Psycho-social Issues and Interventions in Elite Sports

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Dieter Hackfort
P. Lang, 1994 - Sports & Recreation - 263 pages
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As central psycho-social issues in elite sports -Career in Elite Sport-, -Drop out-, and -Career Counseling- have been considered in this volume. Outstanding authors from Canada, North America and Germany provide contributions, out of the psychological, pedagogical, and sociological perspective. Theoretical concepts and empirical findings are brought together for a substantial discussion leading also to well founded strategies for interventions."

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Introduction D Hackfort
Phases and transitions across sport careers
D A Sinclair and T Orlick

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About the author (1994)

The Editor: Dieter Hackfort is Professor of Sport Psychology and Pedagogy in Munich, Germany. He serves as an officer in the Managing Council of the International Society of Sport Psychology. His research was honored and rewarded by the highest grants in sport science in Germany. He is counseling several top athletes and various national/olympic teams.
The Contributors: Dorothee Alfermann, Lothar Altmeyer, Gaby Bussmann, Eike Emrich, Dieter Hackfort, Roland Naul, Terry Orlick, Vassilios Papathanassiou, Linda M. Petlichkoff, John M. Salmela, Andreas Schlattmann, Dana A. Sinclair

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