Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

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This is the bestselling text in sport and exercise psychology. As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field and draws connections between research and practice and captures the dynamism of sport and exercise. In-depth learning aids have been refreshed, including chapter objectives and summaries, sidebars, key terms, key points, anecdotes and discussion questions to help students think more critically about applying the material. The updated web study guide serves as an important learning tool and guides students into completing the related activities for each chapter and apply knowledge gained. To help lecturers, instructor ancillaries have also been updated and expanded and are now supplemented with an image bank, gradable chapter quizzes and instructor videos.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 664 pages
  • 279 x 216 x 36mm | 2,064g
  • Champaign, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 65 colour illustrations, 79 colour illustrations
  • 1450469817
  • 9781450469814
  • 67,483

Table of contents

Part I. Beginning Your Journey; Part II. Learning About Participants; Part III. Understanding Sport and Exercise Environments; Part IV. Focusing on Group Processes; Part V. Improving Performance; Part VI. Enhancing Health and Well-Being; Part VII. Facilitating Psychological Growth and Development.
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About Robert S. Weinberg

Robert S. Weinberg, is a professor in physical education, health and sport studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Weinberg has more than 30 years of experience in both the scholarly and applied aspects of sport psychology. Weinberg was voted one of the top 10 sport psychologists in North America by his peers. Daniel Gould, is the director for the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports and professor in the department of kinesiology at Michigan State University and has taught sport psychology for more than 25 years. An active researcher, Gould was the founding co-editor of The Sport Psychologist and has published more than 200 articles on sport psychology.
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