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Recently Published

The Greatest What Sport Teaches Us About Achieving Success by Matthew Syed The Greatest What Sport Teaches Us About Achieving Success

Matthew Syed, the Sunday Times No.1 bestselling author of Black Box Thinking, returns with a collection of award-winning writing on the science and psychology of sport.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Growth Mindset for Athletes, Coaches and Trainers Harness the Revolutionary New Psychology for Achieving Peak Performance by Jennifer Purdie Growth Mindset for Athletes, Coaches and Trainers Harness the Revolutionary New Psychology for Achieving Peak Performance

Studies show that the greatest athletes have a growth mindset --the ability to welcome mistakes, deal with weakness, and seek challenge to ultimately reach peak performance. This book offers a yearlong training regime for personal trainers, coaches and athletes of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Faster, Fitter, Happier 75 questions with a Sport Psychologist by Tony Westbury Faster, Fitter, Happier 75 questions with a Sport Psychologist

Faster, Fitter, Happier is the first book to bridge the gap between the practice of psychology across both professional and amateur sport, and the theoretical foundations on which the science is based. Author Tony Westbury has been working alongside coaches...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Faster, Fitter, Happier 75 questions with a Sport Psychologist by Tony Westbury Faster, Fitter, Happier 75 questions with a Sport Psychologist

Fitter, Faster, Happier is the first book to bridge the gap between the practice of psychology across both professional and amateur sport, and the theoretical foundations on which the science is based. Author Tony Westbury has been working alongside coaches...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

How to Become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist by Martin Eubank, David Tod How to Become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist
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Whether you are an athlete suffering from nerves or someone who lacks motivation to exercise, sport and exercise psychology can help. As the discipline of psychology evolves, more and more people are training to become sport and exercise psychologists. But...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

How to Become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist by Martin Eubank, David Tod How to Become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist
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Whether you are an athlete suffering from nerves or someone who lacks motivation to exercise, sport and exercise psychology can help. As the discipline of psychology evolves, more and more people are training to become sport and exercise psychologists. But...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement Mental Training for Athletes and Coaches by Keith A. Kaufman, Carol R. Glass, Timothy R. Pineau Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement Mental Training for Athletes and Coaches
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Rooted in the traditions of mindfulness-based stress reduction and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, the authors present mindful sport performance enhancement, an empirically supported, six-session program that can be adapted for specific athletic populations. Each session includes educational, experiential, and discussion components,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity by Dr. Ben Jackson Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity

How can we use persuasion methods to make people more physically active and improve their sport and exercise experiences? How can instructors, coaches, athletes, and practitioners most effectively communicate their messages to others? Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

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Train Your Mind for Athletic Success Mental Preparation to Achieve Your Sports Goals by Jim Taylor Train Your Mind for Athletic Success Mental Preparation to Achieve Your Sports Goals

This book guides athletes in developing the mental tools needed to achieve athletic success. It teaches athletes about the attitudes they must have, the obstacles they must remove, and the preparation they must take. It includes many practical strategies, skills,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport by J. E. Kane Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

Psychology has an important part to play in the teaching and practice of physical education and sport, and this volume, originally published in 1972, provided a systematic and authoritative introduction to the major areas in this field at the time....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Excelling in Sport Psychology Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work by Sara Robinson Excelling in Sport Psychology Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work

Written for graduate students and early professionals who are conducting applied sport psychology work for the first time, Excelling in Sport Psychology is a guide for planning, preparing, and executing this work. Each chapter addresses a critical component of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Excelling in Sport Psychology Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work by Sara Robinson Excelling in Sport Psychology Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work

Written for graduate students and early professionals who are conducting applied sport psychology work for the first time, Excelling in Sport Psychology is a guide for planning, preparing, and executing this work. Each chapter addresses a critical component of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Sport Psychology for Young Athletes by Camilla J. (Swansea University, UK) Knight Sport Psychology for Young Athletes
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Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes' enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2017

