Customer Alert: This site will be experiencing brief outages on Saturday, 03/15/2014, from 5am to noon CST as we update and implement improvements on our network systems. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience
Motivating People to Be Physically Active-2nd Edition
The processes of change are the strategies and techniques people use to change their thinking and their behavior; your clients are therefore likely to increase their use of many of the processes of change long before they are meeting national guidelines for a physically active lifestyle.
True Competition eBook
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?
True Competition eBook
Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
Court Sense eBook
In basketball, the competitive nature of a player is often most apparent in defensive play and ball toughness.
Sport Psychology for Coaches eBook
When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
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.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Resource
Ethical principles are broad-spectrum statements that summarize and reflect the values of the parent organization or governing body.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook With Web Resource
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).
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.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
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).