Players who are mentally tough thrive on the pressure associated with playing competitive softball.
Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
Hierarchical models of self-concept and self-esteem are multifaceted.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Goal setting is one of the most important skills taught to athletes in order to help them achieve optimal performance.
Sport and Character
Many coaches object to the call for sportsmanship because they see it as outmoded. Kids are different today, so you can�t coach them the same way that we were coached when we were kids. Other successful coaches let their players trash-talk or vent their emotions, so why shouldn�t I? Why can�t coaches let players be themselves?
Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport eBook
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
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
In using metaphors, folktales, and images we need to remind ourselves constantly that we are all bent in different ways.
Successful Coaching-4th Edition
Bullying is an act of aggression by someone or a group with the intent of harming a person either physically or psychologically.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
The evidence points to the efficacy of physical activity interventions for use in treating addictive behaviours.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
Levin (2001) concluded from his review of the religion and health literature that �nearly every religion espouses beliefs that govern behavior regarding health, disease, and death [and] some religions require behaviors related to health while others forbid behaviors related to health or medical care� (p. 22).