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Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise

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ISBN-10: 0736062645

ISBN-13: 9780736062640

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Diane L. Gill, Lavon Williams

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List price: $77.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Publication date: 3/10/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Overview of Sport and Exercise Psychology
The Scope of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Kinesiology: A Multidisciplinary, Applied Field
The Subdiscipline of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Sport and Exercise Behavior Is Complex
History of Sport and Exercise Physiology
Early Roots: 1890-1920
Coleman R. Griffith's Sport Psychology Work: 1920-1940
Isolated Sport and Exercise Psychology Studies: 1940-1965
Emergence of Sport and Exercise Psychology as a Subdiscipline: 1965-1975
Development of the Subdiscipline: 1975-1999
Sport and Exercise Psychology Today: 2000 and Beyond
Approaches to Understanding and Using Sport and Exercise Psychology
Understanding Sport and Exercise Psychology
Paradigms and Sources of Knowledge
Using Sport and Exercise Psychology
The Person in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Personality Defined
Early Theories and Current Biological Perspectives
Psychology Models of Personality
Personality Measures
Personality Research in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Relevant Personality Characteristics and Sport-Specific Psychological Skills
Attention and Cognitive Skills
Attention Models and Measures
Research on Attentional Processes
Attention and Expertise
Imagery Models and Measures
Using Cognitive Skills
Goal Setting
Cognitive Control Strategies
Markus' Dynamic Self System
Multidimensional Self-Esteem
A Focus on Physical Self-Concept
Self-Confidence and Self-Efficacy
Behavioral Approaches
What Is Behavior?
Implementing a Behavior Plan
Motivational Orientations: Achievement and Competitiveness
Participation Motivation: Reasons for Physical Activity Participation and Withdrawal
Atkinson's Theory of Achievement Motivation
The Meaning of Ability and Why It Is Important
Goal Orientations in Physical Domain
Developmental Aspects of Goal Perspectives
Environmental Factors: Reward Structures and Motivational Climate
Competitive Orientation in Sport
Cognitive Approaches to Motivation
Individual Differences and Motivation
Cognitive Evaluation Theory
Theory of Self-Determination
Attributions and Sport
Participation Motivation
Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being
Sport and Exercise Psychology for Physical Activity and Health
Excessive Participation: Exercise Dependence
Participation Motivation for Lifestyle Physical Activity
Theories and Models of Exercise Behavior
Emotions, Stress and Coping
Emotion Models and Research
Emotion Concepts and Definitions
Positive and Negative Emotions
Emotion Models
Sport and Exercise Psychology Research on Emotion
Competitive Anxiety
Anxiety-Performance Models and Research
Anxiety Patterns and Performance
Current Anxiety-Performance Models in Sport and Exercise
Emotional Control and Stress Management
Importance of Emotional Control and Stress Management
Stress Models in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Educational Stress Management Techniques
Cognitive Stress Management Techniques
Relaxation Exercises
Cognitive-Behavioral Stress Management
Social Processes
Social Influence
Social Facilitation
Audience Effects in the Real World
Social Reinforcement and Motor Performance
Competition and Motor Performance
Social Learning Theory
Modeling: The Demonstration Process
Attentional Processes
Retentional Processes
Modeling and Motor Performance
Modeling of Nonperformance Behaviors
Models: The Self and Significant Others
Aggression and Character Development
Defining Aggression
Theories of Aggression
Aggression and Sport
Interventions for Character Development Through Physical Activity
Group Dynamics and Interpersonal Relationships
Group Dynamics Concepts and Models
Group Performance in Sport and Exercise
Leadership in Sport and Exercise Groups
Social Support
Cohesion in Sport and Exercise Groups
Sport and Exercise Psychology Research on the Cohesion-Performance Relationship Putting Group Dynamics Into Practice: Team Building
Gender, Diversity, and Cultural Competence
Multicultural Framework
Cultural Context of Sport and Exercise
Gender Scholarship in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Social Perspectives in Gender Research
Gender and Sexuality
Race and Ethnicity and Social Class
Cultural Competence in Sport and Exercise Psychology