Sport Psychology

by Daniel L. Wann

Pearson Education | December 5, 1996 | Trade Paperback

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Written from a psychologist''s perspective, this enlightening study offers a general overview of the application of psychology to sport settings. Examining the diverse array of issues that make up sport psychology today, the book discusses the foundations of sport psychology, explores participation in sport, covers topics related directly or indirectly to athletic performance, examines sport psychology intervention strategies, considers the social psychology of sport, and addresses the psychology of the sports fan and spectator. Unique topic coverage includes a look at research methods in sport psychology, character building in sport, issues relevant to female athletes, role anxiety, relaxation training for coaches, and much more. For professionals in physical education and/or psychology.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 432 pages, 9 × 6.9 × 1 in

Published: December 5, 1996

Publisher: Pearson Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0024245127

ISBN - 13: 9780024245120

Found in: Health and Well Being, Sports Psychology

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Sport Psychology

by Daniel L. Wann

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 432 pages, 9 × 6.9 × 1 in

Published: December 5, 1996

Publisher: Pearson Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0024245127

ISBN - 13: 9780024245120

About the Book

Written from a psychologist's perspective, this enlightening study offers a general overview of the application of psychology to sport settings. Examining the diverse array of issues that make up sport psychology today, the book discusses the foundations of sport psychology, explores participation in sport, covers topics related directly or indirectly to athletic performance, examines sport psychology intervention strategies, considers the social psychology of sport, and addresses the psychology of the sports fan and spectator. Unique topic coverage includes a look at research methods in sport psychology, character building in sport, issues relevant to female athletes, role anxiety, relaxation training for coaches, and much more. For professionals in physical education and/or psychology.

Table of Contents

I. THE FOUNDATIONS OF SPORT PSYCHOLOGY.

 1. An Introduction to Sport Psychology.

 2. Research Methods and Testing in Sport Psychology.

II. PARTICIPATION IN SPORT: WHY AND BY WHOM?

 3. Sport Socialization and the Motivation to Participate in Sport.

 4. Personality Research in Sport Psychology and Research Targeting Specific Sport Populations.

III. SPORT PSYCHOLOGY AND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE.

 5. Learning in Sport.

 6. Information Processing and Attention in Sport.

 7. Arousal, Stress, and Anxiety in Sport.

 8. Motivation in Sport.

 9. Player Attributions in Sport.

IV. SPORT PSYCHOLOGY INTERVENTIONS.

10. Interventions Targeting Arousal/Anxiety Regulation and Athletic Injury Management.

11. Interventions Targeting Self-Confidence, Imagery, Attention Control Training, and Psychological Skills Training.

V. THE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT.

12. Player Aggression in Sport.

13. Leadership in Sport.

14. The Social Nature of Sport: Team Cohesion, Audience Effects, and Self-Presentation.

VI. SPORT FANS AND SPORT SPECTATORS.

15. The Psychology of Sport Fans and Sport Spectators.

16. The Emotional and Aggressive Reactions of Sport Spectators.

References.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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Written from a psychologist''s perspective, this enlightening study offers a general overview of the application of psychology to sport settings. Examining the diverse array of issues that make up sport psychology today, the book discusses the foundations of sport psychology, explores participation in sport, covers topics related directly or indirectly to athletic performance, examines sport psychology intervention strategies, considers the social psychology of sport, and addresses the psychology of the sports fan and spectator. Unique topic coverage includes a look at research methods in sport psychology, character building in sport, issues relevant to female athletes, role anxiety, relaxation training for coaches, and much more. For professionals in physical education and/or psychology.

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Written from a psychologist’s perspective, this enlightening study offers a general overview of the application of psychology to sport settings. Examining the diverse array of issues that make up sport psychology today, the book discusses the foundations of sport psychology, explores participation in sport, covers topics related directly or indirectly to athletic performance, examines sport psychology intervention strategies, considers the social psychology of sport, and addresses the psychology of the sports fan and spectator. Unique topic coverage includes a look at research methods in sport psychology, character building in sport, issues relevant to female athletes, role anxiety, relaxation training for coaches, and much more. For professionals in physical education and/or psychology.

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Written from a psychologist's perspective, this enlightening study offers a general overview of the application of psychology to sport settings. Examining the diverse array of issues that make up sport psychology today, the book discusses the foundations of sport psychology, explores participation in sport, covers topics related directly or indirectly to athletic performance, examines sport psychology intervention strategies, considers the social psychology of sport, and addresses the psychology of the sports fan and spectator. Unique topic coverage includes a look at research methods in sport psychology, character building in sport, issues relevant to female athletes, role anxiety, relaxation training for coaches, and much more.
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