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Author Weinberg, Robert S. (Robert Stephen), author

Title Foundations of sport and exercise psychology / Robert S. Weinberg, Daniel Gould
Edition Fifth edition
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2011]


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Description xiii, 625 pages : illustrations, some colour ; 29 cm
regular print
Contents Welcome to sport and exercise psychology -- Personality and sport -- Motivation -- Arousal, stress, and anxiety -- Competition and cooperation -- Feedback, reinforcement, and intrinsic motivation -- Group and team dynamics -- Group cohesion -- Leadership -- Communication -- Introduction to psychological skills training -- Arousal regulation -- Imagery -- Self-confidence -- Goal setting -- Concentration -- Exercise and psychological well-being -- Exercise behavior and adherence -- Athletic injuries and psychology -- Addictive and unhealthy behaviors -- Burnout and overtraining -- Children and sport psychology -- Aggression in sport -- Character development and good sporting behavior
Summary The latest edition of the best selling sport and exercise psychology book on the market, provides a thorough introduction to the key concepts in the field. It offers students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, bridges the gap between research and practice, conveys principles of professional practice, and captures the excitement of the world of sport and exercise
Notes Previous edition: 2007
Includes Internet access
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Exercise -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- psychology.
Psychology, Sports.
Exercise -- psychology.
Genre/Form Leermiddelen (vorm).
Author Gould, Daniel, 1952- author
LC no. 2010015761
ISBN 9780736083232