Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice

Paperback | June 16, 2011

byMark H. Anshel

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Sport Psychology, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of sport and exercise psychology. It outlines the theoretical framework and provides the necessary psychological foundation of sport psychology while offering a real-life handbook approach to using psychological strategies as a sport participant and coach. This unique book stresses an applied approach to the field and presents scientific research and empirical data without the use of technical jargon.

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Sport Psychology, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of sport and exercise psychology. It outlines the theoretical framework and provides the necessary psychological foundation of sport psychology while offering a real-life handbook approach to using psychological strategies as a sport participant and coach. This unique ...

Mark H. Anshel is a professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Safety at Middle Tennessee State University. He has consulted with sports teams, ranging from youth sports to professional levels, and has applied the sport psychology literature in both medical and corporate settings. He has consulted with ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:June 16, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0321732499

ISBN - 13:9780321732491

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Table of Contents

Preface

I. OVERVIEW OF THE FIELD

1. The Science of Sport Psychology

II. PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT PERFORMANCE

2. Personal Factors Affecting Sport Performance

3. Youth Sports: Special Considerations and Needs of Child Athletes

4. Motivation: Theory and Application

5. Attribution Theory: Explaining the Causes of Performance Outcomes

6. Emotion: Arousal, Stress, and Anxiety

7. Coping with Stress in Sport

8. Sport Psychology Interventions

9. Aggression in Sport

10. Applying Sport Psychology: Athletes Speak for Themselves

III. COACHING PSYCHOLOGY

11. Effective Communication: The Foundation of Effective Leadership

12. Leadership and Coaching in Sport

13. Team Cohesion and Group Dynamics

IV. Psychology of Physical Activity

14. Applied Exercise Psychology

15. Conclusions and Future Directions