When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
Hierarchical models of self-concept and self-esteem are multifaceted.
Court Sense eBook
Athletes-like everyone else-gain the greatest confidence in their ability to perform through successful experiences in that sport.
Focused for Soccer 2nd Edition eBook
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.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Study Guide-5th Edition
Several myths still circulate about the use of psychological techniques in optimizing performance.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
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.
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).
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.