Athletes-like everyone else-gain the greatest confidence in their ability to perform through successful experiences in that sport.
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
Goal setting is one of the most important skills taught to athletes in order to help them achieve optimal performance.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Anger, aggression, and violence can surface while participating in sports and affect how the game is played.
Focused for Soccer-2nd Edition
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.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
Violence against children in all its forms (physical, psychological, sexual) is a social problem, and, like other sectors of the community, the sport sector cannot prevent serial offenders from gaining entry into the system.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
Although some nuances were found, research reviewed in this chapter has shown that harmonious passion is generally associated with more positive consequences than obsessive passion is. It would therefore seem appropriate to propose ways of facilitating harmonious passion.
Successful Coaching-4th Edition
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.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology
Exercise is challenging, no question about it. People who have spent years leading a sedentary lifestyle cannot expect to strengthen muscles, make new demands on the heart and lungs, lose weight, and reach performance goals in just a few weeks.