Being Mindful In Sport And Exercise Psychology

Autore: Samuel J. Zizzi
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ISBN: 9781940067216
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Being Mindful in Sport and Exercise Psychology: Pathways for Practitioners and Students is a comprehensive resource of the many facets of mindfulness, which is interwoven with many techniques of applied sport and exercise psychology. The book expands upon the fundamentals of mindfulness theory and practice, reviews evidence of its effectiveness, and features numerous case studies that offer readers a fresh perspective of how mindfulness can be applied in diverse, real-world situations.

The Routledge International Encyclopedia Of Sport And Exercise Psychology

Autore: Dieter Hackfort
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1351739549
Grandezza: 51,98 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 5474
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The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology integrates the topics of motor control, physical education, exercise, adventure, performance in sports, and the performing arts, in several important ways and contexts, drawing upon diverse cultural perspectives. More than 90 overarching topics have been systematically developed by internationally renowned experts in theory, research, and practice. Each contribution delves into a thematic area with more nuanced vocabulary. The terminology drawn upon integrates traditional discourse and emerging topic matter into a state-of-the-art two-volume set. Volume 1: Theoretical and Methodological Concepts is comprised of theoretical topic matter, spanning theories and terminology from psychology contextualized to sport and physical activity, sport psychology-focused theories, and expansive discussions related to philosophy of science and methodology. Volume 2: Applied and Practical Measures draws upon practical concepts that bridge theory and research and practice. Broader issues that extend beyond sport and physical activity participants are embedded within the entries, intended to augment physical, mental, and social well-being. This expansive encyclopedia is a must-have resource for all professionals, scholars, and students in the fields of sport psychology and sport science.

Applied Sport Exercise And Performance Psychology

Autore: David Tod
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 0429994699
Grandezza: 15,56 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 1030
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Applied sport, exercise, and performance psychology practice has diversified considerably over the years, as consultants have explored various theoretical models to guide them in helping their clients. Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology: Current Approaches to Helping Clients provides in-depth and critical coverage, from a global perspective, of the common approaches practitioners now use with clients. Chapters are supplemented with case studies showing the approaches in action. The text explores topics such as: Cognitive behavioural approaches Psychodynamics approaches Family systems therapy approaches Mindfulness approaches Practitioner training and development Cultural considerations in practice Evidence-based practice This text is a vital resource for students in applied sport psychology courses, sport and exercise science courses, and psychology and counselling courses. It is also an invaluable read for practicing applied sport, exercise, and performance psychologists, as well as coaches and parents with some background in psychology.

Performance Excellence

Autore: Michael L. Sachs
Editore: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 153812890X
Grandezza: 55,42 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 3725
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Performance Excellence: Stories of Success from the Real World of Sport and Exercise Psychology provides concise and effective lessons on a variety of psychological skills and broader concepts within the domains of exercise, sport, and performance psychology. These skills and concepts include team cohesion, dynamics, and leadership; goal-setting, motivation, and adherence; exercise identity, athletic identity, transitions, and self-awareness; mental training; mindset; and facing and overcoming challenges such as anxiety, burnout, and rehabilitation. Each chapter includes a short educational piece that centers on the select concept and subsequent examples that highlight how the concept works in real life. At the end of each lesson a few takeaways are provided. Over 60 stories of real-world examples provide poignant and compelling lessons and make the material come alive. These stories show the reader in an accessible and engaging way how to apply the sport and exercise psychology concepts outside the classroom. Ultimately, Performance Excellence serves as a wonderful resource for students, as well as for sport and exercise practitioners.

