Psychology: Sport Psychology

  • 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 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 – 2017-10-06 
    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 – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Research Methods for Applied Psychologists: Design, Analysis and Reporting book cover

    Research Methods for Applied Psychologists

    Design, Analysis and Reporting

    Edited by Paula Brough, Stefano Occhipinti

    This is the first complete guide to the range of research methods available to applied psychologists. Ideal for students and researchers alike, and covering both quantitative and qualitative techniques, the book provides a concise overview of the options available for applied research, how to make…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    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 – 2017-09-27 
    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

    Fitter, Faster, 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 – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and Educational Achievement: Insights from Exercise Neuroscience book cover

    Physical Activity and Educational Achievement

    Insights from Exercise Neuroscience

    Edited by Romain Meeusen, Sabine Schaefer, Phillip Tomporowski, Richard Bailey

    A growing body of research evidence suggests that physical activity can have a positive effect on educational achievement. This book examines a range of processes associated with physical activity that are of relevance to those working in education – including cognition, learning, memory, attention…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • How to become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist book cover

    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 – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    How to become a Practitioner Psychologist

  • Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity book cover

    Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

    Edited by Ben Jackson, James Dimmock, Josh Compton

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity

  • The Psychology of Perfectionism: Theory, Research, Applications book cover

    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 – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Leadership in Sports Coaching: A Social Identity Approach book cover

    Leadership in Sports Coaching

    A Social Identity Approach

    By Paul Cummins, Ian O'Boyle, Tony Cassidy

    The professionalisation of sports coaching has demanded higher standards of leadership in order to improve performance and effectiveness. This book focuses on leadership in sports coaching, exploring key concepts and principles underpinned by a presentation of new empirical research. Placing social…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education: Theory, research and practice book cover

    Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

    Theory, research and practice

    By Alan Ewert, Curt Davidson

    Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • Psychology in Sports Coaching: Theory and Practice book cover

    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
    Routledge

1Series in Sport Psychology

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