Coaches who take the moral education of young athletes seriously must teach them respect for the game.
Sport and Character
If you are a coach, you have authority over your players--the more authority, the more responsibility.
The Sport Psych Handbook eBook
By now you�re armed with a thorough psychological conceptualization of motivation.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
The relaxing place technique involves visualizing a real or imaginary location that carries strong associations of relaxation.
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.
Focused for Rugby eBook
You should recognize that a number of factors influence confidence and that building confidence takes time.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology
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 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
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).
Doing Exercise Psychology eBook
Collaboration is a guiding principle for me and for many others who use motivational interviewing (MI), and it guides my approach as a practitioner by ensuring that I do not take the expert role and make clients passive recipients of instructions for their own changes.