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.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how this professional baseball player used sport psychology and mental training to save his career.
Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport eBook
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Focused for Soccer 2nd Edition eBook
Now that the power of attitude on performance for both male and female players has been established, coaches need to identify strategies that reinforce that process.
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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.
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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).
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The whole method of practice is obvious: The whole technique is practiced intact. The part method is actually the whole-part-whole method. You teach the whole method as just outlined, practice it in parts, and then recombine the parts back into the whole via practice.
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The evidence points to the efficacy of physical activity interventions for use in treating addictive behaviours.
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Levin (2001) concluded from his review of the religion and health literature that �nearly every religion espouses beliefs that govern behavior regarding health, disease, and death [and] some religions require behaviors related to health while others forbid behaviors related to health or medical care� (p. 22).
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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.