Sport psychology: concepts and applications
J. Wiley, Dec 11, 1990 - Psychology - 225 pages
Beginning with a discussion of the issues in sports performance and behavior, it relates established concepts and processes from general psychology to important aspects of sports performance such as motivation, motor-learning and aggression. The application of these concepts is supported by examples and empirical evidence from the context of sport psychology itself. Makes a significant contribution to the continuing development of the field of sport psychology and further presents information of direct, practical use in coaching and monitoring sports performance.
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MOTIVATION AND SPORT
PERSONALITY AND SPORT
SPORT AND AGGRESSION
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