SAGE Key Concepts series: Key Concepts in Sport Psychology

Editor/Author Kremer, John M. D., Moran, Aidan and Walker, Graham, et.al.
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Sage UK

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-84920-051-6
Category: Arts & Leisure - Sports
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The concise and authoritative entries have been selected by experienced teachers and researchers; each one defines, explains and develops a key topic in sport psychology acting as a springboard for further reading and debate.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Foreword
  • 1: Introducing Sport Psychology
  • 1.1 The History of Sport Psychology
  • 1.2 Practising Sport Psychology
  • 1.3 Ethical Issues
  • 1.4 Organisations, Sources and Resources
  • 2: Anxiety and Stress
  • 2.5 Anxiety and Arousal
  • 2.6 Measuring Stress and Anxiety
  • 2.7 Pre-performance Routines
  • 2.8 Choking Under Pressure
  • 2.9 Coping Strategies
  • 3: Motivation and Commitment
  • 3.10 Sport Participation Motives
  • 3.11 Burnout and Dropout
  • 3.12 Goal Setting
  • 3.13 Fear of Failure and Need to Achieve
  • 3.14 Self-Determination Theory
  • 3.15 Achievement Goal Theory
  • 3.16 Self-Efficacy and Perceived Competence
  • 4: Cognitive Processes in Sport
  • 4.17 Mental Imagery
  • 4.18 Mental Practice
  • 4.19 Attention and Concentration
  • 4.20 Positive Self-talk and thought Control
  • 4.21 Mental toughness
  • 5: Social Psychology of Sport
  • 5.22 Team Cohesion
  • 5.23 Team Building
  • 5.24 Causal Attribution
  • 5.25 Social Facilitation and Social Loafing
  • 5.26 Leadership and Effective Coaching
  • 5.27 Home Advantage
  • 5.28 Aggression
  • 5.29 Fans and Spectators
  • 6: Motor Skills
  • 6.30 Motor Development
  • 6.31 Expertise
  • 6.32 Decision-Making
  • 6.33 Practising Motor Skills
  • 6.34 Analysis and Measurement of Motor Performance
  • 7: Sport and Well-being
  • 7.35 Gender Issues
  • 7.36 Overtraining and Exercise Addiction
  • 7.37 Injury and Retirement