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Title Performance psychology : a practitioner's guide / edited by Dave Collins, Angela Abbott, Hugh Richards ; foreword by Andy Robinson
Published Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier, 2011


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 MELB  613.7019 Col/Ppa  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 411 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction: getting ready to perform / Dave Collins -- Aims, principles and methodologies in talent identification and development / Angela Button -- Expertise the goal of performance development / Nicola Hodges and Joseph Baker -- Psychological characteristics of developing excellence / Aine MacNamara -- Talent development environments: key considerations for effective practice / Russell Martindale and Paddy Mortimer -- Implications and applications -- views from the performer's panel / Dave Collins -- Introduction: organisational issues in providing support / Dave Collins -- Organising for excellence / Veronica Burke -- The team perspective: promoting excellence in performance teams / Alan Macpherson and Pat Howard -- Planning for physical performance, the individual perspective: planning, periodisation, prediction, and why the future ain't what it used to be / John Kiely -- Practical dimensions of providing for excellence: views from the performer's panel / Dave Collins -- Introduction: practice regimens for excellence / Dave Collins -- "Keeping it together": motor control under pressure / Chris Button, Clare MacMahon and Rich Masters -- Skill acquisition: designing optimal learning environments / Joan N. Vickers -- Effective skill development: how should athletes' skills be developed? / Andy Abraham and Dave Collins -- Mental practice: neuroscientific support for a new approach / Paul Holmes and Claire Calmels -- Developing the performance brain: decision making under pressure / Duncan R.D. Mascarenhas and Nickolas C. Smith -- Practical dimensions of developing skill: views from the performers' panel / Dave Collins -- Introduction: performing on the day / Dave Collins -- Coping and mental toughness / Hugh Richards -- Emotional issues of peak performance: managing mood -- Attention / Aidan Moran -- Putting it together: skills for pressure performance / Mark Wilson and Hugh Richards -- Putting them together: skills packages to optimise team/group performance / Dace Collins and Judy Collins -- Practical dimensions of realising your peak performance / Dave Collins -- Conclusion: where next?: getting help in your pursuit of excellence / Amanda Martindale and Dave Collins
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Physical education and training -- Psychological aspects.
Author Collins, Dave.
Abbott, Angela.
Richards, Hugh.
LC no. 2010006567
ISBN 9780443067341 paperback
0443067341 paperback