Summary: Many sport psychology texts focus on what to do -- relaxation, imagery, etc. This is the first text to focus directly on the how of doing sport psychology.
Doing Sport Psychology involves much more than the standard techniques such as goal setting and positive self-talk. Counselors' personalities, the history of their relationships with athletes, the interaction of individual psychologists and athletes with entire teams--these factors are at least as import ...show moreant as the application of standard procedures. This book reveals in intimate detail the process of sport psychology at work.
The text, edited by psychologist Mark B. Andersen, includes: