Judgment, Decision-making and Success in Sport

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 26, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 192 pages
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Judgment, Decision-Making and Success in Sport presents a thorough overview and assessment of the study of Judgment and Decision-Making (JDM) in sports psychology, and represents an important source of information for those interested in the possible causes and reasons for success and failure in sport.
  • The only book to apply the principles of JDM to sport
  • Applies theory to practice by looking at problems of athletes, coaches, and referees and providing recommendations for dealing with them
  • Offers an overview of current JDM research
  • Useful for psychologists, physical education teachers, sports scientists, and researchers in this field
 

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Contents

Theoriesof Social Judgement
Expertise in JDM What arethe Components of Expertise in JDM?
Athletes
Managers and Coaches
Referees
Observers
References
Author Index
Subject Index
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Michael Bar-Eli is the Nat Holman Chair in Sports Research at the Guilford Glazer School of Business and Management and Head of the Management Studies program at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. He is also Senior Vice President of the Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology.

Henning Plessner is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Leipzig. His main research areas are Judgment and Decision-Making in sports and the psychology of intuition.

Markus Raab is Department Head of Performance Psychology at the German Sport University Cologne. He is Editor of the German Journal of Sport Psychology, Section Editor of the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, and Editorial Board Member of Psychology of Sport and Exercise.

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