Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
"Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology" is a thought-provoking collection of 16 essays discussing the sport psychology traditions, research models and practices. The editors have brought together a team of internationally recognised sport psychologists with backgrounds in various disciplines to offer insights into sport cultures ranging from youth sport to professional sport. With ideas that will interest those in the applied sport psychology field as well as psychologists, psychotherapists and research psychologists, "Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology" offers an opportunity to reflect on their current or future professional practice.
- Hardback | 320 pages
- 185.42 x 256.54 x 25.4mm | 861.82g
- 19 May 2011
- Human Kinetics Publishers
- Champaign, United States
Table of contents
Essay 1. A Narrative Perspective: Identity, Well-Being, and Trauma in Professional Sport; Essay 2. Representing Applied Research Experiences Through Performance; Essay 3. In Praise of Quantitative Methods: How Numbers Can Change Culture; Essay 4. Critical Reflections on Doing Reflective Practice and Writing Reflective Texts; Essay 5. Representing Multilayered Lives: Embracing Context Through the Storied Self; Essay 6. The Practitioner and Client as Storytellers.
About David Gilbourne
David Gilbourne, is a professor of qualitative research in sport at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff and teaches in the Cardiff School of Sport. He co-founded and co-directed the first and second International Conferences on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise. Mark B. Andersen, is a professor in the School of Sport and Exercise Science and the Institute for Sport, Exercise and Active Living at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia. He also co-ordinates the master and doctoral degrees in applied psychology in the School of Social Science and Psychology.