What drives one player might be quite different from what drives another, and the same is true of coaches.
True Competition eBook
Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
Sport and Character
If you are a coach, you have authority over your players--the more authority, the more responsibility.
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
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
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.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology eBook
In using metaphors, folktales, and images we need to remind ourselves constantly that we are all bent in different ways.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook With Web Resource
Ethical principles are broad-spectrum statements that summarize and reflect the values of the parent organization or governing body.
Focused for Rugby eBook
Most coaches and athletes believe that mental toughness is one of the most important psychological characteristics that determine success in rugby.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
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.