Sport Psychology in Practice

ISBN-10: 073603711X
ISBN-13: 9780736037112
Edition: 2005
Authors: Mark Andersen
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Description: 'Sport Psychology in Practice' focuses on many fundamental issues in the field, including developing a consultant-client relationship, connecting with teams and coaches, and learning to provide efficient services to diverse clientele.

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Book details

List price: $62.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 7/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.464
Language: English

'Sport Psychology in Practice' focuses on many fundamental issues in the field, including developing a consultant-client relationship, connecting with teams and coaches, and learning to provide efficient services to diverse clientele.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Teamwork: Doing Sport Psychology With Groups
The Selling or the Telling of Sport Psychology: Presenting Services to Coaches
The Shopping List Model
Telling and Sharing Stories
Parallel Processes
Models of Sport Psychology
Counseling
The Variety of Presentations
Training in Presentation Skills
Respecting and Involving Coaches
Being a Role Model for Coaches
Resistant Coaches
Conclusion
Integrating Mind and Body: Presenting Mental Skills to Young Teams
Integrated Instruction
Integrated Perspective
Developmental Issues
Consulting in Youth Sport
Goal Setting and Daily Practice Objectives
Working on Awareness and Arousal Control With Young Teams
Conclusion
But Coach Doesn't Understand: Dealing With Team Communication Quagmires
Communication Theory and Research
Coach Just Doesn't Understand: A Team's Story
Bull in the Ring
Reinforcing the Coach
Conclusion
"I have a friend who...": Group Work on Weight and Body Image
Issues for Group Presenters
Tag-Team Presentations
Presentation Outline
The Group Begins Work
Conclusion
Not Exactly on the Map: Surveying Old and New Territories
The Skin Game: Extra Points for Looking Good
Body Image Disturbance
The Male Ideal and the Prevalence of Body Dissatisfaction
Eating Disorders in Men
At-Risk Populations
Reasons for Elevated Eating Disturbance and Body Image Disturbance
The Gravity of Weight: Erik's Story
Conclusion
Returning to Self: The Anxieties of Coming Back After Injury
Psychological Responses to Sport Injury
Psychological Intervention
Working With Injured Athletes
Identity and Ambivalence: Chris' Story
Summarizing Chris
Conclusion
On Stage: Mental Skills Training for Dancers
Why Do You Dance? Tracy's Story
Injuries
Performance Anxiety
When Others Are Nervous
Self-Talk
Self-Reflection (Dealing With Mistakes)
Concentration and Attention
Imagery
Self-Confidence
Conclusion
Commentary on Chapter 7
"Comptrasting" Sport and Dance
Mental Skills
The Dance Milieu
Consultant's Knowledge and Skills
Dancers' Expectations About Performance Consulting
Conclusion
Facilitating Change: Alcohol and Violence Among Athletes
Alcohol Use, Risk Taking, and Violence
Changing Problem Drinking
Facilitating Change in Problem Drinkers
Alcohol Treatment
Intercepting Anger: Josh's Story
Professional Issues
Conclusion
Over One's Head: Referral Processes
Doubt About What?
Referral for What?
Who Can Do What? Questions of Training
Performance and Personal Issues
Thor Descending: Lucien's Story
Referral Networks
The Referral Process
Conclusion
Touching Taboos: Sex and the Sport Psychologist
Roots of Attraction
Why Don't We Talk About "It"?
Other Barriers to Exploration
Star Crossed: The Story of Jake and Joanna
Conclusion
Commentary on Chapter 10
Sex, Countertransference, and the Sport Psychologist
Exploring Concepts
Countertransference in Action
Countertransference: Beyond the Erotic
Conclusion
Expanding Repertoires and Understanding Self: Diversity in Service Delivery
Raising the Bar: Developing an Understanding of Athletes From Racially, Culturally, and Ethnically Diverse Backgrounds
Psychology's Legacy With Respect to Culturally, Ethnically, and Racially Diverse People
The Tre-Nine Approach
Conclusion
Commentary on Chapter 11
Able Athletes With Disabilities: Issues and Group Work
What Is a Disability?
Types of Disabilities and Accompanying Issues
Introductory Group Session
So What?
Conclusion
Straight Guys Working With Gay Guys: Homophobia and Sport Psychology Service Delivery
Gay Male Athletes in Sport
What Kind of Issues Might Emerge?
Coming Out, Backing Off, and Coming Back: The Story of Matt and Bryan
Reaction to the Case Example
Conclusion
The Elephant in the Locker Room: Opening the Dialogue About Sexual Orientation on Women's Sport Teams
Social Identity Perspective
My Teammates Are So Negative: Jasmine's Story
I Know I'm the Only One: Susan's Story
But It's My Personal Life: Ellen's Story
Implications of the Cases
Educating Ourselves
Conclusion
Coming Full Circle: From Practice to Research
Evidence-Based Practice
Confessing Prejudices on Research and the Field
Historical Roots
The Research Relationship
Examples of the Researcher's Own Stuff Making Things Messy
Missing the Point
One Model for the Qualitative Researcher
How Research and Practice Can Go PearShaped
Conclusion
Afterword
References
Index
About the Editor
About the Contributors

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