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Title Exploring sport and exercise psychology / edited by Judy L. Van Raalte, Britton W. Brewer
Edition Second edition
Published Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2002]
copyright 2002
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Description 1 online resource ( xxiii, 561pages)
Summary Provides an overview of the field of sport and exercise psychology, connecting theory and practice, and discussing issues related to credentialing and training. This book features references and case examples, as well as chapters addressing implementation of comprehensive sport psychology interventions, modeling, and promotion of physical activity through community development. The book is intended to serve as a resource for professionals and students who are interested in learning more about the theoretical, empirical, and applied aspects of the field
This book is divided into 5 parts. Part I addresses various cognitive-behavioral interventions designed to facilitate optimal sport performance. Reflecting the breadth of sport and exercise psychology, Part II deals with psychological applications intended to enhance the physical and mental health of both athletes and the general population. Part II of this book addresses aspects of practice that have been largely ignored in the sport and exercise psychology literature. Part IV focuses on the individuals with whom sport and exercise psychology practitioners work. The 5th and final part of the book addresses what an individual aspiring to become a sport and exercise psychologist needs to know and do. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also issued in print
Subject Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Exercise -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- psychology.
Exercise -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Van Raalte, Judy L.
Brewer, Britton W.