Advances In Sport And Exercise Psychology

Autore: Thelma S. Horn
Editore: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492588695
Grandezza: 39,34 MB
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Vista: 3999
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The fourth edition of Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology retains the book’s sterling reputation in the field and provides advanced psychology students with a thorough examination and critical analysis of the current research in the psychology of physical activity. This revitalized text, known in its first three editions as Advances in Sport Psychology, uses a traditional textbook approach, appropriate for advanced classes, as opposed to an informal handbook style. Longtime editor and author Thelma Horn is joined by a new coeditor, Alan Smith, as well as new and returning contributors (55 in all), including many of the most prolific researchers and scholars in the field. As the updated title indicates, this edition emphasizes exercise psychology constructs as well as sport psychology. The new edition highlights some of the career possibilities in health and wellness areas as well as some of the distinctions between sport and exercise psychology research. Further updates to this text include the following: • Nine new and heavily referenced chapters, including Family Influences on Active Free Play and Youth Sport, Leadership in Physical Activity Contexts, and Youth Talent Development • Refreshed theoretical and empirical data based on advances in the sport, exercise, and physical activity psychology field • Expanded topics in exercise psychology, such as physical activity and mental health, physical activity and cognitive abilities, and health-based exercise motivation models • Contemporary interest areas in sport psychology, such as perfectionism, passion, self-presentation concerns, stereotype threat, psychopathology issues in sport and exercise, positive youth development, sport talent development, and physical activity within specific populations The reorganized text is divided into seven parts. Part I provides an overview of the field in the psychology of physical activity. Part II examines characteristics of people that can affect their behavior and psychosocial well-being in sport, exercise, and physical activity contexts. In part III, students learn about socioenvironmental factors that impinge on participants’ behavior and psychosocial well-being in sport and physical activity domains. Part IV explores psychological factors that can affect behavior and performance in sport and physical activity settings. In part V, students gain insights into the motivational models and theories regarding individuals’ behavior in sport, exercise, and physical activity contexts. Part VI discusses the links between sport, physical activity, exercise, and health. Part VII analyzes the concepts related to lifespan and developmental processes. For instructors, Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology includes an image bank that houses nearly all the tables and figures from the book. With its broad range of new and established content, its inclusion of exercise psychology constructs, and its addition of many new and bright voices, Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology maintains the standard of excellence set by its preceding editions.

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook Of Mindfulness

Autore: Amanda Ie
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118294912
Grandezza: 68,47 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 9902
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The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness brings together the latest multi-disciplinary research on mindfulness from a group of international scholars: Examines the origins and key theories of the two dominant Western approaches to mindfulness Compares, contrasts, and integrates insights from the social psychological and Eastern-derived perspectives Discusses the implications for mindfulness across a range of fields, including consciousness and cognition, education, creativity, leadership and organizational behavior, law, medical practice and therapy, well-being, and sports 2 Volumes

Handbook Of Research In Applied Sport And Exercise Psychology International Perspectives

Autore: Dieter Hackfort
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 68,62 MB
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Vista: 263
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Presents diverse applied issues and different areas of applied research in sport psychology. This handbook represents science-related practice perspectives from different continents and cultures. It provides a framework for knowledge-founded practices of psychological services to targeted samples within the sport and exercise domains.

The Power Of Mindfulness

Autore: Amy Baltzell
Editore: Springer
ISBN: 3319704109
Grandezza: 18,24 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 9432
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This book offers both sport psychology practitioners and sport athletes a clear understanding of mindfulness to help athletes optimize sport performance. It provides a clear insight how sport athletes can learn to increase their ability to concentrate, be fully present during high pressure competition and how to effectively respond to distracting thoughts and emotions (e.g. performance anxiety; dread). The strategies offered in the chapters are based on Mindfulness Meditation Training for Sport (MMTS), an empirically supported mindfulness intervention for sport, which was created by the authors. MMTS has been adopted internationally by practicing sport psychologists – used with collegiate, club, and Olympic teams. Through offering a clear explanation of mindfulness and self-compassion (an essential element of MMTS), brief mindfulness based practices, and consistently offering how such practices link to performance – the reader learns to implement all of MMTS or elements of MMTS to help the increase their ability to focus, cope with difficult emotions, and perform their best when it matters.

