Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology brings together leading international researchers to showcase some of the most important emerging topics in contemporary sport psychology. Each chapter offers a comprehensive review of current knowledge and research on a cutting-edge theme, followed by in-depth discussion of conceptual and methodological issues, and then outlines potential avenues for further research.
The book covers themes including:
The review format provides the perfect entry point for all researchers, advanced students or practitioners looking to engage with the latest research themes in contemporary sport psychology, offering a greater depth of discussion than the typical journal article. Informing knowledge generation, applied research and professional practice, Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology is an essential addition to any sport science library.
‘Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology provides a comprehensive, detailed review of current hot topics in the sport psychology literature. The contributors delve into the advances made in recent years and expand on future avenues for research…Because concepts in this book are deeply rooted in quantitative and qualitative research findings, the volume will appeal most to current and future researchers in the field who are advanced in the study of sport psychology.’
- C. Pecinovsky, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Association of College and Research Libraries: A division of the American Library Association, October 2015 Vol. 53 No. 2
Introduction (Stephen D. Mellalieu and Sheldon Hanton) Foreword (Dan Gould) 1. Contemporary Personality Perspectives In Sport Psychology (Ross Roberts and Tim Woodman) 2. Coping In Sport (Peter R. E. Crocker, Katherine A. Tamminen and Patrick Gaudreau)3. The Five Self-Determination Mini-Theories Applied To Sport (Ian Taylor)4. Organisational Psychology In Sport: Recent Developments And A Research Agenda (Christopher R. D. Wagstaff and Rebecca J. Larner) 5. The Tripartite Efficacy Framework In Physical Activity Contexts (Ben Jackson, Steven R. Bray, Mark R. Beauchampand Timothy C. Howle)6. Choking Under Pressure: A Review Of Current Debates, Literature, And Interventions (Christopher Mesagno, Katharina Geukes and Paul Larkin) 7. Transformational Leadership Behaviour In Sport (Calum A. Arthur and Peter Tomsett) 8.Qualitative Methods And Conceptual Advances In Sport Psychology (Brett Smith, Nick Caddick and Toni Williams) 9. Advances In Quantitative Analyses And Their Implications For Sport And Exercise Psychology Research (Nikos Ntoumanis, Thanasis Mouratidis, Johan Ng and Carme Viladrich)Epilogue (Lew Hardy)