By now you�re armed with a thorough psychological conceptualization of motivation.
Aggressiveness in athletics is, in most cases, a learned behavior, but in time it can become locked into a player�s personality.
All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how this professional baseball player used sport psychology and mental training to save his career.
True Competition eBook
Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
The Mental Athlete eBook
A visualization starts at the beginning of your routine or workout.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
Although some nuances were found, research reviewed in this chapter has shown that harmonious passion is generally associated with more positive consequences than obsessive passion is. It would therefore seem appropriate to propose ways of facilitating harmonious passion.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes
As a coach I found this simple paradigm to be extremely helpful for understanding, guiding, and accelerating the motor learning process.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
It is important to understand the dose, type and context of exercise that are necessary or ideal for effectively treating depression and anxiety.
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.