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Examines the science behind sports skill acquisition and explores the application of science to optimal sports training, and talent identification. This book contains contributions from both coaches and researchers.
Offers a comprehensive account of our psychological knowledge about physical activity covering: motivation and the psychological factors associated with activity or inactivity; the feel-good factor - the psychological outcomes of exercising, including mental health illness and clinical populations; and, more.
This book provides an overview of the critical issues facing those pursuing research in elite sport. Exploring how athletes reach and stay at the pinnacle of their sport, it identifies questions typically asked in this field and offers theoretical and practical applications for its development.
This text explains how to perceive errors in sport and bounce back from them positively. It explores how mistakes can lead to the development of new strategies and tactics, define strengths as well as weaknesses, build mental toughness and subsequently enhance performance.
Explains how your mind influences your performance on the field or on the court as much as your physical skill does, if not more so. Through forty lessons and inspirational anecdotes from prominent athletes, this book helps you learn the same techniques and exercises the author uses to help elite...