Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 6E

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Author: Weinberg, Robert S.,Gould, Daniel

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450469817

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 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

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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 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 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.

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.

Advances in Sport Psychology

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Author: Thelma S. Horn

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736057356

Category: Medical

Page: 499

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The updated third edition of Advances in Sport Psychologyoffers a view of the latest research in the field of sport psychology. The text is written by 34 of the field's most prolific researchers and scholars, including Maureen Weiss, Shane Murphy, and Albert Carron. These contributors extend the boundaries that have defined the field and provide a clear direction for future research. This third edition has been completely revised to reflect the advances that have occurred in the field within the past several years. The text provides readers with a complete picture of current research and emerging topics in sport psychology while challenging researchers to examine the factors that keep this discipline growing. Advances in Sport Psychology, Third Edition, provides a fresh look at sport psychology with these features: -Four new chapters on qualitative research methods, achievement goal theories, self-confidence, and family and peer influences -Significant revisions of the second-edition chapters, along with more concise overviews of individual topics -An analysis and synthesis of the state of knowledge for each topic and a discussion of future research directions The text focuses on the most important and active areas of current research, which recognize the merging of individual and socioenvironmental factors in making sense of sport performance and behavior. Each chapter includes a definition of terms, an explanation of the chapter's scope, and an outline of the sections. The author then provides a review of the available research and theory on the chapter's main topic, analyzes the state of knowledge in the area, and devotes significant space to future research directions. The book is divided into four parts. Part Ioffers a comprehensive introduction to the field, including definitions, history, and research paradigms and methodologies. Part IIexplores individual characteristics that affect sport participants' behavior, including self-perceptions, attributional patterns and perceptions of control, motivational orientations, and achievement goal perspectives. Part IIIexplores socioenvironmental factors that affect sport participants' behaviors. Part IVdelves into the research and theory concerning intervention techniques used for enhancing performance and modifying athletes' behaviors, including imagery and mental rehearsal, attentional processes, goal setting, and flow and peak performance. Advances in Sport Psychology, Third Edition, offers a new and thorough understanding of where sport psychology has been, where it is now, and where it is headed. This text will help students prepare and conduct their own research, and it will be a great reference for professionals who want to stay on the cutting-edge of the field.

Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology

Global perspectives and fundamental concepts

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Author: Athanasios G. Papaioannou,Dieter Hackfort

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134744544

Category: Psychology

Page: 1002

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Written by an international team of expert contributors, this unique global and authoritative survey explores in full but accessible detail the basic constructs and concepts of modern sport and exercise psychology and their practical application. The book consists of 62 chapters, written by 144 contributors, deriving from 24 countries across the world. The chapters are arranged in nine cohesive sections: sport and exercise participants; the influence of environments on sport and exercise; motor skills; performance enhancement; building and leading teams; career, life skills and character development; health and well-being enhancement; clinical issues in sport psychology; and professional development and practice. Each chapter contains chapter summaries and objectives, learning aids, questions, exercises and references for further reading. Its comprehensive scale and global reach make this volume an essential companion for students, instructors and researchers in sport science, sport and exercise psychology, psychology, and physical education. It will also prove invaluable for coaches and health education practitioners.

Essential Readings in Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Author: Daniel Smith,Michael Bar-Eli

Publisher: DIANE Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 9780736057677

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 522

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This is a collection of 50 of the most influential articles in the century-old field of sport and exercise psychology. The editors have abridged articles to ensure that the essential themes are covered but without extraneous explanation of concepts that may be covered by multiple articles.

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.

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.

Sport and Exercise Psychology Research

From Theory to Practice

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Author: Markus Raab,Paul Wylleman,Roland Seiler,Anne-Marie Elbe,Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128036656

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 522

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Sport and Exercise Psychology Research: From Theory to Practice provides a comprehensive summary of new research in sport and exercise psychology from worldwide researchers. Encompassing theory, research, and applications, the book is split into several themed sections. Section 1 discusses basic antecedents to performance including fitness, practice, emotion, team dynamics, and more. Section 2 identifies factors influencing individual performance. Section 3 discusses applied sport psychology for athletes and coaches, and section 4 includes approaches from exercise psychology on motivation and well-being. The book includes a mix of award winning researchers from the European Sport Psychology Association, along with top researchers from the U.S. to bring an international overview to sport psychology. Includes international contributions from Europe and the U.S. Encompasses theory, research, and applications Includes sport psychology and exercise research Features applied information for use with coaches, teams, and elite athletes Identifies performance enhancers and inhibitors

Foundations of Sports Coaching

second edition

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Author: Paul E. Robinson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317749979

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 286

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Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Foundations of Sports Coaching is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the practical, vocational and scientific principles that underpin the sports coaching process. It provides the reader with all the skills, knowledge and scientific background they will need to prepare athletes and sports people technically, tactically, physically and mentally. With practical coaching tips, techniques and tactics highlighted throughout, the book covers all the key components of a foundation course in sports coaching, including: the development of sports coaching as a profession coaching styles and technique planning and management basic principles of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and psychology fundamentals of training and fitness performance analysis reflective practice in coaching. This second edition features more case studies from real top-level sport, including football, basketball and athletics, helping the student to understand how to apply their knowledge in practice and providing useful material for classroom discussion. The book also includes a greater range of international examples; more references to contemporary research and a stronger evidence base, and new questions in each chapter to encourage the student to reflect upon their own coaching practice. Foundations of Sports Coaching bridges the gap between theory and applied practice and is essential reading for all introductory coaching courses and for any sports coach looking to develop their professional expertise.

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Practitioner Case Studies

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Author: Gavin Breslin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118686543

Category: Psychology

Page: 520

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Sport and Exercise Psychology: Practitioner Case Studies focuses on the most current issues in the field, integrating research and practice to develop a coherent understanding of current knowledge, future research directions and applied implications within the field. This is the first book to include theory-based case studies for sport performance, exercise and skill acquisition in one publication. This text provides content that is directly applicable to those students wishing to enter the profession via various national accreditation schemes, in addition to providing chartered psychologists with a text that can directly inform their reflections of their own practice. Sport and Exercise Psychology is supported by an online learning environment that includes ‘talking heads’ videos for each chapter, further resources, questions and links to relevant external materials.

Exercise Psychology

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Author: Janet Buckworth

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450407099

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 527

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Features three new chapters on exercise and cognitive function, energy and fatigue, and pain; thoroughly revised chapters on the correlates of exercise, neuroscience, stress, depression, and sleep. Includes a glossary.