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Author Weinberg, Robert S. (Robert Stephen)

Title Foundations of sport and exercise psychology / Robert S. Weinberg, Daniel Gould
Edition Third edition
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2003]
©2003

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 MELB  796.01 Wei/Fos 2003  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 586 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 computer disc (instructor guide)
Contents Ch. 1. Welcome to Sport and Exercise Psychology -- Ch. 2. Personality and Sport -- Ch. 3. Motivation -- Ch. 4. Arousal, Stress, and Anxiety -- Ch. 5. Competition and Cooperation -- Ch. 6. Feedback, Reinforcement, and Intrinsic Motivation -- Ch. 7. Group and Team Dynamics -- Ch. 8. Group Cohesion -- Ch. 9. Leadership -- Ch. 10. Communication -- Ch. 11. Introduction to Psychological Skills Training -- Ch. 12. Arousal Regulation -- Ch. 13. Imagery -- Ch. 14. Self-Confidence -- Ch. 15. Goal Setting -- Ch. 16. Concentration -- Ch. 17. Exercise and Psychological Well-Being -- Ch. 18. Exercise Behavior and Adherence -- Ch. 19. Athletic Injuries and Psychology -- Ch. 20. Addictive and Unhealthy Behaviors -- Ch. 21. Burnout and Overtraining -- Ch. 22. Children's Psychological Development Through Sport -- Ch. 23. Aggression in Sport -- Ch. 24. Character Development and Sportspersonship
Summary Weinberg and Gould show how sport and exercise psychology concepts and principles can be applied to counselling, teaching, coaching, sports medicine and fitness instruction. This third edition includes new artwork and all chapters have been revised
Analysis Exercise
Physical fitness
Psychology
Sport
Notes Previous ed. published in 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 546-576) and index
Subject Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Exercise -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- psychology.
Psychology, Sports.
Exercise -- psychology.
Genre/Form Problems and exercises.
Author Gould, Daniel, 1952-
LC no. 2002013861
ISBN 0736044175 CD-ROM
0736044191 hardcover
0736062440 web access