To help further in guiding you as you assess your daydream themes, this section of this chapter describes some of the basic theme categories that psychologists find most helpful.
Sport Psychology for Coaches
When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
The Sport Psych Handbook
By now you’re armed with a thorough psychological conceptualization of motivation.
Finding fun, excitement, interest, pleasure, and satisfaction-all forms of intrinsic motivation-in the process of contesting will help guard against decompetition. But what evokes and sustains intrinsic motivation?
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
True Competition eBook
Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport eBook
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
The program uses guidelines to identify and manage anger.
Focused for Soccer 2nd Edition eBook
To help coaches and players appreciate the need to place attitude training at the heart of their work, I have created a complete player profile.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Resource
Reflecting the general historical trends in self-concept research, self-concept instruments used in early sport and exercise research focused on global self-esteem (Marsh, 1997, 2002).