Athletes-like everyone else-gain the greatest confidence in their ability to perform through successful experiences in that sport.
In basketball, the competitive nature of a player is often most apparent in defensive play and ball toughness.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
See what kind of jobs are available in the sport and exercise psychology fields.
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?
The Sport Psych Handbook eBook
By now you�re armed with a thorough psychological conceptualization of motivation.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
The relaxing place technique involves visualizing a real or imaginary location that carries strong associations of relaxation.
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.
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.
Exercise Psychology-2nd Edition
Chemicals sensitize and activate type IV polymodal nociceptors. Polymodal nociceptors respond to painfully hot and cold temperatures as well as a host of chemical stimuli that activate the nociceptive afferents.
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.