Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts
Routledge – 2002 – 320 pages
Series: Routledge Key Guides
Psychologyis an integral element of sport today, from the applied techniques of coaches and athletes, to the socio-psychological behaviour of sport fans. Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers an introductory guide to the vocabulary of sport psychology, to its central theories and most important avenues of research, and to its application in sports performance. Modern and historical illustrations are used throughout the text, while an extensive bibliography and index ensure that the book is an indispensable research tool for any student of sport psychology.
Ellis Cashmore is Professor of Culture, Media and Sport at Staffordshire University, UK, and author of Making Sense of Sports as well as biographies, such as Beckham and Tyson: Nurture of the Beast.