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Title Sport and exercise psychology research : from theory to practice / edited by Markus Raab, Paul Wylleman, Roland Seiler, Anne-Marie Elbe, Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis.

Published London, UK : Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xx, 501 pages) : illustrations
Series ScienceDirect All Books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents European perspective on sport psychology -- Prerequisites of sport and exercise psychology -- Importance of instruction in sport and exercise psychology -- Benefits of physical activity and fitness for lifelong cognitive and motor development - brain and behavior -- Visual perception and motor action: issues in current quiet-eye research -- Learning a motor action "from within": insights into perceptual-cognitive changes with mental and physical practice -- Perspectives on team cognition and team sports -- Individual differences in sport and exercise psychology -- Antecedents of need supportive and controlling interpersonal styles from a self-determination theory perspective: a review and implications for sport psychology research -- Why self-talk is effective? perspectives on self-talk mechanisms in sport -- Personality-trait-like individual differences: much more than noise in the background for sport and exercise psychology -- Promoting acculturation through sport: an ethnic-cultural identity approach -- Perspectives from sport psychology -- Doing sport psychology critical reflections of a scientist-practitioner -- Theoretical developments in career transition research: contributions of European sport psychology -- Sexual harassment and abuse in sport: implications for sport psychologists -- Theory-based team diagnostics and interventions -- Perspectives from exercise psychology -- Empowering and disempowering coaching climates: conceptualization, measurement considerations, and intervention implications -- Escape from cognitivism: exercise as hedonic experience -- Coach behaviors and goal motives as predictors of attainment and well-being in sport -- Health assets and active lifestyles during preadolescence and adolescence: highlights from the GBSC/WHO health survey and implications for health promotion -- Emotional experiences and interpersonal relations in physical activity as health prevention and treatment- a psychodynamic group approach.
Summary Sport and Exercise Psychology Research: From Theory to Practice provides a comprehensive summary of new research in sport and exercise psychology from worldwide researchers. Encompassing theory, research, and applications, the book is split into several themed sections. Section 1 discusses basic antecedents to performance including fitness, practice, emotion, team dynamics, and more. Section 2 identifies factors influencing individual performance. Section 3 discusses applied sport psychology for athletes and coaches, and section 4 includes approaches from exercise psychology on motivation and well-being. The book includes a mix of award winning researchers from the European Sport Psychology Association, along with top researchers from the U.S. to bring an international overview to sport psychology. Includes international contributions from Europe and the U.S.Encompasses theory, research, and applicationsIncludes sport psychology and exercise researchFeatures applied information for use with coaches, teams, and elite athletesIdentifies performance enhancers and inhibitors.
Other author Raab, Markus, editor.
Wylleman, Paul, editor.
Seiler, Roland, editor.
Elbe, Anne-Marie, editor.
Hatzigeorgiadis, Antonis, editor.
Elsevier issuing body.
Subject Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Exercise -- Psychological aspects.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780128036655 (electronic bk.)
0128036656 (electronic bk.)
9780128036341 (print)
0128036346 (print)