Coaches who take the moral education of young athletes seriously must teach them respect for the game.
Sport and Character
Many coaches object to the call for sportsmanship because they see it as outmoded. Kids are different today, so you can�t coach them the same way that we were coached when we were kids. Other successful coaches let their players trash-talk or vent their emotions, so why shouldn�t I? Why can�t coaches let players be themselves?
Focused for Soccer 2nd Edition eBook
Positive relationships can act as the glue that cements players and coaches to the cause and binds them together as a team.
Sport Psychology for Coaches eBook
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.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
There are two main sources of motivation. Generally speaking, motivation can come from the outside, such as the motivation to win medals, receive financial rewards, and attract attention from the media.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes
Humanism can manifest itself through the coaching process in four ways. These common emphases are affect, self-concept, communication, and personal values.
Exercise Psychology 2nd Edition eBook
Research on affect and exercise has typically involved the measurement of affect with self-report instruments, although human emotion has been estimated using psychophysiological and observational techniques.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
A range of methods are used in the assessment of physical activity, including self-report, systematic observation, motion sensors, cardiorespiratory fitness and free-living indirect calorimetry.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology
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).
Doing Exercise Psychology
Collaboration is a guiding principle for me and for many others who use motivational interviewing (MI), and it guides my approach as a practitioner by ensuring that I do not take the expert role and make clients passive recipients of instructions for their own changes.