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Sports psychology books

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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: 16/11/2017

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: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

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: 18/10/2017

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: 18/10/2017

Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part B by Vincent (University of Exeter, Exeter, UK) Walsh Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part B
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Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part B, Volume 233 reflects recent advancements in the understanding of how elite athletes prepare for, and perform at, peak levels under the demands of competition. Topics discussed in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Excelling in Sport Psychology Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work by Alison Pope-Rhodius 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 Alison Pope-Rhodius 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

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: 13/10/2017

Coming Soon

Football Psychology From Theory to Practice by Jurgen Beckmann Football Psychology From Theory to Practice


Format: Hardback - Released: 25/12/2017

Football Psychology From Theory to Practice by Jurgen Beckmann Football Psychology From Theory to Practice


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/12/2017

Family Life, Death and Football: A Year on the Frontline with a Proper Club by Michael Calvin Family Life, Death and Football: A Year on the Frontline with a Proper Club

Award-winning sports writer Michael Calvin turned up for the first day of pre-season training at Millwall FC and 333 days later he sat among the subs at Wembley.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

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

What psychological traits link Novak Djokovic and Jessica Ennis-Hill? Or Sebastian Vettel and Nadia Comaneci? What goes through an athlete's head when their life's work is at stake? What separates those who can stay at the top from those who...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

Sport Psychology by Arnold LeUnes Sport Psychology


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

Sport Psychology by Arnold LeUnes Sport Psychology


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Applied Exercise Psychology The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence by Selen Razon Applied Exercise Psychology The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence

Applied Exercise Psychology emphasizes the application of evidence-based knowledge drawn from the fields of exercise psychology, health psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, and exercise physiology for physical activity behavior change. The book provides readers with: * theoretical bases for understanding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

Applied Exercise Psychology The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence by Selen Razon Applied Exercise Psychology The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence

Applied Exercise Psychology emphasizes the application of evidence-based knowledge drawn from the fields of exercise psychology, health psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, and exercise physiology for physical activity behavior change. The book provides readers with: * theoretical bases for understanding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

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: 02/10/2017

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: 02/10/2017

Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology by Jeffrey J. (Professor, Division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies, Wayne State University) Martin Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology
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Historically, very few sport and exercise psychologists and professionals from related fields such as disability and rehabilitation have conducted thorough research on individuals with disabilities engaged in sport and exercise. The tide is turning, however, as growing media attention and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

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

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: 06/09/2017

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