Introducing Sport Psych Prac Guid

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Icon Books, 2011 - Psychology - 216 pages
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"Sport Psychology: A Practical Guide" by Dr Arnold LeUnes will help you become fitter and stronger, achieve your goals and enjoy exercise, with proven, expert techniques. It's full of practical tips to help you train your mind and improve your health. You can improve your performance whatever your sport or level of fitness, relieve stress and reduce anxiety about life's challenges, recover from injury faster and more effectively, and make exercise a habit and feel better all round.
 

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Contents

an overview
2 Reinforcement and punishment
3 Arousal anxiety and their assessment
4 Treatment of sport anxiety
5 Optimism in sports and exercise
6 Mental toughness in sports
7 Attribution theory and locus of control
8 Leadership group cohesion and audience effects
11 Psychological assessment
12 Risksport athletes injured athletes black athletes
13 Youth sport
14 Women in sport
15 Exercise and fitness
Appendix A
Appendix B
References

9 Team building and goal setting
10 Aggression and violence in sports

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About the author (2011)

Dr Arnold LeUnes is Professor of Psychology at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. His main teaching areas are sport psychology and abnormal psychology, and his research focuses almost totally on sport-related issues. He has written a popular textbook on sport psychology as well as a reference work on psychological testing in sport psychology, published over 100 journal articles, and made well over 100 conference presentations. He is married to Judy, an animal rights and teacher advocate, and has six children ages 22 to 48 and nine grandchildren.

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