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An evidence-based text covering the key aspects of performance culture: performer development, preparation, training and execution. It shows how applied psychological methods and principles can be used to enhance performance.
By Mark Nesti
How can the skills of the sport psychologist be put to best use within a football club? This guide to the role of the sport psychologist within elite and professional football, argues that working closely with coaches and players to create a receptive environment is vital if they are to...
A guide to psychological concepts and theories as well as to strategies and techniques designed to help coaches and sport psychologists cultivate peak performance and personal growth through advances in sport psychology. It features a four-part organization that focuses on motivation and leadership, social interactions, and mental training.
Uses original case studies to demonstrate the application of sport psychology across a variety of sports. Shows' real world' integration of different areas of theory and practice for performance enhancement. Each case study will demonstrate scientific and intellectual rigour, an evidence-based approach and reflective practice.
By Andy Lane
Topics in Applied Psychology is a series of integrated texts combining both the academic and professional aspects of applied psychology. Written by a team of high-profile UK academics, this series is ideal for second- and third-year psychology undergraduates.
By Thelma Horn
Suitable for second and third year sport psychology students, this book reviews the literature and terminology in key topic areas. It reflects the important and active areas of research in sport psychology, including motivational orientations, self confidence, coaching effectiveness, flow in sport, and sport injury.
Suitable for undergraduates pursuing professions as coaches, physical education teachers and sport psychologists, this book presents an applied approach to sport psychology. It provides coaches with a practical discussion of motivation, communication, stress management, and mental imagery.