Advances in Applied Sport Psychology: A Review by Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

By Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

Advances in utilized game Psychology goals to bridge the distance among study and perform in modern recreation psychology. Now to be had in paperback, the booklet attracts jointly experiences of leading edge study in key components of utilized game psychology, assesses the results of this examine for present perform, and explores destiny avenues of analysis inside of every one thematic zone.

This ebook surveys the clinical literature underpinning crucial talents and strategies hired in modern activity psychology, reading key themes such as:

  • imagery
  • goal environment
  • self-talk
  • stress management
  • team building
  • efficacy management
  • attention control
  • emotion regulation
  • mental toughness.

Representing the main updated evaluation of present medical examine, conception and perform in recreation psychology, this booklet is a crucial source for all complicated scholars, researchers and practitioners operating with athletes and activities performers.

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