2nd Edition

Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts

By Ellis Cashmore Copyright 2008
    528 Pages
    by Routledge

    528 Pages
    by Routledge

    Now including exercise psychology terms for the first time in its second edition, Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers a highly accessible introduction to this fascinating subject, its central theories and state-of-the-art research. Over 300 alphabetically-ordered entries cover such diverse terms as:

    • adherence
    • aggression
    • emotion
    • exercise dependence
    • home advantage
    • kinesiphobia
    • left-handedness
    • motivation
    • retirement
    • self-confidence.

    Cross-referenced, with suggestions for further reading and a full index, this latest key guide contains invaluable advice on the psychology of sport and exercise. A comprehensive A-Z guide to a fast-moving field of inquiry, this book is an essential resource for scholars, coaches, trainers, journalists, competitors, exercisers; in fact anyone associated with sport and exercise.

    Anorexia Nervosa.  Extreme Sports.  Fear of Failure.  Giftedness.  Group Orientation.  Focus.  Halo Effect.  Integrated Regulation.  Kinesthesia.  Metacognition.  Motor Reaction.  Self-Actualization.  Trans-Gender.  Yerkes-Dodson Law. Weight-Control. Yoga


    Ellis Cashmore