By Garry L. Martin, Kendra Thomson (auth.), James K. Luiselli, Derek D. Reed (eds.)
Behavioral activity Psychology
Evidence-Based techniques to functionality Enhancement
James ok. Luiselli and Derek D. Reed, editors
From its fringe beginnings within the Sixties, activity psychology has advanced right into a mainstream uniqueness, encompassing motivation, self belief development, errors aid, and self-help instruments, between others. no matter if the athletes concerned play for professional groups, are nonetheless in class, or are weekend warriors, functionality enhancement—an region hugely topic to rumor, conjecture, and guesswork—is on the middle of those applications.
BehavioralSportPsychology replaces hunches and the grapevine with strong technological know-how beneficial to either veteran and beginner execs within the box. beginning with an summary of key points of the self-discipline, this quantity distills the necessities of functionality enhancement study and perform, pinpointing behavioral innovations that produce higher results and explaining their potency. Chapters learn concerns linked to dimension strategies (including cognitive evaluation, sabermetrics, and actigraphy), and bedrock subject matters akin to aggression administration, behavioral momentum, and trainer education are taken care of intensive. Authoritative dialogue of ongoing controversies and rising components of curiosity makes the publication really available and recent. Featured within the insurance:
- The quantitative research of sports.
- Cognitive-behavioral functionality enhancement strategies.
- Single-case review of behavioral training interventions.
- Goal-setting and function feedback.
- Behavioral results of activity dietary supplementations: truth or fiction?
- Sport neuropsychology and concussions.
A lucid resource of potent interventions, and of the proof in the back of them, BehavioralSportPsychology benefits a large viewers between educational and non-academic pros, practitioners, and specialists at each point of activities psychology.
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Behavioral Sport Psychology: Evidence-Based Approaches to Performance Enhancement by Garry L. Martin, Kendra Thomson (auth.), James K. Luiselli, Derek D. Reed (eds.)