9780072843835

Applied Sport Psychology : Personal Growth to Peak Performance

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072843835

  • ISBN10:

    0072843837

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-08-08
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This is a comprehensive and practical guide to psychological concepts and theories as well as to strategies and techniques designed to help future coaches and sport psychologists cultivate peak performance and personal growth through recent advances in sport psychology. The text's five-part organization focuses on motivation and leadership, social interactions, mental training, program implementation, and issues that go beyond performance enhancement. Contributing authors are experts in their topic, and each chapter has been written specifically for this collection.

Table of Contents

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

PART I LEARNING, MOTIVATION, AND EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

2 Motor Skill Learning for Effective Coaching and Performance / Cheryl A. Coker, Mark G. Fischman, Joseph B. Oxendine

3 Positive Reinforcement, Performance Feedback, and Performance Enhancement of Control / Ronald E. Smith

4 Toward Optimal Motivation in Sport: Fostering Athletes Competence and Sense of Control / Joan L. Duda, Darren C. Treasure

5 The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Theory: When Coaches Expectations Become Reality /Thelma Sternberg Horn, Curt Lox, Francisco Labrador

6 Leadership Effectiveness / Mimi C. Murray, Betty L. Mann

7 Styles of Decision Making in Coaching / P. Chelladurai, Galen Trail

PART II SOCIAL INTERACTIONS

8 The Sport Team as an Effective Group / Mark A. Eys, Shauna M. Burke, Albert V. Carron, Paul W. Dennis

9 Communicating Effectively / David Yukelson

10 Enhancing Coach-Parent Relationships in Youth Sports: Increasing Harmony and Minimizing Hassle / Frank L. Smoll, Sean P. Cumming,

PART III MENTAL TRAINING FOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT

11 Psychological Characteristics of Peak Performance / Vikki Krane, Jean M. Williams

12 Increasing Awareness for Sport Performance / Kenneth Ravizza

13 Goal Setting for Peak Performance / Daniel Gould

14 Arousal-Performance Relationships / Daniel M. Landers, Shawn Arent

15 Relaxation and Energizing Techniques for Regulation of Arousal / Jean M. Williams, Dorothy V. Harris

16 Seeing is Believing: Understanding and Using Imagery in Sport / Robin S. Vealey, Christy A. Greenleaf

17 Cognitive Techniques for Building Confidence and Enhancing Performance / Nate Zinsser, Linda Bunker, Jean M. Williams

18 Concentration and Attention Control Training / Robert M. Nideffer, Marc-Simon Sagal

19 Strategies for Training / Vietta E. Wilson, Erik Peper, Andrea Schmid

PART IV IMPLEMENTING TRAINING PROGRAMS

20 Integrating and Implementing a Psychological Skills Training Program / Robert S. Weinberg, Jean M. Williams

21 Development and Implementation of Coach Training Programs: Cognitive-Behavioral Principles and Techniques / Frank L. Smoll, Ronald E. Smith

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

22 When to Refer Athletes for Counseling or Psychotherapy / Mark B. Anderson, David Tod

23 Drug Abuse in Sport: Causes and Cures / Mark H. Anshel

24 Burnout in Sport: Causes and Cures/ Kate Goodger, David Lavallee, Trish Gorely, Chris Harwood

25 Injury Risk and Rehabilitation: Psychological Considerations / Jean M. Williams, Carrie B. Scherzer

26 Career Transition Among Athletes: Is there Life After Sports? / Jim Taylor, Bruce Ogilvie, David Lavallee

27 Exercise Psychology / Rod K. Dishman, Janet Buckworth

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