Psychology Of Sports, Exercise And Fitness: Social And Adjustment Issues

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1991-04-01
  • Publisher: Taylor & Franci
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An exploration of the relationships between sports exercise and fitness SEF and the human psychological condition. The book adopts a holistic approach and discusses personal adjustment and mental health from the viewpoint of a number of areas of expertise in psychology.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction: theory and research in sports, exercise, and fitness psychology. Part 2 Mental health and adjustment: exercise and mental health - a mechanistic discussion; anxiety reduction and stress management through physical fitness; steroid and drug use by athletes. Part 3 Society and the individual performer: sports in the workplace; gender expectation and sports participation; running - a psycho-social phenomenon; the African-American athlete - a psychological perspective.

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