Applied Sport Psychology: Personal Growth to Peak Performance (häftad)
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McGraw-Hill Education / Asia
Krane, Vikki
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Applied Sport Psychology: Personal Growth to Peak Performance (häftad)

Applied Sport Psychology: Personal Growth to Peak Performance

Häftad Engelska, 2014-08-16
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applied sport psychology was written to introduce readers to psychological theories and techniques that can be used to enhance performance and personal growth of sport participants from youth to elite levels. The four-part organization covers learning, motivation, and social interaction; mental training for performance enhancement; implementing training programs; and enhancing health and well-being. This edition reflects the latest research, practice, and anecdotal examples in applied sport psychology. Applied Sport Psychology is particularly well suited as a text for classes in applied sport psychology and psychology of coaching. The book is also a valuable reference for practicing coaches, sport psychologists, and psychologists
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Jean M. Williams is a professor emeritus at the University of Arizona where she served in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science and the Department of Psychology. She taught courses in stress and coping and psychology of excellence and consulted with intercollegiate athletes and coaches and with top amateur and professional athletes as well as supervised consulting. Dr. Williams has published nine books (seven edited) and more than 100 research articles and book chapters. Her research focused on psychology of injury, psychology of excellence, group dynamics and productivity, and exercise and mental health. She is a past president, fellow, and certified consultant in the Association of Applied Sport Psychology and a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology.

Vikki Krane is a professor with the School of Human Movement, Sport, and Leisure Studies at Bowling Green State University. Her research focuses on gender and sexuality issues in sport psychology. Dr. Krane is a former editor of The Sport Psychologist and the Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal and has been an editorial board member for the Psychology of Sport and Exercise, The Sport Psychologist, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, and Qualitative Research in Sport & Exercise. She is a fellow of AASP and the National Academy of Kinesiology. As a certified consultant, AASP, Krane has consulted with a variety of athletes, including high school, rising elite adolescents, and college athletes.



1 Sport Psychology: Past, Present, Future

Jean M. Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus; Vikki Krane, Bowling Green State University


2 Motor Skill Learning for Effective Coaching and Performance

Cheryl A. Coker, New Mexico State University

3 A Positive Approach to Coaching Effectiveness and Performance Enhancement

Ronald E. Smith, University of Washington

4 The Motivational Climate, Athlete Motivation, and Implications for the Quality of Sport Engagement

Joan L. Duda, The University of Birmingham; Darren C. Treasure, Competitive Advantage International

5 The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Theory: When Coaches Expectations Become Reality

Thelma Sternberg Horn, Miami University; Curt L. Lox, Southern Illinois University; Francisco Labrador, Wittenberg University

6 Leadership in Sport: The Critical Importance of Coach and Athlete Leadership

Julia D. Sterrett, Lehigh University; Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center

7 The Sport Team as an Effective Group

Mark A. Eys, Wilfrid Laurier University; Shauna M. Burke, Western University; Paul W. Dennis, York University; Blair Evans, Wilfrid Laurier University

8 Communicating Effectively

David P. Yukelson, The Pennsylvania State University


9 Psychological Characteristics of Peak Performance

Vikki Krane, Bowling Green State University; Jean M.
Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus

10 Increasing Awareness for Sport Performance

Kenneth Ravizza, California State University at Fullerton;
Angela Fifer, United States Military Academy

11 Goal Setting for Peak Performance

Daniel Gould, Michigan State University

12 Understanding and Managing Stress in Sport

Sheldon Hanton, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK;
Stephen Mellalieu, Swansea University, UK; Jean M.
Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus

13 Seeing Is Believing: Understanding and Using Imagery in Sport

Robin S. Vealey, Miami University; Samuel T. Forlenza, Michigan State University

14 Cognitive Techniques for Building Confidence and Enhancing Performance

Jean M. Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus; Nate Zinsser, United States Military Academy; Linda Bunker, University of Virginia, Emeritus

15 Concentration and Strategies for Controlling It

Jean M. Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus; Robert M. Nideffer, Enhanced Performance Systems; Vietta E. Wilson, York University, Emeritus; Marc-Simon Sagal, The Winning Mind


16 Integrating and Implementing a Psychological Skills Training Program

Robert S. Weinberg, Miami University; Jean M. Williams, University o...