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Cheers and the Tears : A Healthy Alternative to the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today

Cheers and the Tears : A Healthy Alternative to the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today - 99 edition

Cheers and the Tears : A Healthy Alternative to the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780787940379

ISBN10: 0787940372

Cheers and the Tears : A Healthy Alternative to the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today by Shane M. Murphy - ISBN 9780787940379
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Published: 1999
International: No
Cheers and the Tears : A Healthy Alternative to the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today by Shane M. Murphy - ISBN 9780787940379

ISBN13: 9780787940379

ISBN10: 0787940372

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 99

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Summary

The Cheers and the Tears offers parents and coaches sensible advice and healthy alternative approaches to the competitive and stressful world of youth sports.


Author Bio

Murphy, Shane M. : American Psychological Association

Shane Murphy, is a sport psychologist and the president of the Division of Exercise and Sport Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He is the former head of the sport psychology program for the United States Olympic Committee and the author of Sport Psychology Interventions and The Achievement Zone.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction


1. The Crisis in Youth Sports
2. How Did We End Up in This Predicament?
3. What Do Parents Want?
4. What Do Kids Want?
5. Escaping the Parent Trap: Pushing Your Own Dreams or Encouraging the Young Athlete?
6. The Family's Journey: Nurturing Safe and Healthy Young Athletes
7. How Do Children Become Competitive
8. How Competition Affects Children
9. Positive Approaches to Youth Sports


Notes
For Further Reading
For More Information
About the Author
Index