Social Psychology of Exercise and Sport

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Jun 1, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 279 pages
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This new textbook examines the role that social psychology has in the explanation of exercise and sport behaviour. It devotes considerable attention to key social psychological issues within the two disciplines; health-related exercise behaviour and the behaviour of competitive sport participants and the spectators of elite sport.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part One The social psychology of exercise
5
Part Two The social psychology of sport
97
Glossary
227
Bibliography
233
Index
261
Back cover
269
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Page 105 - People's beliefs about their capabilities to produce effects. Self-regulation Exercise of influence over one's own motivation, thought processes, emotional states, and patterns of behavior. PERCEIVED SELF-EFFICACY is defined as people's beliefs about their capabilities to produce designated levels of performance that exercise influence over events that affect their lives.
Page 7 - any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in energy expenditure.

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