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Sport and exercise psychology : practitioner case studies / edited by Stewart Cotterill, Neil Weston, Gavin Breslin.

Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex, England : The British Psychological Society : Wiley, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (689 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
BPS textbooks in psychology.
BPS Textbooks in Psychology
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Subjects:
Sports -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Exercise -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Sport and Exercise Psychology focuses on the most current issues in the field, integrating research and practice to develop a coherent understanding of current knowledge, future research directions and applied implications within the field. This is the first book to include theory-based case studies for sport performance, exercise and skill acquisition in one publication International authors dissect their case studies to highlight best practice/interventions in similar situations The theoretical basis behind each intervention is clearly explained, along with practical examples of how to work as a sport and exercise psychologist Provides content that is directly applicable to those students wishing to enter the profession via various national accreditation schemes, in addition to providing chartered psychologists with a text that can directly inform their reflections of their own practise.
Contents:
Part 1. Sport and performance Psychology
Part 2. Coaching Psychology
Part 3. Motor Learning and control
Part 4. Psychology of physical activity and exercise.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Cotterill, Stewart, editor.
Weston, Neil, editor.
Breslin, Gavin, editor.
ISBN:
1-118-68651-9
1-118-68650-0
OCLC:
950905885