Ethics In Sport And Exercise Psychology

Autore: Edward F. Etzel
Editore: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780805893892
Grandezza: 14,51 MB
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Vista: 4146
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Ethics in Sport and Exercise Psychology explores professional issues that pose unique challenges to those working in the rapidly expanding field of sport psychology. The papers included in this special issue feature the insights of experienced professionals in sport and exercise psychology. Topics addressed include: information related to multiple role issues; the training of ethics to graduate students; the provision of exercise psychology services; developing a professional practice; and working and traveling with elite Olympic level sport teams. Taken collaboratively, the articles provide a better understanding of the ethical nuances of sport and exercise psychology practice.

The Psychology Of Enhancing Human Performance

Autore: Frank L. Gardner, PhD, ABPP
Editore: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826103369
Grandezza: 13,68 MB
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Vista: 7712
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The MAC approach developed by connecting the more traditional scientific knowledge base on human performance and self-regulation to more contemporary findings to do with meta-cognitive processes, emotion regulation, and acceptance-based behavioral interventions. Written by the originators of the MAC model, this book will provide both the necessary theory, empirical background, and a structured step-by-step, easy-to-use protocol for the understanding, assessment, conceptualization, and enhancement of human performance. It is a protocol that can be readily adapted for a wide variety of high-performing clientele--from athletes and business people, to sales people, professionals in a variety of fields, and emergency/military personnel. The material can be integrated by practicing clinicians as an adjunctive intervention strategy to help clients with specific performance problems. Numerous case examples, forms, handouts, in- and out-of-session assignments and activities, and verbatim client instructions are included.

Journal Of Sport Exercise Psychology

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Grandezza: 38,11 MB
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Vista: 5344
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Mindfulness And Sport Psychology For Athletes Consider Awareness Your Most Important Mental Tool

Autore: Colleen M. Hathaway, DC
Editore: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557564220
Grandezza: 23,23 MB
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Vista: 7179
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This book is an excellent resource for any athlete looking for a performance edge and a way to utilize mental tools. A simple read and an endless resource to help you tap into your inner awareness. Once you train your mind to be in the present moment your efficiency and athletic potential increase exponentially.

Mindfulness In Positive Psychology

Autore: Itai Ivtzan
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1317600665
Grandezza: 39,30 MB
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Vista: 7395
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Mindfulness in Positive Psychology brings together the latest thinking in these two important disciplines. Positive psychology, the science of wellbeing and strengths, is the fastest growing branch of psychology, offering an optimal home for the research and application of mindfulness. As we contemplate mindfulness in the context of positive psychology, meaningful insights are being revealed in relation to our mental and physical health. The book features chapters from leading figures from mindfulness and positive psychology, offering an exciting combination of topics. Mindfulness is explored in relation to flow, meaning, parenthood, performance, sports, obesity, depression, pregnancy, spirituality, happiness, mortality, and many other ground-breaking topics. This is an invitation to rethink about mindfulness in ways that truly expands our understanding of wellbeing. Mindfulness in Positive Psychology will appeal to a readership of students and practitioners, as well as those interested in mindfulness, positive psychology, or other relevant areas such as education, healthcare, clinical psychology, counselling psychology, occupational psychology, and coaching. The book explores cutting edge theories, research, and practical exercises, which will be relevant to all people interested in this area, and particularly those who wish to enhance their wellbeing via mindfulness.

Mindful Running

Autore: Mackenzie L. Havey
Editore: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472944887
Grandezza: 63,68 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 7783
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Discover how mindfulness can enhance your running and make you a happier, more fulfilled person. By applying mental fitness training to your running regime, you tap into a powerful mind-body connection that not only optimizes sporting performance, but also boosts happiness both on and off the running trails. Mindful Running brings together scientific research, expert analysis, and elite athlete contributions to reveal how relating to your mind, body, and surroundings in a new way can help you run longer and faster, as well as offer a boost to your overall mental, emotional, and physical health. Devised with both the competitive and everyday runner in mind, Mackenzie L. Havey introduces an innovative, approachable, and authoritative guide designed to increase self-awareness, develop concentration, and improve endurance. Not only does this have the potential to translate into better running, it can also play a role in training you to endure life's challenges with greater ease and find joy in all things big and small. Mindful Running is a total body and mind fitness regime.

