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Title Advances in sport psychology / Thelma S. Horn, editor
Edition Third edition
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2008]
Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics, 2008


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Description xi, 499 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents 1. The nature of sport psychology -- 2. Quantitative research methodology -- 3. Qualitative research methodology -- 4. Self-perceptual systems and physical activity -- 5. Self-confidence in sport -- 6. Attributions and perceived control -- 7. Motivational orientations and sport behaviour -- 8. Achievement goal theories in sport -- 9. Moral development in sport and physical activity -- 10. Group dynamics in sport and exercise -- 11. Coaching effectiveness in the sport domain -- 12. Social influence in sport -- 13. Imagery in sport, exercise, and dance -- 14. Attentional processes and sport performance -- 15. Fundamental goal concepts for process and performance success -- 16. The flow perspective of optimal experience in sport and physical activity -- 17. Athletic injury and sport behavior
Summary "Advances in Sport Psychology offers a view of the latest research in the field of sport psychology. The text's contributors - some of the field's most prolific researchers and scholars - extend the boundaries that have defined the field and provide a clear explanation of future research directions." "Advances in Sport Psychology, Third Edition, focuses on active research that recognizes the merging of individual and socioenvironmental factors in making sense of sport performance and behavior. It will help students prepare and conduct their own research, and it will allow professionals to stay on the cutting edge of the field."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-481) and index
Subject Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Psychology, Sports.
Sports -- psychology.
Exercise -- psychology.
Physical Fitness -- psychology.
Sports Medicine -- methods.
Author Horn, Thelma S., 1949- editor
LC no. 2007045899
ISBN 0736057358 (hbk.)
9780736057356 (hbk.)