Sport Psychology for Young Athletes by Camilla J. (Swansea University, UK) Knight Sport Psychology for Young Athletes
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Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes' enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity An Introduction by Abbe Brady Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity An Introduction

Positive psychology (PP) is a fast developing domain that emphasises personal growth and the positive qualities and values of life. This is the first book to introduce the principles and practice of PP within sport and exercise. Paradoxically, in attempting...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity An Introduction by Bridget Grenville-Cleave Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity An Introduction

Positive psychology (PP) is a fast developing domain that emphasises personal growth and the positive qualities and values of life. This is the first book to introduce the principles and practice of PP within sport and exercise. Paradoxically, in attempting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Psychology in Sport by Scully Kremer Psychology in Sport

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Sport, Recovery and Performance Interdisciplinary Insights by Michael (Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Germany) Kellmann Sport, Recovery and Performance Interdisciplinary Insights
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Sport, Recovery and Performance is a unique multi-disciplinary collection which examines both the psychological and physiological dimensions to recovery from sport. Including contributions from medicine, neuroscience, psychology and sport science, the book expertly explores the implications for applied and strategic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A by Mark (University of Exeter, Exeter, UK) Wilson Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A
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Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A, Volume 231 reflects recent advancements in the understanding of how elite athletes prepare for-and perform at-peak levels during competition. The latest release in this series focuses on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise-4th Edition by Diane Gill Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise-4th Edition

Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise, Fourth Edition, reflects the latest developments in the field of sport and exercise psychology and presents various applications in a range of physical activity settings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/06/2017

Brave Athlete by PhD Simon Marshall, Lesley Paterson Brave Athlete
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The Brave Athlete solves the 13 most common mental conundrums athletes face in their everyday training and in races. You don't have one brain-you have three; your ancient Chimp brain that keeps you alive, your modern Professor brain that navigates...
Format: eBook - Released: 16/06/2017

The Psychology of Teaching Physical Education From Theory to Practice by Bonnie (Purdue University Us) Blankenship The Psychology of Teaching Physical Education From Theory to Practice

This book weaves together theory, research, and practical information related to the psychological aspects of physical education. Unlike other exercise/sport psychology books on the market, The Psychology of Teaching Physical Education is written especially for future and practicing physical educators...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

In The Zone How Champions Think and Win Big by Clyde Brolin In The Zone How Champions Think and Win Big

'You're so focused you know exactly what's going through your mind and exactly where you are.' - Usain Bolt 'Those edge moments, like when you put an incredible lap all together, are what keep me going.' - Lewis Hamilton How...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2017

Optimum Drive by Paul F. Gerrard Optimum Drive

Optimum Drive - Why should you just be good when you can be great?Attaining peak performance: Optimum Drive is a motivational book that uses top level race car driving as a metaphor for peak performance. As a professional racing driver...
Format: eBook - Released: 18/04/2017

Performance Psychology Theory and Practice by Stewart (University of Gloucestershire, UK) Cotterill Performance Psychology Theory and Practice
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Anyone who has ever competed in a sport, taken an exam, or appeared on stage understands the importance of performing at the right time. Those who excel in these conditions often develop ways to cope with the stress involved, but...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/04/2017

Performance Psychology Theory and Practice by Stewart (University of Gloucestershire, UK) Cotterill Performance Psychology Theory and Practice
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Anyone who has ever competed in a sport, taken an exam, or appeared on stage understands the importance of performing at the right time. Those who excel in these conditions often develop ways to cope with the stress involved, but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017

Mindfulness and Performance by Amy L., Ed.D. (Boston University) Baltzell Mindfulness and Performance
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This volume gives an overview of cutting-edge research on mindfulness and its practical applications for maximizing performance and personal well-being.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/03/2017

Meisterschaft Dank Menschlichkeit by Tobias Mann Meisterschaft Dank Menschlichkeit


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 15/03/2017

A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology by Aidan Moran, John Toner A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology
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The new third edition of A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology is the only textbook in the field that provides a detailed overview of key theories, concepts and findings within the discipline of sport psychology, as well as a critical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

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