Athletes-like everyone else-gain the greatest confidence in their ability to perform through successful experiences in that sport.
Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
Hierarchical models of self-concept and self-esteem are multifaceted.
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.
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 eBook With Web Resource
In this section, a critical review of the different measures used to assess intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in sport and exercise research is conducted.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
There are several reasons for the current limitations in the evidence base and for the disappointing effect of some commonly utilized interventions (Blamey & Mutrie, 2004).
Successful Coaching 4th Edition eBook
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.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes eBook
Humanism can manifest itself through the coaching process in four ways. These common emphases are affect, self-concept, communication, and personal values.
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 eBook With Web Study Guide
Although this chapter focuses on the influence of exercise on psychological well-being, many highly competitive athletes confront psychological issues when they transition out of sport. Much has been written and many models have been developed regarding the psychological issues that occur when transitioning out of competitive sport (Alferman & Stambulova, 2007; Lavalle, Park, & Tod, 2013; Stambulova, Alfermann, Statler, & Cote, 2009).