What drives one player might be quite different from what drives another, and the same is true of coaches.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
The story we would like to tell now is a quantitative one. It is about how numbers and people in power helped initiate profound cultural changes that affected an exploited, underserved, and vulnerable group of athletes. It is about thoroughbred horse racing, jockeys, and the lives of athletes after retirement (Speed, 2007).
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).
Successful Coaching-4th Edition
When we think of coaching, we think of face-to-face interaction, but of course coaches communicate by phone, through written messages, and by appearances on such media as radio and television.
Exercise Psychology-2nd Edition
Chemicals sensitize and activate type IV polymodal nociceptors. Polymodal nociceptors respond to painfully hot and cold temperatures as well as a host of chemical stimuli that activate the nociceptive afferents.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
Approximately 30% of the European population has a long-term physical health condition. People with a long-term condition that is comorbid with a mental health problem have worse health outcomes than do people with either of these alone.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Each of us develops a personal view of how motivation works, our own model on what motivates people. We are likely to do this by learning what motivates us and by observing how other people are motivated. For instance, if someone has a physical education teacher she likes and believes is successful, she will probably try to use or emulate many of the same motivational strategies that the teacher uses.
Doing Exercise Psychology
Before we consider the application of motivational interviewing (MI) and its components, it is worth exploring some of the traps to avoid in consultations in order to support the development of an MI approach. Miller and Rollnick (2002) suggested that early in a consultation, avoiding these common pitfalls is important for creating an empathetic, respectful, and fruitful relationship that is a partnership toward change.