In basketball, the competitive nature of a player is often most apparent in defensive play and ball toughness.
Focused for Fastpitch
Players who are mentally tough thrive on the pressure associated with playing competitive softball.
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?
In Pursuit of Excellence 4th Edition eBook
Embracing and choosing a positive perspective
True Competition eBook
This chart reviews the major markings of competition and decompetition. Each element of competition arises from viewing the contest as an opportunity for partnership. Each element of decompetition arises from viewing the contest as a symbolic version of war.
Anger Management in Sport
Anger, aggression, and violence can surface while participating in sports and affect how the game is played.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
One of Einstein�s famous quotes is that in science we should make everything as simple as possible, but not too simple! Parsimony in science simply means that we keep constructs as simple as possible.
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.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition With Web Study Guide
In addition to stress, sport psychologists working with injured athletes have identified certain attitudes that predispose players to injury. Rotella and Heyman (1986) observed that attitudes held by some coaches - such as "Act tough and always give 110%" or "If you�re injured, you�re worthless" - can increase the probability of athlete injury.