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

Title Foundations of sport and exercise psychology / Robert S. Weinberg, Daniel Gould
Edition Seventh edition
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2019]


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Description xv, 663 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary The leading textbook in sport and exercise psychology is back for a brand new seventh edition. It offers students and lecturers a comprehensive overview of the field, drawing connections between research and practice. This brand new edition introduces students to key concepts, research development and career opportunities available. After this introduction, the text shifts focus to personal factors that can affect performance and behaviour in sport. Students are taught how psychological factors can affect health and exercise. Plus, the text details the consequences of participating in sport and physical activity, including aggression in sport, moral development and good sporting behaviour. Updates to this new edition include a new chapter on diversity and inclusion and new content on popular and emerging areas, such as mindfulness.
Contents Welcome to sport and exercise psychology -- Science and professional practice of sport and and exercise psychology -- Personality and sport -- Motivation -- Arousal, stress, and anxiety -- Competition and cooperation -- Feedback, reinforcement, and intrinsic motivation -- Diversity and inclusion -- Team dynamics and 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
Notes Previous edition: c2015
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sports -- psychology
Exercise -- psychology
Sports -- Psychological aspects
Exercise -- Psychological aspects
Reading List HSE309 prescribed text 2019
Author Gould, Daniel, 1952-, author
LC no. 2018012860
ISBN 9781492561149 (hardback)
9781492572350 (paperback)
9781492570592 (loose-leaf)