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Managing Talent Development and Pressure in Sport FreeBook

Managing Talent Development and Pressure in Sport is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge and FEPSAC, in order to help you improve athletic resilience and manage talent development. It contains a collection of curated content from some our top titles and leading experts. 

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Sport Psychology Titles

  • Sport Cyberpsychology

    By Olivia A. Hurley

    Sport Cyberpsychology is the first book devoted to assessing the influence of technology on human interaction, behaviour and mental health in a sport context, gathering research on the use of technology and the Internet by athletes, coaches and sport science support staff.  The book identifies the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
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  • Sport, Recovery, and Performance

    Interdisciplinary Insights

    Edited by Michael Kellmann, Jürgen Beckmann

    Sport, Recovery and Performance is a unique multi-disciplinary collection which examines both the psychological and physiological dimensions to recovery from sport. Including contributions from medicine, neuroscience, psychology and sport science, the book expertly explores the implications for…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • Faster, Fitter, Happier

    75 questions with a Sport Psychologist

    By Tony Westbury

    Faster, Fitter, Happier is the first book to bridge the gap between the practice of psychology across both professional and amateur sport, and the theoretical foundations on which the science is based. Author Tony Westbury has been working alongside coaches and performers across a range of sports…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Talent Development

    A Practitioner Guide

    By Dave Collins, Aine MacNamara

    The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school to elite level. Aimed at practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
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  • The Psychology of Perfectionism

    Theory, Research, Applications

    Edited by Joachim Stoeber

    This milestone text provides a comprehensive and state-of-the art overview of perfectionism theory, research, and treatment from the past 25 years, with contributions from the leading researchers in the field. The book examines new theories and perspectives including the social disconnection model…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • How to Become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist

    By Martin Eubank, David Tod

    Whether you are an athlete suffering from nerves or someone who lacks motivation to exercise, sport and exercise psychology can help. As the discipline of psychology evolves, more and more people are training to become sport and exercise psychologists. But how do you qualify, and when you do, what…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
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    How to become a Practitioner Psychologist

  • Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity

    An Introduction

    Edited by Abbe Brady, Bridget Grenville-Cleave

    Positive psychology (PP) is a fast-developing area of research that emphasises personal growth and the positive qualities of life. This is the first book to apply the principles and practice of PP to sport and physical activity. In attempting to help people enjoy sport, sport psychology has…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes

    Edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould

    Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
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  • Performance Psychology

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Cotterill

    Anyone who has ever competed in a sport, taken an exam, or appeared on stage understands the importance of performing at the right time. Those who excel in these conditions often develop ways to cope with the stress involved, but what cognitive and emotional strategies allow some people to thrive…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • The Peer Guide to Applied Sport Psychology for Consultants in Training

    Edited by Mark W. Aoyagi, Artur Poczwardowski, Jamie L. Shapiro

    Successful sport psychology professionals have benefitted from stimulating conversations, challenging questions, support, camaraderie, guidance, and advice offered by their graduate school classmates. Peer relationships are vital and valued aspects of professional development, with many of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Organizational Psychology of Sport

    Key Issues and Practical Applications

    Edited by Christopher R. D. Wagstaff

    This ground-breaking book is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of how organizational psychology can be used to understand and improve performance in elite sport. Using recent theoretical advances from this burgeoning area of research, each chapter offers key conceptual issues and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14
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  • Psychology in Professional Sports and the Performing Arts

    Challenges and Strategies

    Edited by Robert J. Schinke, Dieter Hackfort

    The relationship between sport and exercise psychology and the realm of professional sport and performance has grown exponentially in recent years. Elite athletes increasingly see the value in seeking psychological advice and expertise, while consultants now work in a wider range of elite…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
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    Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • The Psychology of Performance

    By Stewart T. Cotterill

    Why is performing under pressure often so difficult? What strategies can help us deliver our best performance? How can we boost our self-confidence? The Psychology of Performance explores the key psychological factors that affect our ability to cope under pressure, whether it’s competing in a sport…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Richard Thelwell, Chris Harwood, Iain Greenlees

