Athletes-like everyone else-gain the greatest confidence in their ability to perform through successful experiences in that sport.
Sport and Character
If you are a coach, you have authority over your players--the more authority, the more responsibility.
Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport eBook
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Learn about different types of inventory methods and whether or not they work.
Focused for Soccer-2nd Edition
To help coaches and players appreciate the need to place attitude training at the heart of their work, I have created a complete player profile.
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.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology eBook
The story we would like to tell now is a quantitative one. It is about how numbers and people in power helped initiate profound cultural changes that affected an exploited, underserved, and vulnerable group of athletes. It is about thoroughbred horse racing, jockeys, and the lives of athletes after retirement (Speed, 2007).
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.
Exercise Psychology 2nd Edition eBook
Characteristics of the target group, such as age, living situation, and income, should be considered in selecting interventions.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
It is important to understand the dose, type and context of exercise that are necessary or ideal for effectively treating depression and anxiety.