How To Be A Successful Teacher

Autore: Paul Castle
Editore: SAGE
ISBN: 1446242978
Grandezza: 22,96 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 7450
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Teaching is a rewarding, yet demanding profession, one in which a person needs to be fully prepared. This book focuses on the applied psychological skills, strategies and resources, which will help to ensure you are equipped with personal and professional expertise to survive in the classroom. In the book you will find: - An overview of important psychological themes within teaching such as confidence, motivation and self esteem - Explorations of physical issues related to successful psychological functioning, such as fitness and nutrition - Advice and activities which will show you how to learn and use psychological skills and techniques directly Readily accessible to a wide audience, including internationally, the book assumes no prior knowledge of psychology. The authors give specific examples taken from a diverse range of professional situations, always with relevant theoretical underpinning, and the structure allows you to dip in and out of chapters and sections. The text provides support to students on teacher training courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. It will also help teachers in their formative professional years.

Psychological Capital And Beyond

Autore: Fred Luthans
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019931649X
Grandezza: 37,68 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 3970
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Although there are as many answers to the question of how organizations can gain competitive advantage in today's global economy as there are books and experts, one lesson seems very clear: traditional answers and resources are no longer sufficient. This seminal book offers not only an answer regarding how to gain competitive advantage through people, but also a brand new, untapped human resource--psychological capital, or simply PsyCap. Generated from both the positive-psychology movement and the authors' pioneering work on positive organizational behavior, PsyCap is a rigorous concept: to be included in PsyCap, a given positive construct must be based on theory, research, and valid measurement, must be open to development, and must have measurable performance impact. The positive constructs that have been determined to best meet these PsyCap criteria--efficacy (confidence), hope, optimism, and resiliency--are covered in separate chapters in Psychological Capital and Beyond. Following an exploration of other potential positive constructs such as creativity, wisdom, well-being, flow, humor, gratitude, forgiveness, emotional intelligence, spirituality, authenticity, and courage, the authors summarize the research demonstrating the performance impact of PsyCap. They go on to provide the PsyCap Questionnaire (PCQ) as a measurement tool, and the PsyCap Intervention (PCI) as a development aid. Psychological Capital and Beyond provides theory, research, measurements, and methods of application for psychological capital, a resource that can be developed and sustained for competitive advantage. Each copy includes a complimentary PsyCap online self-assessment.

Developmental Sport And Exercise Psychology

Autore: Maureen R. Weiss
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 42,28 MB
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Research in mainstream psychology and sport psychology stresses the importance of a developmental perspective that considers continuity and change from infancy through older adulthood. Understanding age-related changes in perceptions physical competencies emotions social influences and achievement behaviours is critical in terms of developing theory enhancing the research knowledge base and devising applied programs to promote positive physical activity experiences for youth through older adults. This book demystifies this perspective for students and researchers and contributes interesting and innovative ideas for the field. The book examines the current sport and exercise psychology literature reviews mainstream theories from psychology and elaborates on how cognitive physical social and other developmental factors influence behaviours in physical activity settings. Section One reviews fundamental concepts and controversies. Section Two examines developmental issues in youth and adolescence such as parental influence competition and peer relationships. Section Three discusses young middle and older adulthood in terms of self-perceptions social influences motivational processes and self-regulation skills. Section Four covers expertise transitions moral development diversity disabilities and injury throughout the lifespan.

Majoring In Psychology

Autore: Jeffrey L. Helms
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444341492
Grandezza: 47,43 MB
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With coverage of important preparatory issues and the key psychology subfields, Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals provides undergraduate students with clear, concise, research-based information on strategies to begin a successful undergraduate career in psychology. Provides the most comprehensive text on majoring in psychology currently available Discusses the benefits of pursuing a psychology degree and key steps to prepare for a job or graduate study in the field Features brief topical contributions written by national figures in their respective subfields Incorporates current data and research on diversity-related issues as well as guidance on how to ensure personality traits and abilities match the skills that potential career paths demand