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive review of current research in the psychology of sports coaching. It provides detailed, critical appraisals of the key psychological concepts behind the practice of sports coaching and engages with contemporary debates in this field. Organised around…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
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    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Psychology in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Adam R. Nicholls

    Some of the most effective coaches understand the fundamentals of sport psychology, which include interacting effectively with athletes, creating the optimal environment, assessing the psychological needs of their athletes, and even providing them with the mental training required to maximise…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
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  • Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise

    By Joseph Baker, Damian Farrow

    Understanding and developing expertise is an important concern for any researcher or practitioner working in elite or high performance sport. Whether it's identifying talented young athletes or developing methods for integrating cutting-edge sport science into daily coaching practice, scientists,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Aidan Moran, John Toner

    The new third edition of A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology is the only textbook in the field that provides a detailed overview of key theories, concepts and findings within the discipline of sport psychology, as well as a critical perspective that examines and challenges these…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
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  • Teaching Overweight Students in Physical Education

    Comprehensive Strategies for Inclusion

    By Weidong Li

    Overweight students often suffer negative consequences with regard to low physical ability, skills, and fitness; obesity-related health implications; teasing and exclusion from physical education by their peers; and psychosocial and emotional suffering as a result of weight stigma. Widespread…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
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  • Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Global perspectives and fundamental concepts

    Edited by Athanasios Papaioannou, Dieter Hackfort

    Written by an international team of expert contributors, this unique global and authoritative survey explores in full but accessible detail the basic constructs and concepts of modern sport and exercise psychology and their practical application. The book consists of 62 chapters, written by 144…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14
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    Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

    Edited by J E Kane

    Psychology has an important part to play in the teaching and practice of physical education and sport, and this volume, originally published in 1972, provided a systematic and authoritative introduction to the major areas in this field at the time. The contributors, leading experts in the UK and US…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
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    Psychology Revivals

  • Global Practices and Training in Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

    A Case Study Approach

    Edited by J. Gualberto Cremades, Lauren S. Tashman

    Global Practices and Training in Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology offers case analysis as a vehicle to address issues and experiences in the application of sport, exercise, and performance psychology (SEPP) and the supervision/training of individuals to become professionals in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Perfectionism in Sport, Dance and Exercise

    Edited by Andrew Hill

    Perfectionism has been found to play an important yet complex role in sport, dance and exercise. This collection provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of theory, measurement, research findings, and practitioner issues associated with perfectionism, providing readers with insights…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
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  • Re-Designing Youth Sport

    Change the Game

    By John McCarthy, Lou Bergholz, Megan Bartlett

    Many observers have pointed out what is wrong with youth sport: an emphasis on winning at all costs; parental over-involvement; high participation costs that exclude many families; lack of vigorous physical activity; lack of player engagement; and no focus on development. Currently, most attempts…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
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  • Intervention Strategies for Changing Health Behavior

    Applying the Disconnected Values Model

    By Mark H. Anshel

    Changing habits, particularly habits that are self-destructive and unhealthy, is among the most challenging goals of therapists and coaches who work with clients in promoting a healthier lifestyle. The purpose of this book is to "help the helper," that is, to assist the person whose professional…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
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  • Sport and Exercise Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Andrew M Lane

    The new edition of Sport and Exercise Psychology asks four fundamental questions that get to the heart of this flourishing discipline: What inner states influence what people think, feel, and behave? How can people manage or self-regulate their own inner states? How can sport and exercise…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Football Psychology

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Erkut Konter, Jürgen Beckmann, Todd Loughead

    This is the first book to comprehensively map the psychology of learning, playing and coaching the world’s favourite sport. Including contributions from a range of international researchers, each chapter provides a review of the relevant literature, key theories, real-world examples, and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-18 
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  • Excelling in Sport Psychology

    Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work

    Edited by Alison Pope-Rhodius, Sara Robinson, Sean Fitzpatrick

    Written for graduate students and early professionals who are conducting applied sport psychology work for the first time, Excelling in Sport Psychology is a guide for planning, preparing, and executing this work. Each chapter addresses a critical component of the internship experience, such as…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

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