9780072552379

Applied Sport Psychology : Personal Growth to Peak Performance with PowerWeb

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    9780072552379

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    0072552379

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-10-18
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Applied Sport Psychology is a comprehensive and practical guide to strategies and techniques designed to help future coaches and sport psychologists cultivate peak performance through recent advances in sport psychology. The text's five-part organization focuses on motivation and leadership, communication, mental training, program implementation, and current issues. Contributing authors are experts in their topic, and each chapter has been written specifically for this collection.

Table of Contents

Jean M. Williams, William F. Straub, Sport Psychology: Past, Present, Future

PART I. LEARNING, MOTIVATION, AND EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

Mark G. Fischman, Joseph B. Oxendine, Motor Skill Learning for Effective Coaching and Performance / Ronald E. Smith, Positive Reinforcement, Performance Feedback, and Performance Enhancement of Control / Joan L. Duda, Darren C. Treasure, Toward Optimal Motivation in Sport: Fostering Athletes Competence and Sense of Control / Thelma Sternberg Horn, Curt Lox, Francisco Labrador, The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Theory: When Coaches’ Expectations Become Reality / Mimi C. Murray, Betty L. Mann, Leadership Effectiveness / P. Chelladurai, Galen Trail, Styles of Decision Making in Coaching

PART II. SOCIAL INTERACTIONS

Albert V. Carron, Paul W. Dennis, The Sport Team as an Effective Group / David Yukelson, Communicating Effectively / Frank L. Smoll, Coach-Parent Relationships in Youth Sports: Increasing Harmony and Minimizing HasslePART III. MENTAL TRAINING FOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT / Jean M. Williams, Vikki Krane, Psychological Characteristics of Peak Performance / Kenneth Ravizza, Increasing Awareness for Sport Performance / Daniel Gould, Goal Setting for Peak Performance / Daniel M. Landers, Shawn Arent, Arousal-Performance Relationships / Jean M. Williams, Dorothy V. Harris, Relaxation and Energizing Techniques for Regulation of Arousal / Robin S. Vealey, Christy A. Greenleaf, Seeing is Believing: Understanding and Using Imagery in Sport / Nate Zinsser, Linda Bunker, Jean M. Williams, Cognitive Techniques for Building Confidence and Enhancing Performance / Robert M. Nideffer, Marc-Simon Sagal, Concentration and Attention Control Training / Andrea Schmid, Erik Peper, Strategies for Training Concentration

PART IV. IMPLEMENTING TRAINING PROGRAMS

Robert S. Weinberg, Jean M. Williams, Integrating and Implementing a Psychological Skills Training Program / Frank L. Smoll, Ronald E. Smith, Conducting Sport Psychology Training Programs for Coaches: Cognitive-Behavioral Principles and Techniques

PART V. PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS: REFERRAL, DRUG ABUSE, BURNOUT, INJURY, TERMINATION FROM ATHLETICS, AND EXERCISE

Mark B. Anderson, When to Refer Athletes for Counseling or Psychotherapy / Mark H. Anshel, Drug Abuse in Sport: Causes and Cures / Keith P. Henschen, Athletic Staleness and Burnout: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment / Jean M. Williams, Robert J. Rotella, Carrie B. Scherzer, Injury Risk and Rehabilitation: Psychological Considerations / Jim Taylor, Bruce Ogilvie, Career Transition Among Athletes: Is there Life After Sports? / Rod K. Dishman, Janet Buckworth, Exercise Psychology

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