Advances in Sport Psychology

ISBN-10: 0736057358

ISBN-13: 9780736057356

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Thelma S. Horn

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Book details

List price: $92.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 3/24/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 11.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Introduction to Sport Psychology
The Nature of Sport Psychology
Perspectives on Sport Psychology
Roles of Sport Psychologists
Historical Evolution of Sport Psychology
Current Issues
Future Research Directions
Quantitative Research Methodology
The Common Goals of Scientists and Practitioners
The Scientific Method for Inferring Causality
Research Trends
Conclusion
Qualitative Research Methodology
Defining Qualitative Research
Research Traditions in Sport Psychology
Qualitative Research in Sport Psychology
Future Research Directions
Individual Difference and Sport Behavior
Self-Perceptual Systems and Physical Activity
The Self-System
The Self in Physical Activity
Conclusion and Future Research Directions
Self-Confidence in Sport
Definitions and Conceptual Approaches
Measuring Self-Confidence in Sport
Research Advances
Conclusion and Future Research Directions
Attributions and Perceived Control
Definitions and Conceptual Approaches
Measuring Attributions
Research Advances
Further Perspectives on Control
Future Research Directions
Conclusion
Motivational Orientations and Sport Behavior
Participation Motivation and Attrition
Competence Motivation Theory
Self-Determination Theory
Expectancy-Value Theory
Sport Commitment Model
Conclusion
Achievement Goal Theories in Sport
Nicholls' Approach to Achievement Goals
Dweck's Model of Achievement Motivation
Approach-Avoidance Achievement Goals
Situational Factors in Achievement Goal Research
Future Research Directions
Conclusion
Moral Development in Sport and Physical Activity
Historical Perspectives
Theoretical Perspectives
Research Advances
Moral Development Interventions
Future Research Directions
Conclusion
Socioenvironmental Factors and Sport Behavior
Group Dynamics in Sport and Exercise
A Group Defined
Group Dynamics in Sport Teams
Theoretical Approaches in Group Dynamics
Group Size
Collective Efficacy
Nature of Group Cohesion
Correlates of Cohesiveness
Remedying Research Pitfalls
Research Advances
Future Research Directions
Coaching Effectiveness in the Sport Domain
Conceptual Approaches
Working Model of Coaching Effectiveness
Coaches' Behavior
Direct Antecedents of Coaches' Behavior
Antecedents of Coaches' Expectancies, Values, Beliefs, and Goals
Direct Effects of Coaches' Behavior on Athletes' Performance and Behavior
Athletes' Perceptions or Interpretations of Their Coaches' Behavior
Link Between Coaches' Behavior and Athletes' Self-Perceptions and Level of Motivation
Future Research Directions
Conclusion
Social Influence in Sport
Conceptualizing Social Influence
Developmental Considerations in Relation to Social Influence
Parental Influences on Children's Sport Participation
Peer Influence in Sport and Physical Activity
Sibling Social Influence
Conclusion
Psychological Skills, Intervention Techniques, and Sport Behavior
Imagery in Sport, Exercise, and Dance
The Neuroscience of Imagery
Applied Models of Imagery in Sport Psychology
A Neurocognitive Model of Imagery in Sport, Exercise, and Dance
Research Advances
Future Research Directions
Conclusion
Attentional Processes and Sport Performance
Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives of Attention
Information-Processing Perspective
Social Psychological Perspectives
Psychophysiological Perspectives
Synthesis of Theoretical Perspectives
Applied Perspectives on Attentional Control
Conclusion
Fundamental Goal Concepts for Process and Performance Success
Defining Goals
How Goals Work
State and Trait Conceptions of Goals
Goal Effectiveness
Updated Competitive Goal-Setting Model
Competitive Goal Setting Model Overview
Choosing the Right Type of Goal
Measurement Issues in Goal Setting
Future Research Directions
Conclusion
The Flow Perspective of Optimal Experience in Sport and Physical Activity
Optimal Experience in Sport
Definition and Dimensions of Flow
Research Advances
Measurement Challenges
Scientific Paradigms
Future Research Directions
Conclusion
Athletic Injury and Sport Behavior
Definitions and Measurement Challenges
Injury Antecedents
A Stress-Based Model of Athletic Injury
Injury Responses
Future Research Directions
Conclusion
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