Journals Higher Education

$89.95

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Published: 15 November 2016

448 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199917440


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Sport Psychology

Catherine Sanderson

  • Emphasis on real-world examples and contemporary athletes in every chapter
  • Connects to students on a personal level through "Test Yourself" features that enable students to rate themselves on various issues, attitudes, and behaviors and apply what they've learned to their own lives
  • Emphasizes research with a thorough review of research methods in the first chapter and "Research in Action" boxes throughout that explore thought-provoking topics like the impact of superstition on athletic performance
  • Integrates cutting-edge material in "Focus on Neuroscience" boxes that describe recent studies showing how the brain and hormones may impact athletic performance
  • Focuses on youth in "Impact on Youth>" boxes that demonstrate how theories and principles of sport psychology can be used with young athletes
  • Addresses diversity issues in the opening chapter and in a unique chapter that considers how stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination regarding gender, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation influence sport participation and performance
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