Psychology and Sport
Part of a series of textbooks which have been written to support A levels in psychology. The books use real life applications to make theories come alive for students and teach them what they need to know. Readers are encouraged to use aims, methods, results and conclusions of the key studies to support their own arguments. Exam-style questions provide students with the opportunity to use their knowledge and practice exam questions. Answers are provided.
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