21

Understand why you feel and act the way you do Psychology For Dummies is a fun, user-friendly guide tothe basics of human behavior and mental processes. In plainEnglish—and using lots of everydayexamples—psychologist Dr. Adam Cash cuts through the jargonto explain what psychology is all about and what it

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Psychology in Sports Coaching
  • Author : Adam R. Nicholls
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-06-26

Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- List of figures -- List of tables -- Introduction -- PART I Providing sport psychology training as a coach -- 1 Do's and don'ts for coaches who provide sport psychology to their athletes: ethics, referrals, and the HCPC -- PART II

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A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology
  • Author : Aidan Moran,John Toner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-02-24

The new third edition of A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology is the only textbook in the field that provides a detailed overview of key theories, concepts and findings within the discipline of sport psychology, as well as a critical perspective that examines and challenges these core foundations. Fully revised

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