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2nd Edition

Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts

ISBN 9780415438667
Published July 7, 2008 by Routledge
528 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

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