Contemporary Advances In Sport Psychology: A Review by Stephen MellalieuContemporary Advances In Sport Psychology: A Review by Stephen Mellalieu

Contemporary Advances In Sport Psychology: A Review

EditorStephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

Hardcover | March 20, 2015

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Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychologybrings together leading international researchers to showcase some of the most important emerging topics in contemporary sport psychology. Each chapter offers a comprehensive review of current knowledge and research on a cutting-edge theme, followed by in-depth discussion of conceptual and methodological issues, and then outlines potential avenues for further research.

The book covers themes including:

  • Contemporary personality perspectives
  • Choking models of stress and performance
  • Coping in sport
  • Relational-efficacy beliefs
  • Self-determination theory
  • Transformational leadership
  • Organizational psychology in sport
  • Quantitative and qualitative methods in sport psychology

The review format provides the perfect entry point for all researchers, advanced students or practitioners looking to engage with the latest research themes in contemporary sport psychology, offering a greater depth of discussion than the typical journal article. Informing knowledge generation, applied research and professional practice,Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychologyis an essential addition to any sport science library.

Stephen D. Mellalieuis an Associate Professor in Applied Sport Psychology in the Research Centre in Applied Sports, Technology, Exercise and Medicine (A-STEM) at Swansea University, UK, where he is Director of Postgraduate Studies and contributes to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. He has published over 70 research papers in ...
Title:Contemporary Advances In Sport Psychology: A ReviewFormat:HardcoverDimensions:306 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 20, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415744377

ISBN - 13:9780415744379


Table of Contents

Introduction (Stephen D. Mellalieu and Sheldon Hanton)  Foreword (Dan Gould)  1. Contemporary Personality Perspectives In Sport Psychology (Ross Roberts and Tim Woodman)  2. Coping In Sport  (Peter R. E. Crocker, Katherine A. Tamminen and Patrick Gaudreau) 3. The Five Self-Determination Mini-Theories Applied To Sport (Ian Taylor) 4. Organisational Psychology In Sport: Recent Developments And A Research Agenda (Christopher R. D. Wagstaff and Rebecca J. Larner)  5. The Tripartite Efficacy Framework In Physical Activity Contexts (Ben Jackson,Steven R. Bray,Mark R. Beauchampand Timothy C. Howle) 6. Choking Under Pressure: A Review Of Current Debates, Literature, And Interventions (Christopher Mesagno, Katharina Geukes and Paul Larkin)  7. Transformational Leadership Behaviour In Sport (Calum A. Arthur and Peter Tomsett)  8.Qualitative Methods And Conceptual Advances In Sport Psychology (Brett Smith, Nick Caddick and Toni Williams)  9. Advances In Quantitative Analyses And Their Implications For Sport And Exercise Psychology Research (Nikos Ntoumanis, Thanasis Mouratidis, Johan Ng andCarme Viladrich) Epilogue (Lew Hardy)