Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Applying Sport Psychology - 05 edition

Applying Sport Psychology (ISBN10: 0736045120; ISBN13: 9780736045124)
ISBN13: 978-0736045124
ISBN10: 0736045120

Summary: Imagine being in a room with more than 20 renowned researchers and consultants in sport psychology, who are giving advice to elite coaches and athletes. The sport psychologists delve into numerous topics, such as goal setting, mental imagery, routines, team cohesion, and the coach-athlete relationship. The coaches and athletes augment the recommendations by sharing their perspectives and experiences on each topic. Together, these researchers, consultants, coaches, an ...show mored athletes bridge the gap between theory and practice in a way that has never been done before.
This hypothetical room has been created in Applying Sport Psychology: Four Perspectives. In each chapter four experts present their perspectives based on the current research and their understanding of the topics. Coaches and athletes relate that research to their realworld experiences, providing tips based on what has worked for them on and off the field or court to improve their performances. Students and professionals in sport psychology will benefit by

  • Gaining four perspectives on each concept and its application.
  • Learning how to customize those concepts and applications to any situation.
  • Developing the tools to meet clients' needs and to be a successful sport psychologist.

In Applying Sport Psychology: Four Perspectives more than 50 contributors from around the globe make the study of sport psychology come alive. The four perspectives on each topic present a wellrounded approach to understanding team and individual sport performance. Because readers are privy to a conversation of sorts taking place among these four key stakeholders, they will gain understanding from the varying perspectives, increase their knowledge, and improve their interactions with clients.
In part I, explore five psychological areas: motivation, confidence, intensity, focus, and emotions. In part II, study the mental tools that athletes can use to improve their training and competitive performances. In part III, examine the roles of coach and team as they affect athletic performance. In part IV, learn about the most serious challenges athletes face and how to overcome them.
Applying Sport Psychology: Four Perspectives is focused on the specific issues affecting athletic performance and uses a unique, multipleperspective approach. With Applying Sport Psychology: Four Perspectives, learn how to apply the theory that helps athletes perform to their potential. With the indepth analysis and discussions among the authors, students and professionals are provided with a distinctive view into the world of applied sport psychology. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 08/02/2005
International: No

View Table of Contents



List Price: $64.00
Used  Currently Sold Out
New $48.00
New
Save $16.00 (25%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Brand New
Order this book in the next 13 hours and 40 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
Marketplace sellers starting at $37.00

18 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Applying Sport Psychology
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (18)  |  New (7)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (4)  |  Good (3)  |  Acceptable (2)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$57.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SUPER BOOKS
Fort Mill, SC
Seller Rating: 3.76
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
$77.35
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
First Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: First ] Publisher: Human Kinetics Pub Date: 8/2/2005 Binding: Paperback Pages: 320.
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close