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Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Mark H. Anshel

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: May 19, 2011

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Sport Psychology, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of sport and exercise psychology. This text outlines the theoretical framework and provides the necessary psychological foundation of sport psychology while offering students a real-life handbook approach to using psychological strategies as a sport participant and coach. This unique book stresses an applied approach to the field and presents scientific research and empirical data without the use of technical jargon. The Fifth Edition features substantial content updates, a new organization that better lends itself to classroom use, and case studies for additional real world application.


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1. The Science of Sport Psychology


2. Personal Factors Affecting Sport Performance

3. Youth Sports: Special Considerations and Needs of Child Athletes

4. Motivation: Theory and Application

5. Attribution Theory: Explaining the Causes of Performance Outcomes

6. Emotion: Arousal, Stress, and Anxiety

7. Coping with Stress in Sport

8. Sport Psychology Interventions

9. Aggression in Sport

10. Applying Sport Psychology: Athletes Speak for Themselves


11. Effective Communication: The Foundation of Effective Leadership

12. Leadership and Coaching in Sport

13. Team Cohesion and Group Dynamics

IV. Psychology of Physical Activity

14. Applied Exercise Psychology

15. Conclusions and Future Directions

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Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition
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$63.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-75032-7