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Routledge Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity


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This series offers a forum for original and cutting edge research exploring the latest ideas and issues in the psychology of sport, exercise and physical activity. Books within the series showcase the work of well-established and emerging scholars from around the world, offering an international perspective on topical and emerging areas of interest in the field. This series aims to drive forward academic debate and bridge the gap between theory and practice, encouraging critical thinking and reflection among students, academics and practitioners.

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Analytical Psychology of Football Professional Jungian Football Coaching

Analytical Psychology of Football: Professional Jungian Football Coaching

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By John O'Brien, Nada O'Brien
August 13, 2021

Jungian psychology of football is a new and cutting edge approach being applied by Champions league teams and used in youth football training. Implications for the wider role of football organisations in society as models for the diagnosis and management of trauma and tension in our changing world ...

Athlete Transitions into Retirement Experiences in Elite Sport and Options for Effective Support

Athlete Transitions into Retirement: Experiences in Elite Sport and Options for Effective Support

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Deborah Agnew
August 13, 2021

Transitions in sport can be either normative (relatively predictable) or non-normative (less predictable) and are critical times in the development of athlete’s careers. Whilst retirement from sport is inevitable, the timing of retirement can be less predictable. If an athlete copes well with the ...

Stress, Well-Being, and Performance in Sport

Stress, Well-Being, and Performance in Sport

1st Edition

Edited By Rachel Arnold, David Fletcher
March 09, 2021

Stress, Well-Being, and Performance in Sport provides the first comprehensive and contemporary overview of stress in sport and its implications on performance and well-being. It explores how athletes’, coaches', and support staffs' performance can be enhanced while simultaneously optimizing their ...

Sport Injury Psychology Cultural, Relational, Methodological, and Applied Considerations

Sport Injury Psychology: Cultural, Relational, Methodological, and Applied Considerations

1st Edition

Edited By Ross Wadey
November 23, 2020

Written by a team of international experts and emerging talents from around the world, Sport Injury Psychology: Cultural, Relational, Methodological, and Applied Considerations challenges the status quo of the field of sport injury psychology and opens new and exciting future research trajectories ...

Feelings in Sport Theory, Research, and Practical Implications for Performance and Well-being

Feelings in Sport: Theory, Research, and Practical Implications for Performance and Well-being

1st Edition

Edited By Montse C. Ruiz, Claudio Robazza
September 18, 2020

Feeling states, including emotional experiences, are pervasive to human functioning. Feeling states deeply influence the individual’s effort, attention, decision making, memory, behavioural responses, and interpersonal interactions. The sporting environment offers an ideal setting for the ...

Self-talk in Sport

Self-talk in Sport

1st Edition

Edited By Alexander T. Latinjak, Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis
March 12, 2020

Athletes are naturally exposed to significant psychological challenges in sports, but do not wait helplessly for the assistance of sports psychologists or trainers. Instead, they practise one form or another of self-regulation. Self-talk in Sport explores one such self-regulatory strategy: ...

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise

1st Edition

Edited By Martin Turner, Richard Bennett
December 06, 2017

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is one of the most widely used counselling approaches in the world and is one of the original forms of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise is the first and only book to date to examine the use of REBT in...

Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

1st Edition

Edited By Ben Jackson, James Dimmock, Josh Compton
August 24, 2017

How can we use persuasion methods to make people more physically active and improve their sport and exercise experiences? How can instructors, coaches, athletes, and practitioners most effectively communicate their messages to others? Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical ...

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