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    DescriptionSport Psychology: Concepts and Applications shows how concepts supported by current scientific research can be used to address issues and situations encountered everyday by physical activity specialists, coaches, athletic trainers, and athletes. This introduction to sport and exercise psychology addresses practical issues, such as dealing with anxiety, arousal, and stress; developing coping, relaxation, motivation, and energizing strategies; understanding the effects of an audience on human performance; building team cohesion; and preventing burnout and other negative effects.

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    Sport Psychology: Concepts and Applications
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard H. Cox
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 186 mm
    Height: 233 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 855 g
    ISBN 13: 9780071086226
    ISBN 10: 0071086226

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.0
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: WSDP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14410
    BISAC V2.8: SPO041000
    DC22: 796.019
    Thema V1.0: SCGP
    7, Revised
    Edition statement
    7th Revised edition
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    McGraw Hill Higher Education
    Publication date
    01 July 2011
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    Table of contents
    PART I. Understanding Sport Psychology 1 Foundations of Sport Psychology 2 Personality as a Core Characteristic of the Athlete PART II. Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3 Self-Confidence and Intrinsic Motivation 4 Goal Perspective Theory 5 Youth Sports PART III. Effects of Attention, Emotion, and Mood on Performance 6 Attention and Concentration in Sport and Exercise 7 Anxiety, Stress, and Mood Relationships 8 Alternatives to Inverted-U Theory PART IV.Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions 9 Coping and Intervention Strategies in Sport 10 Goal Setting in Sport 11 Imagery and Hypnosis in Sport 12 Psychological Skills Training PART V. Social Psychology of Sport 13 Aggression and Violence in Sport 14 Audience and Self-Presentation Effects in Sport 15 Team Cohesion in Sport 16 Leadership and Communication in Sport PART VI. Psychobiology of Sport and Exercise 17 Exercise Psychology 18 The Psychology of Athletic Injuries and Career Termination 19 Drug Abuse in Sport and Exercise