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.
Sport and Character
Coaches who take the moral education of young athletes seriously must teach them respect for the game.
Focused for Soccer 2nd Edition eBook
Now that the power of attitude on performance for both male and female players has been established, coaches need to identify strategies that reinforce that process.
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
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
One of Einstein�s famous quotes is that in science we should make everything as simple as possible, but not too simple! Parsimony in science simply means that we keep constructs as simple as possible.
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.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes
According to the concept of psychological hedonism and the pain�pleasure principle, people are motivated to obtain pleasure and avoid pain.
Exercise Psychology-2nd Edition
Characteristics of the target group, such as age, living situation, and income, should be considered in selecting interventions.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition 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).