The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

Hardcover | August 30, 2012

EditorShane Murphy

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The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology includes the latest research and applied perspectives from leaders in the field of performance psychology. Current and comprehensive, this foundational volume presents sport and performance psychology from myriad perspectives, including:* individual psychological processes in performance such as attention, imagery, superior performance intelligence, motivation, anxiety, confidence, cognition and emotion* the social psychological processes in performance including leadership, teamwork, coaching, relationships, moral behavior, and gender and cultural issues* human development issues in performance, such as the development of talent and expertise, positive youth development, the role of the family, end of involvement transitions, and both youth and masters-level sport and physical activity programs* interventions in sport and performance psychology and counseling of performers in distress including such important issues for all performers as: appearance- and performance-enhancing drug use, injuries, managing pain, eating and weight issues, burnout, and the role of physical activity inmaintaining health.The chapters collected here also cover the history of sport and performance psychology; the scope and nature of the field; ethical issues in sport and performance psychology; performance psychology in the performing arts and other non-sporting fields; perfectionism and performance; the role of theperformance coach and of the sport psychologist with a coach and team; supervision; and a look ahead to the future of the field.

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The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology includes the latest research and applied perspectives from leaders in the field of performance psychology. Current and comprehensive, this foundational volume presents sport and performance psychology from myriad perspectives, including:* individual psychological processes in perf...

Shane Murphy, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at Western Connecticut State University, where he teaches sport, health and performance psychology.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:832 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:August 30, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefacePart One: The Nature and Scope of Sport and Performance Psychology1. Alan S. Kornspan: History of Sport and Performance Psychology2. Kate F. Hays: The Psychology of Performance in Sport and Other Domains3. Doug Hankes: Sport and Performance Psychology: Ethical Issues4. Graham Jones: The Role of Superior Performance Intelligence in Sustained Success5. Sanna M. Nordin-Bates: Performance Psychology in the Performing ArtsPart Two: Individual Psychological Processes in Performance6. Aidan Moran: Concentration: Attention and Performance7. Rich Masters: Conscious and Unconscious Awareness in Learning and Performance8. Marc V. Jones: Emotional Regulation and Performance9. Mark R. Wilson: Anxiety: Attention, the Brain, the Body, and Performance10. Yiannis Theodorakis, Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis, and Nikos Zourbanos: Cognitions: Self-Talk and Performance11. Jennifer Cumming and Sarah E. Williams: The Role of Imagery in Performance12. Martyn Standage: Motivation: Self-Determination Theory and Performance in Sport13. Penny McCullagh, Barbi Law, and Diane Ste-Marie: Modeling and Performance14. Mark R. Beauchamp, Ben Jackson, and Katie L. Morton: Efficacy Beliefs and Human Performance: From Independent Action to Interpersonal Functioning15. Joachim Stoeber: Perfectionism and PerformancePart Three: Social Psychological Processes in Performance16. Albert V. Carron, Luc Martin, and Todd Loughead: Teamwork and Performance17. Packianathan Chelladurai: Leadership and Manifestations of Sport18. Daniel Gould: The Psychology of Coaching19. Maria Kavussanu: Moral Behavior in Sport20. Emily A. Roper: Gender, Identity, and Sport21. Sam Carr: Relationships and Sport and Performance22. Anthony P. Kontos: Culture/Ethnicity and PerformancePart Four: Human Development and Performance23. Jean Cot and Bruce Abernathy: A Developmental Approach to Sport Expertise24. Maureen R. Weiss, Lindsay E. Kipp, and Nicole D. Bolter: Training for Life: Optimizing Youth Development through Sport and Physical Activity25. Chris G. Harwood, Julie P. Douglas, and Antoinette M. Minniti: Talent Development: The Role of the Family26. Bradley W. Young and Nikola Medic: Expert Masters Sport Performers: Perspectives on Age-Related Processes, Mechanisms, and Motives27. Albert J. Petitpas, Taunya Marie Tinsley, and Amy S. Walker: Transitions: Ending Active Involvement in Sports and Other Competitive EndeavorsPart Five: Interventions in Sport and Performance Psychology28. Zella E. Moore: Counseling Performers in Distress29. Thomas B. Hildebrandt, Eleanna Varangis, and Justine K. Lai: Appearance- and Performance-Enhancing Drug Use30. Kate I. Goodger and Martin I. Jones: Burnout: A Darker Side to Performance31. William B. Strean and Joseph P. Mills: The Body and Performance32. John Heil and Leslie Podlog: Injury and Performance33. John Heil and Leslie Podlog: Pain and Performance34. Trent A. Petrie and Christy Greenleaf: Eating Disorders in Sport35. Stuart J. H. Biddle and Trish Gorely: Physical Activity Interventions36. Christopher M. Carr: The Role of the Sport and Performance Psychologist with the Coach and Team: Implications for Performance Counseling37. Dave Collins and Sara Kamin: The Performance Coach38. Robert Harmison and Kathleen V. Casto: Optimal Performance: Elite Level Performance in "The Zone"39. Mark Anderson: Supervision and Mindfulness in Sport and Performance PsychologyPart Six: Future Directions40. Kirsten Peterson, Charles Brown, Sean McCann, and Shane M. Murphy: Sport and Performance Psychology: A Look Ahead