Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Author: Robert S. Weinberg,Daniel S. Gould

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492584746

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 664

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As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition With Web Study Guide, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise. The internationally respected authors have incorporated feedback from teachers and students to create a text that builds on previous editions, making the material accessible to readers. In-depth learning aids have been refreshed, including chapter objectives and summaries, sidebars, key terms, key points, anecdotes, and discussion questions to help students think more critically about applying the material. Other updates to the sixth edition include the following: • More than 40 new video clips integrated into the web study guide to better demonstrate the core concepts addressed in the book • Additional emphasis on hot topics, including mindfulness, cultural diversity, ethics and professional issues, and transitions in sport • New ancillaries to help instructors teach their courses, including an image bank, chapter quizzes, and more than 122 instructor videos • Updated references, including more contemporary sources The text provides students with a unique learning experience—taking them on a journey through the origins and goals, key concepts, research development, and career options available in the field—in seven parts that may be studied in any sequence. Following an introduction to the field, the text then shifts focus to personal factors that affect performance and psychological development in sport, physical education, and exercise settings. Situational factors that influence behavior, group interaction and processes, and the use of psychological techniques to help people perform more effectively are covered, as well as the roles psychological factors play in health and exercise. The final section deals with topics of psychological development and well-being that are important to both society and sport and exercise psychology, including children’s psychological development through sport participation, aggression in sport, and moral development and good sporting behavior in sport and physical activity contexts. The updated web study guide serves as an important learning tool to support the educational journey. With more than 100 engaging activities, it works directly with the text in guiding students to complete the related activities for each chapter and apply knowledge gained from the text. The study guide activities require students to do the following: • Use actual sport and exercise psychology instruments to assess their skills. • Determine how to respond to real-life scenarios (with short answers or essays). • Review research studies and experiments. • Search the Internet for relevant information. • Apply and test their understanding of principles and concepts of sport and exercise psychology. Many of the study guide activities offer compelling audio and video clips that provide an interactive look at how sport psychology consultants communicate with athletes and coaches to improve athletic experiences. These clips feature esteemed experts from the field discussing course concepts that they have studied and refined during their professional careers. To further emphasize practical application, portfolio activities can be integrated through a full semester, turning course units into a unified whole that builds upon itself for greater understanding of the field. To aid instructors, instructor ancillaries have been updated and expanded. The instructor guide, test package, and presentation package are now supplemented with an image bank, gradable chapter quizzes, and instructor videos, all available at www.HumanKinetics.com/FoundationsOfSportAndExercisePsychology. The updated sixth edition of Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology continues to ensure that students are well equipped to enter the field of sport psychology and are prepared for the challenges they may encounter as well as the possibilities. This text offers an enhanced and varied learning package to assist students in understanding the sport psychology field.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Author: Robert Stephen Weinberg,Daniel Gould

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736083235

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 625

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Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology,Fifth Edition, provides students and new practitioners with a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, bridges the gap between research and practice, conveys principles of professional practice, and captures the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition

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Author: Weinberg, Robert S.,Gould, Daniel

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492502006

Category: Education

Page: 664

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As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 7E

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Author: Weinberg, Robert S.,Gould, Daniel

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492561142

Category: Education

Page: 680

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This text provides a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology with the latest research on grit, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, cultural diversity, substance abuse, exercise adherence, ethics, professional issues, and transitions in sport.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 7th Edition with Web Study Guide-Paper

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Author: Robert Weinberg,Daniel Gould

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9781492572350

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 680

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This text provides a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology with the latest research on grit, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, cultural diversity, substance abuse, exercise adherence, ethics, professional issues, and transitions in sport.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology Presentation Package-4th Edition

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Author: Kinetics Human,Daniel Gould,Robert Weinberg

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9780736064668

Category: Education

Page: 997

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The presentation package for "Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition, " includes a comprehensive series of PowerPoint slides featuring graphics directly from the text. More than 900 slides--organized by chapter so that instructors can easily choose the ones they need for their lectures--include the critical images that instructors can use for class discussion and illustration. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly with PowerPoint to print transparencies and slides or to make copies for distribution to students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides as well as search for images based on key words. The presentation package is free to course adopters and available online at www.HumanKinetics.com/FoundationsofSportandExercisePsychology. For use outside of a college or university course, the presentation package is available for purchase on CD-ROM for Windows or Macintosh. Click the "Add to Cart" button at the top of this page and proceed through checkout. "Minimum system requirements" Microsoft(R) Windows(R) -IBM PC compatible with Pentium(R) processor -Windows(R) 95/98/2000/ME/XP (2000 or XP recommended) -16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended) -At least 28 MB hard drive space recommended for installation -Microsoft(R) PowerPoint(R) Viewer 97 (included) -4x CD-ROM drive -High color display setting (true color recommended) -MouseMacintosh(R) -Power Mac(R) required -System 9.x/10.x -16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended) -At least 28 MB hard drive space recommended for installation -Microsoft(R) PowerPoint(R) Viewer 98 (included) -4x CD-ROM drive (or faster) -High color display setting (true color recommended) -Mouse

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Study Guide

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Author: Daniel Gould,Robert S. Weinberg

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9780736001595

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 167

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This study guide is based on Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology and contains active learning exercises to help students experience, understand and apply the concepts presented in each chapter. It includes sample test questions for each chapter and lists a variety of websites.

Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Author: Alan S. Kornspan

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736074473

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 179

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This text provides an introductory look at the opportunities and goals in the field of sport and exercise psychology.

