Psychology: Sport Psychology

  • The Neurocognition of Dance: Mind, Movement and Motor Skills book cover

    The Neurocognition of Dance

    Mind, Movement and Motor Skills, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke, Thomas Schack

    The study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. The Neurocognition of Dance brings together contributors from the worlds of psychology and dance, and discusses the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Performance book cover

    The Psychology of Performance

    By Stewart Cotterill

    Why is it that performing under pressure - whether in sport, at work, or on the stage – is often so difficult? What factors affect our thoughts and feelings on the big occasion, and are there strategies that enable people to excel rather than crumble when it matters most?From the development of…

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

  • Sport Cyberpsychology book cover

    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 sporting context, gathering research on the use of technology and the internet by athletes, coaches and sport science support staff.  The book identifies…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge

  • Football Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    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 – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Applied Exercise Psychology: The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence book cover

    Applied Exercise Psychology

    The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence

    Edited by Selen Razon, Michael L. Sachs

    Applied Exercise Psychology emphasizes the application of evidence-based knowledge drawn from the fields of exercise psychology, health psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, and exercise physiology for physical activity behavior change. The book provides readers with: theoretical bases…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Sport, Recovery, and Performance: Interdisciplinary Insights book cover

    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

  • Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity: An Introduction book cover

    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

  • Excelling in Sport Psychology: Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work book cover

    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

  • Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport book cover

    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
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes book cover

    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
    Routledge

  • The Science of Expertise: Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill book cover

    The Science of Expertise

    Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill

    Edited by David Z. Hambrick, Guillermo Campitelli, Brooke N. Macnamara

    Offering the broadest review of psychological perspectives on human expertise to date, this volume covers behavioral, computational, neural, and genetic approaches to understanding complex skill. The chapters show how performance in music, the arts, sports, games, medicine, and other domains…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

  • Faster, Fitter, Happier: 75 questions with a Sport Psychologist book cover

    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

3Series in Sport Psychology

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