Essential Processes for Attaining Peak Performance

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Dieter Hackfort, Gershon Tenenbaum
Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 220 pages
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Essential Processes for Attaining Peak Performance addresses a topic of fundamental relevance to the field of sport and exercise psychology: expert athletic performance. Recent progress in Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, and Biological Psychology, as well as contributions from areas such as expertise, rationality and creativity, ......
 

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Contents

A Conceptual Framework and Fundamental Issues for Investigating the Development of Peak Performance in Sports
10
The Roles of Nature and Nurture in Expertise in Sport
26
The Role of the Family in Athletic Performance Natural and Environmental Influences
53
Expert Coaches and the Coaching Process
72
Shifting Training Requirements during Athlete Development Deliberate Practice Deliberate Play and Other Sport Involvement in the Acquisition of S...
92
Does Cardiorespiratory Fitness Moderate Stress Responses and Recovery?
110
Motivational and SelfRegulatory Factors and Sport Performance in Young Elite Athletes
137
Developing Peak Performers in Sport Optimization versus Creativity
158
Perfectionism A Hallmark Quality of World Class Performers or a Psychological Impediment to Athletic Development?
178
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AUTHORS AND EDITORS
212
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