Sport and Exercise Psychology

A Critical Introduction

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Author: Aidan Moran

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134704097

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

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Aidan Moran provides the first textbook to combine an explanation of the theoretical foundations of sport and exercise psychology with critical reviews of contemporary research, and practical suggestions for relevant independent research projects.

Foundations of Exercise Psychology

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Author: Bonnie G. Berger,Robert C. Eklund,Robert S. Weinberg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781935412588

Category:

Page: 552

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The world-renowned authorship team of Bonnie G Berger and Robert S Weinberg welcome fellow highly esteemed scholar Robert C. Eklund to this third update of one of the fundamental texts on exercise psychology. In this new edition, the authors expand upon the key concepts and models of the field, focusing on the interrelationships between exercise and psychology. Students moving toward the exercise professions will gain a solid background in key issues surrounding exercise and health and make great strides forward in becoming competent and compassionate practitioners.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Psychology, Psychology

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478400870

Category: Education

Page: 43

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Sport and Exercise Psychology

A Critical Introduction

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Author: Aidan P. Moran

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415168083

Category: Psychology

Page: 347

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Sport and exercise psychology is a rapidly expanding field both academically and professionally. Aidan Moran provides the first textbook to combine an explanation of the theoretical foundations of sport and exercise psychology with critical reviews of contemporary research and practical suggestions for relevant independent research projects. Arranged in four complementary parts, the book moves from a general discussion of the nature and role of sport psychology to explorations of individual, group and health factors affecting performance. Designed to encourage students to apply their psychological knowledge and critical thinking abilities, each chapter features a summary and boxed highlights containing questions to help students gain maximum understanding of the material.

Aufmerksamkeit und motorisches Lernen

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Author: Gabriele Wulf

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437487101

Category: Motorisches Lernen - Aufmerksamkeit

Page: 172

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Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

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Author: Deborah Wuest

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077819276

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 544

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The eighteenth edition of Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport emphasizes the role of culturally competent professionals in meeting the needs of our increasingly diverse population and in promoting lifespan participation in physical activity for all people. Up-to-date statistics and information are provided on health and physical activity levels, career preparation and professional paths within physical education, exercise science, and sport. This edition retains its strong coverage of the foundations of motor behavior, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, the sociology of sport, and physical education pedagogy. The text also emphasizes preparation for a diversity of careers in a variety of settings, addressing areas that include teaching, coaching, exercise leadership, athletic and personal training, sport management, and sport media.

Psychological Foundations of Sport

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Author: John M. Silva,Diane E. Stevens

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780205331444

Category: Education

Page: 558

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Psychological Foundations of Sport is an up-to-date, integrated study of both the theory and application of psychological dynamics impacting athletes and sport participants at all competitive levels. This collection of articles is authored by a team of experts who ensure both the currency and the authority of each chapter. The comprehensive text not only addresses traditional areas of sport psychology, such as personality, motivation, and emotion, but also tackles issues often ignored in other texts, such as aggression, talent identification, and women and youth in sport. Students will learn how sport psychology heightened its role in countries like the former Soviet Union and how the application of psychological information can facilitate the performances of individual athletes, teams, and coaches.

Behavioral Sport Psychology

Evidence-Based Approaches to Performance Enhancement

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Author: James K. Luiselli,Derek D. Reed

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461400707

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

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Sport psychology is a topic of growing interest. Many professionals read journals such as The International Journal of Sports, Journal of Sport Behavior, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, and The Sport Psychologist. In August 2008, Monitor on Psychology, the monthly publication of the American Psychological Association (APA), featured a special issue on sport psychology. Indeed, Division 47 of APA is devoted to "the scientific, educational, and clinical foundations of exercise and sport psychology." The North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) and the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology (AAASP) convene conferences each year to present scientific findings and new developments in a rapidly expanding field. The AAASP and other organizations also qualify professionals as certified sport and exercise psychology consultants. Finally, a visit to any bookstore will reveal the lay public’s fascination with sports, as revealed in numerous self-help books and guides to perfecting athletic performance. Behavioral psychologists have studied sport psychology for more than three decades (Martin, Thompson, & Regehr, 2004). Applied behavior analysis (ABA), in particular, has been an instrumental approach to behavioral coaching in many sports, including baseball (Osborne, Rudrud, & Zezoney, 1990), basketball (Pates, Cummings, & Maynard, 2002), figure skating (Ming & Martin, 1996), football (Ward & Carnes, 2002), golf (Pates, Oliver, & Maynard, 2001), ice hockey (Rogerson & Hrycaiko, 2002), soccer (Brobst & Ward, 2002), swimming (Hume & Crossman, 1992), and tennis (Allison & Ayllon, 1980). ABA stresses the application of learning theory principles, objective measurement of athletic skills, controlled outcome evaluation, and socially significant behavior-change. Cognitive behavior therapy, or CBT, also has been a dominant approach to psychological intervention in sports (Meyers, Whelan, & Murphy, 1996; Weinberg & Comar, 1994). CBT addresses athletic performance through cognitive-change methods combined with behavioral practice and environmental modifications. The purpose of the book described in this proposal is to compile the most recent experimental and applied research in behavioral sport psychology. Several journal articles have reviewed critical dimensions of behavioral sport psychology (Martin et al., 2004; Martin, Vause, & Schwartzman, 2005) but no book has covered the topic with an emphasis on ABA and CBT methodology and practice. Accordingly, Behavioral Sport Psychology: Evidence-Based Approaches to Performance Enhancement is a first of its kind volume.