Competition is not responsible for either the positive or the negative consequences so frequently highlighted by the media. The impact of competition, both helpful and detrimental, results not from competition itself but from how it is organized and conducted. As a coach, you play a major role in making sport a positive competitive experience�or not.
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
Hierarchical models of self-concept and self-esteem are multifaceted.
Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
Anger Management in Sport
Anger, aggression, and violence can surface while participating in sports and affect how the game is played.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Learn about different types of inventory methods and whether or not they work.
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.
Focused for Rugby eBook
Anger is an emotion that signifies a feeling of displeasure, which usually comes from fear (Hymans, 2009).
Exercise Psychology 2nd Edition eBook
Characteristics of the target group, such as age, living situation, and income, should be considered in selecting interventions.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
Most authors in the health and exercise psychology literature do not differentiate between personality traits and other personal characteristics called orientations and styles (terms that are used interchangeably), but there are stark differences between the two.