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This volume gives an overview of cutting-edge research on mindfulness and its practical applications for maximizing performance and personal well-being.
The greatest athletics performances take place in the mind, not the body. HOW BAD DO YOU WANT IT? explores some of the greatest moments in endurance sport to reveal habits and tactics we can use to cultivate your own mental strength.
By Terry Orlick
This new fifth edition provides the most effective strategies and step-by-step plans for developing a personal path to excellence. It teaches how to focus for excellence while living and enjoying life to the fullest. Readers will gain a more positive outlook, better ways of dealing with distractions, and strategies for...
By Jim Afremow
In The Champion's Mind, Jim Afremow, PhD, offers the same advice he uses with Olympians and professional athletes: How to get in a "zone," thrive on a team, and stay humble; How to progress within a sport and sustain long-term excellence; Customizable pre-performance routines to hit full power when the...
By Ross Lorimer
Social Psychology in Sport and Exercise applies theory to real-life sport and exercise contexts. Examining key research from social psychology, this unique book helps you to understand the behaviour of athletes and exercisers. With a wealth of examples and case studies, the authors show you how to devise practical solutions...
Addresses the challenging psychological components of physical activity. Bringing together a field of experts, this book features diverse topics, bridging health psychology and exercise psychology to demonstrate the increasingly important role of physical activity in overall wellness and health.
International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology is a series of edited books, with a global focus, which reflect the state of art in areas of current and emerging interest in the study of sport and exercise psychology. Each volume in the series contributes to the better...
By David Tod
Sport Psychology: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the fundamental ideas at the heart of Sport Psychology today. It examines the links between sport participants' behaviours, their personality and their environment to identify the factors which affect performance. Exploring theory and practice, it uses case studies to illustrate how...