Sport Psychology : Concepts and Applications with PowerWeb: Health and Human Performance

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-08-29
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This new edition provides students with a solid foundation in the concepts of sport and exercise psychology and their application in exercise and sport settings. New texts now come packaged with PowerWeb: Health & Human Performance!

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction

1 Introduction to Sport Psychology

Part 2 Motivation of the Athlete

2 Motivation and Self-confidence in Sport

3 Goal Perspective in Sport

4 Attribution in Sport

5 Developing Intrinsic Motivation

6 Goal Setting in Sport

7 Youth Sports

Part 3 Arousal, Attention and Personality of the Athlete

8 Neurophysiology of Arousal

9 Attention and Concentration in Sport

10 Personality of the Athlete

Part 4 Situational Factors Related to Anxiety and Mood

11 Mood State and Athletic Performance

12 Anxiety, Arousal and Stress Relationships

13 Alternatives to Inverted-U Theory

Part 5 Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions

14 Coping Strategies in Sport

15 Relaxation Strategies in Sport

16 Arousal Energizing Strategies in Sport

17 Imagery and Sport Performance

18 Role of Hypnosis in Sport

19 Psychological Skills Training

Part 6 Social Psychology of Sport and Exercise

20 Aggression and Violence in Sport

21 Audience and Crowd Effects in Sport

22 Team Cohesion in Sport

23 Leadership in Sport

Part 7 Psychobiology of Sport and Exercise

24 Exercise Psychology

25 Overtraining and Burnout

26 Psychology of Athletic Injuries

27 Drug Abuse in Sport and Exercise

Author Index

Subject Index

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