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By Matthew Syed
Matthew Syed, the Sunday Times No.1 bestselling author of Black Box Thinking, returns with a collection of award-winning writing on the science and psychology of sport.
Faster, Fitter, Happier is the first book to bridge the gap between the practice of psychology across both professional and amateur sport, and the theoretical foundations on which the science is based. Author Tony Westbury has been working alongside coaches and performers across a range of sports for over 25...
By Diane Gill
Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise, Fourth Edition, reflects the latest developments in the field of sport and exercise psychology and presents various applications in a range of physical activity settings.
This book examines the health-related controversies and scandals that plague America's top spectator sports. It covers such issues as the use of performance-enhancing substances, playing through pain, the abuse of pain medicine, playing with concussions, and why athletes take these unhealthy risks in the pursuit of profit and fame.
By Aidan Moran
The new 3rd edition of Sport Psychology: A Critical Introduction is the only textbook in the field that provides not only a detailed overview of key theories, concepts and findings within the discipline of sport psychology, but also a critical perspective that examines and challenges these core foundations. Fully revised...
"I saw men under pressure. How do you come back from a crushing defeat to win?In an inspirational, funny and thought-provoking new book, The Secret Footballer teams up with The Secret Psychologist to crack the secrets of success and share with us the tricks and tips that keep the top...
Written by a sport psychology consultant and an athletic trainer, Psychology of Sport Injury provides a thorough explanation of the elements and effects of sport injuries along with up-to-date research and insights for practical application.
By John Gleaves
"This text blends the historical and philosophical disciplines more thoroughly and creatively than any text in the kinesiology subject area. The authors have taken historical events as jumping-off points to help readers see how our philosophical underpinnings of sport and physical activity have been shaped in modern society." --