Competition is not responsible for either the positive or the negative consequences so frequently highlighted by the media. The impact of competition, both helpful and detrimental, results not from competition itself but from how it is organized and conducted. As a coach, you play a major role in making sport a positive competitive experience�or not.
The Sport Psych Handbook
Another key step in team-building strategies is motivating team members to take specific action steps that will sustain the process.
All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
Court Sense eBook
Athletes-like everyone else-gain the greatest confidence in their ability to perform through successful experiences in that sport.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
U.S. Olympic Committee�s Top Ten Guiding Principles for Mental Training
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook 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).
Focused for Rugby eBook
Most coaches and athletes believe that mental toughness is one of the most important psychological characteristics that determine success in rugby.
Exercise Psychology 2nd Edition eBook
Characteristics of the target group, such as age, living situation, and income, should be considered in selecting interventions.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
PAGs are evidence-based summary statements on the health benefits of physical activity and represent a high level consensus on what the scientific evidence has demonstrated by describing, in a summary format, the "dose" of the behaviour required to gain the benefits.