A Student Athlete's Guide to Success

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Cengage Learning, Feb 24, 2010 - Education - 352 pages
Excellence in the classroom can be combined with excellence on the field. Help your students reach peak performance in class and in life with college success topic coverage that has a specific focus on the unique challenges facing student athletes.
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Establishing the Foundation of Success Setting and Achieving Your Goals
Establishing the Foundation for Success Learning Styles and Critical Thinking
Developing the Foundation for Success Managing Your Time
Establishing the Foundation for Success Motivation and the Process of Change
Succeeding in the Classroom Memory and Concentration
Succeeding in the Classroom Learning in the Classroom Taking Notes
Succeeding in the Classroom Reading and Studying Textbooks
Succeeding in the Classroom Preparing for and Taking Exams
Communication and Diversity Succeeding in Life and Relationships
Succeeding in Life and Relationships Health and Performance Success Through Healthy Living ...
Succeeding in Life and Relationships Coping with Stress and Improving Performances
Choosing a Major and a Career Succeeding in Life and Relationships
Succeeding on the Field Becoming a Mentally Tough Athlete

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Dr. Petrie is currently a Professor in the department and the Director of the Center for Sport Psychology and Performance Excellence. In addition, from 1993 until 2006, he served as the Director of the Psychology 1000 Program, the university's student success and retention class. He is a licensed psychologist, a Certified Sport Consultant, a Fellow in the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, and a member of the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry. Dr. Petrie has authored/co-authored over 60 refereed research articles, book chapters, and books on topics ranging from academic success, to eating disorders, to sport injury, to sport psychology. He has also has given over 120 lectures or workshops at national and international conferences. In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Petrie has been a long-time athlete and coach.

Douglas M. Hankes completed his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas in 1996. He is a licensed psychologist in Alabama and Tennessee. Doug returned to his alma mater, Auburn University, in 1998 after working at the University of Tennessee. He describes his therapy approach as mindfully eclectic and fosters a collaborative relationship with clients to promote change. He has been actively involved at the national level in sport and exercise psychology and has served on the Executive Boards of the American Psychological Association Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. He also maintains a small private practice in Auburn working with U.S. Olympic Team members and professional athletes. He is a member of the NCAA Psychological Health Issues of Student-Athletes Committee, 2005-current; a Certified Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology; and listed on the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry, 2008-2012.

Dr. Denson is currently Assistant Director, Student Counseling Center at Western Washington University. Prior to that he was a Psychologist, at the Student Counseling Center and prior to that Director, of the Student-Athlete Academic Services at the University of Washington from 1995-1997. Dr. Denson is a Doctor of Philosophy: Clinical Psychology in 1992 from the University of Washington. Dr. Denson is also widely published.

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