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Author Moran, Aidan P., author

Title A critical introduction to sport psychology / Aidan Moran and John Toner

Edition Third edition
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (x, 483 pages.)
Contents Introducing sport psychology: Discipline and profession -- Part 1. Exploring athletic performance: Key constructs. Motivation and goal-setting in sport -- "Psyching up" and calming down: Anxiety in sport -- Emotions and coping -- Staying focused in sport: Concentration in sport performers -- Using imagination in sport: Mental imagery, motor imagery and mental practice in athletes -- What lies beneath the surface? Investigating expertise in sport -- Part 2. Team cohesion. Exploring team cohesion in sport: A critical perspective -- Part 3. New directions in sport psychology. New horizons: Embodied cognition and cultural sport psychology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317329657 (electronic bk.)
1317329651 (electronic bk.)