Performance Psychology E Book

Author: David John Collins
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702048755
Format: PDF
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Performance Psychology: A Practitioner's Guide is a comprehensive, evidence-based text covering the key aspects of performance culture: performer development, preparation, training and execution. Written by a team of international contributors, including national coaches, training specialists, applied sports psychologists, clinicians and researchers, and building on strong links between theory and practice, the book shows how applied psychological methods and principles can be used to enhance performance Contributing authors offer clear implications for applied practice and each section is summarized by contributions from a 'Performers Panel' of experts who provide real-life practical examples. Performance psychology is applied to a wide variety of physical performance domains which enables practitioners to see how they can combine ideas and tailor interventions, to people and contexts, to produce effective applications of psychology. Dave Collins is Professor of Performance and Coaching/Director for the Institute of Coaching and Performance at the University of Central Lancashire. As a practitioner, he has worked with over 50 World and Olympic medalists, and in professional performance domains spanning sport, business, motor sport, music, dance and adventure. He was formerly Performance Director of UK Athletics, a rugby player, martial artist and OE instructor. Dave currently works with the Chelsea FC Football Academy, amongst other consultancies. Angela Button is a researcher at the University of Otago and is widely acknowledged as a world expert on talent. Angela has led funded research projects in talent development in the UK and New Zealand. Her sporting interests include squash, running and triathlon. Hugh Richards lectures and is Director of post-graduate programmes in Performance Psychology at the University of Edinburgh. He has published in the areas of coping, talent, individual differences and professional development related to sport, the military and music. Hugh has applied psychology to professional performers from international level sport to business. He currently works with the UK Motor Sport Association, international performer development schemes and has been advisor to the BBC on learning and performance. Strong links between theory and practice - a panel of top performers conclude each section with an overview, providing real-life practical examples in addition to the case studies included in each chapter. Holistic approach allows students to see how they can combine different approaches to address a problem. Written by a team of international contributors including national team coaches, sports psychologists and academics.

Handbook of Sport Psychology

Author: Gershon Tenenbaum
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470068243
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Endorsed by the International Society of Sport Psychology, this classic reference draws on an international roster of experts and scholars in the field who have assembled state-of-the-art knowledge into this thorough, well-rounded, and accessible volume. It is completely updated to reflect the latest research and is an indispensable resource for any student or professional interested in the field of sport psychology.

The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

Author: Shane M. Murphy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199731764
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology describes current research findings in the study of human performance: what makes performance excellent and what can go wrong? For the first time in one volume, experts from all fields of performance are brought together, covering domains including sports, the performing arts, business, executive coaching, the military, and other applicable, high-risk professions.

The Practice of Sport Psychology

Author: Gershon Tenenbaum
Publisher: Fitness Information Technology
ISBN: 9781885693303
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The expert practitioners in The Practice of Sport Psychology address a variety of issues and concerns and come from different backgrounds institutes and programs. Each practitioner perceives his or her work from a different perspective-clinical health oriented community oriented feminist social practical-and each has developed unique methods of practice. However all are similar in their intent to optimize mental and emotional conditions so that the athletes and teams with whom they work will meet their desired goals.

Doing Sport Psychology

Author: Mark B. Andersen
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736000864
Format: PDF, Docs
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Mark B. Andersen examines authentic examples of sport psychologists at work to teach readers how to use their knowledge of sport psychology in an effective and efficient manner.

Sport Psychology A Student s Handbook

Author: Matt Jarvis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135420505
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book offers a student-friendly introduction to the discipline of sport psychology. All the key psychological issues in sport are explored, and difficult questions are raised: are athletes born or made? Does playing sport affect personality? What effect do cultural beliefs have on personal sporting development? Matt Jarvis has substantially revised and expanded his original coverage of the subject from the highly successful first edition (Sport Psychology (1999) in the Routledge Modular Psychology series). Here he provides a succinct but comprehensive account of major theory and research in sport psychology, whilst maintaining the readable style and student-centred approach which made the previous book so successful. Key issues covered include: Personality and sport Attitudes to sport Aggression Social factors affecting performance Arousal and anxiety Motivation and skill acquisition. There is an emphasis not merely on learning about sport psychology, but also on developing critical and creative thinking. In addition, the book includes chapters on conducting research and writing essays in sport psychology, as well as reflective exercises throughout the text.

Performance Psychology

Author: Dave Collins
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 9780443067341
Format: PDF
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Dave Collins is Professor of Performance and Coaching/Director for the Institute of Coaching and Performance at the University of Central Lancashire. As a practitioner, he has worked with over 50 World and Olympic medalists, and in professional performance domains spanning sport, business, motor sport, music, dance and adventure. He was formerly Performance Director of UK Athletics, a rugby player, martial artist and OE instructor. Dave currently works with the Chelsea FC Football Academy, amongst other consultancies. Angela Button is a researcher at the University of Otago and is widely acknowledged as a world expert on talent. Angela has led funded research projects in talent development in the UK and New Zealand. Her sporting interests include squash, running and triathlon. Hugh Richards lectures and is Director of post-graduate programmes in Performance Psychology at the University of Edinburgh.-

Assessment in Applied Sport Psychology

Author: Taylor, Jim
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492526347
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Assessment in Applied Sport Psychology is a comprehensive resource that will help practitioners gain a deep understanding of assessment in order to build trusting relationships and effective intervention plans that address the needs and goals of their clients.

Applied Sport Psychology

Author: Jean Marie Williams
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Drawing on the expertise of many specialists this contributed text is a comprehensive and practical guide to psychological concepts and theories as well as to strategies and techniques designed to help future coaches and sport psychologists cultivate peak performance and personal growth through recent advances in sport psychology. The text’s five-part organization focuses on motivation and leadership, social interactions, mental training, program implementation, and issues that go beyond performance enhancement. Contributing authors are experts in their topic, and each chapter has been written specifically for this collection.

Sport Psychology

Author: Richard H. Cox
Publisher: W C B/McGraw-Hill
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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A comprehensive introduction to the study of the psychology of sport, this text aims to provide students with a foundation in the concepts of sport psychology and their application in exercise and sport settings. Research applications associated with women, youth sport and disabled athletes are included in order to increase relevance for students.