What drives one player might be quite different from what drives another, and the same is true of coaches.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook
See what kind of jobs are available in the sport and exercise psychology fields.
True Competition eBook
Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
Focused for Soccer 2nd Edition eBook
Positive relationships can act as the glue that cements players and coaches to the cause and binds them together as a team.
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
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.
Focused for Rugby eBook
You should recognize that a number of factors influence confidence and that building confidence takes time.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes
Humanism can manifest itself through the coaching process in four ways. These common emphases are affect, self-concept, communication, and personal values.
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).