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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.
Aggressiveness in athletics is, in most cases, a learned behavior, but in time it can become locked into a player�s personality.
Cultural Sport Psychology
General cross-cultural knowledge for working with racial and ethnic minority groups.
True Competition eBook
This chart reviews the major markings of competition and decompetition. Each element of competition arises from viewing the contest as an opportunity for partnership. Each element of decompetition arises from viewing the contest as a symbolic version of war.
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?
Anger Management in Sport
Learn about different types of inventory methods and whether or not they work.
Sport Psychology for Coaches eBook
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.
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.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
There are several reasons for the current limitations in the evidence base and for the disappointing effect of some commonly utilized interventions (Blamey & Mutrie, 2004).
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
Exercise is challenging, no question about it. People who have spent years leading a sedentary lifestyle cannot expect to strengthen muscles, make new demands on the heart and lungs, lose weight, and reach performance goals in just a few weeks.