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Available in print and online, this monumental work is edited by two leading figures in the field with a distinguished international editorial advisory board to select and assign entries, ensuring authoritative content that readers can trust.
Considers behavioural issues regarding exercise and nutrition using a research to practice approach. This text explains how health fitness psychology has developed into a wide-ranging discipline that can be used in various exercise, fitness and health settings, allowing practitioners to assist their clients in adopting healthier lifestyles.
Sport Psychology, 2nd Edition provides a synthesis of the major topics in sport psychology with an applied focus and an emphasis on achieving optimal performance. After exploring the history of sport psychology, human motivation, and the role of exercise, there are three main sections to the text: Performance Enhancement, Performance...
By James Kerr
The All Blacks are the world's most successful sporting outfit, undefeated in over 75% of their international matches over the last 100 years. What is the secret of their success? And what can we - as individuals, companies and teams - learn from them?
Sport psychology is a competitive profession with rigorous and demanding entry routes in terms of education, training and accreditation. Once qualified, the sport psychology practitioner will face complex, day-to-day professional challenges of the kind not always covered in conventional sport psychology textbooks. Becoming a Sport Psychologist is the first book...
Addresses the psychological and biological consequences of exercise and physical activity, and their subsequent effects on mood and mental health. This title helps readers learn the biological foundations of exercise psychology within the broader contexts of cognitive, social and environmental influences.
By Helen K Emms
MENTAL TOUGHNESS FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE TENNIS * Discover the key Mental Strategies for Peak Performance * Achieve Deep Confidence for Competitive Success * Learn the art of Self-Discipline and Mental Skill Mastery * Develop the Champion Performer Mind-Set This book is full of practical tips and tools to help you...
Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology is a definitive guide to the theory and practice of applied sport psychology. It goes further than any other book in surveying the full variety of issues that practising sport psychologists will confront in their working lives. It introduces...