In basketball, the competitive nature of a player is often most apparent in defensive play and ball toughness.
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.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Anger, aggression, and violence can surface while participating in sports and affect how the game is played.
Focused for Soccer-2nd Edition
To help coaches and players appreciate the need to place attitude training at the heart of their work, I have created a complete player profile.
Sport Psychology for Coaches eBook
Coaches need to be able to clearly communicate expectations, goals, standards, and feelings to their athletes.
Inside Sport Psychology
The relaxing place technique involves visualizing a real or imaginary location that carries strong associations of relaxation.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
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).
Exercise Psychology 2nd Edition eBook
Chemicals sensitize and activate type IV polymodal nociceptors. Polymodal nociceptors respond to painfully hot and cold temperatures as well as a host of chemical stimuli that activate the nociceptive afferents.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
PAGs are evidence-based summary statements on the health benefits of physical activity and represent a high level consensus on what the scientific evidence has demonstrated by describing, in a summary format, the "dose" of the behaviour required to gain the benefits.