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Author Bar-Eli, Michael.

Title Judgement, decision making and success in sport [electronic resource] / Michael Bar-Eli, Henning Plessner and Markus Raab.

Published Malden, Mass. : Wiley, 2011.

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Physical description viii, 222 p. : ill.
Series W-B series in sport and exercise psychology ; 1
W-B series in sport and exercise psychology ; 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Judgment and Decision Making as a topic of sport science. -- 1.1 Maximization and optimization in sport. -- 1.2 JDM history. -- 1.3 The development of JDM research in sport. -- 1.4 Rationale and structure of this book. -- 2. Theories of (social) judgment. -- 2.1 Psychophysics. -- 2.2 Social Judgment Theory. -- 2.3 Social cognition. -- 2.4 Summary. -- 3. Theories of decision making. -- 3.1 Subjective Expected Utility Theory. -- 3.2 Prospect Theory. -- 3.3 Decisional Field Theory. -- 3.4 Simple heuristic approach. -- 3.5 Summary. -- 4. Expertise in JDM. -- 4.1 What are the components of expertise in JDM? -- 4.2 How can we measure JDM expertise? -- 4.3 How can we explain JDM expertise? -- 4.4 How can we develop JDM expertise? -- 4.5 Summary. -- 5. Athletes. -- 5.1 Judging one's own performance. -- 5.2 What choices are athletes confronted with? -- 5.3 How do athletes choose? -- 5.4 JDM training for athletes. -- 5.5 Summary. -- 6. Managers and Coaches. -- 6.1 JDM as a leadership task. -- 6.2 Managerial JDM. -- 6.3 Coaches' JDM. -- 7. Referees. -- 7.1 The tasks of referees. -- 7.1 Perceptual limitations. -- 7.2 Prior knowledge. -- 7.4. Rules of information integration. -- 7.5. Improving referees' JDM. -- 8. Observers. -- 8.1 Biases in judgments of sport performance. -- 8.2 Predictions and betting. -- References. -- Index.
Summary "Judgment, Decision-Making and Success in Sport presents a thorough overview and assessment of the study of Judgment and Decision-Making (JDM) in sports psychology, and represents an important source of information for those interested in the possible causes and reasons for success and failure in sport ... The only book to apply the principles of JDM to sport. Applies theory to practice by looking at problems of athletes, coaches, and referees and providing recommendations for dealing with them. Offers an overview of current JDM research. Useful for psychologists, physical education teachers, sports scientists, and researchers in this field."-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Plessner, Henning.
Raab, Markus.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780470694541 (hardback)
9780470694534 (paper)
9781119977032 (Wiley online library)
9781119976936 (ePub)
9781119976943 (eMobi)
9781119977049 (e-book)