Athletes-like everyone else-gain the greatest confidence in their ability to perform through successful experiences in that sport.
For decades, sportswriters and fans have pondered why super athletes continue competing far past their prime when they seem to have all the financial security and adulation that they could possibly need.
Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
Hierarchical models of self-concept and self-esteem are multifaceted.
True Competition eBook
All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Sport and Character
If you are a coach, you have authority over your players--the more authority, the more responsibility.
Cultural Sport Psychology eBook
General cross-cultural knowledge for working with racial and ethnic minority groups.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
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.
Exercise Psychology 2nd Edition eBook
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.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition With Web Study Guide
In addition to stress, sport psychologists working with injured athletes have identified certain attitudes that predispose players to injury. Rotella and Heyman (1986) observed that attitudes held by some coaches - such as "Act tough and always give 110%" or "If you�re injured, you�re worthless" - can increase the probability of athlete injury.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Each of us develops a personal view of how motivation works, our own model on what motivates people. We are likely to do this by learning what motivates us and by observing how other people are motivated. For instance, if someone has a physical education teacher she likes and believes is successful, she will probably try to use or emulate many of the same motivational strategies that the teacher uses.