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Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology - 3rd edition

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology (ISBN10: 0736044191; ISBN13: 9780736044196)
ISBN13: 978-0736044196
ISBN10: 0736044191

Summary: In the newly revised and updated "Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Third Edition" students and professionals will find a comprehensive array of information that bridges the gap between research and practice and captures the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

Authors Robert Weinberg and Daniel Gould have revised every chapter of the popular text, incorporating the latest research and practice in sport and exercise psyc ...show morehology. They combine contemporary practical examples, case studies, and anecdotes to help readers better understand different theories, concepts, and research. In-depth questions at the end of each chapter guide readers from research to practice and enable readers to think critically.

The first and second editions of the text set new standards for introductory textbooks; this edition raises the bar to an even higher level with new artwork, photos, and a fresh design, making the text an exceptionally rich learning resource and professional reference tool. Each chapter includes up-to-date information. The following are new features of this third edition

Expanded coverage of leaders in sport, including information on expectations, values, beliefs, and behavioral guidelines for coaches

  • Research on anxiety and team-energizing strategies
  • Comprehensive data on hypnosis phases, techniques, and their effects
  • Material on sport aggression, moral development, cooperation, and gender differences in competition
  • The seven-part text is organized in an easy-to-follow format that allows for quick topical searches. Key points are highlighted throughout to help readers identify the most important ideas. Special elements such as case studies, new research procedures and findings, and sample questionnaires and application procedures also enhance reader understanding.
"Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Third Edition" expertly captures the intrigue and excitement of the field while explaining basic concepts and principles. It shows how these concepts and principles can be applied to counseling, teaching, coaching, sports medicine, and fitness instruction. This completely updated text will help students and practitioners improve their comprehension and knowledge of the field of sport psychology.

Graphics Package The new, much easier to use, graphics package will greatly facilitate teaching this course. The authors have created a comprehensive series of slides for each chapter of the book. The graphics package has over 900 slides that can be used directly with PowerPoint or used to print transparencies, slides, or copies for distribution to your students.
Instructor Guide Instructors who adopt the text will be provided with an instructor guide and a much improved test bank to assist them with content delivery and presentation. Extensive sample lecture outlines are provided for each chapter, as well as suggestions for student assignments, key points, and references to the Graphics Package to help save you time as you prepare for class. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 03
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 03/28/2003
International: No

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