Sport Psychology (Paperback)

Author: Jarvis, Matt

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Sport Psychology is an introductory account of the major psychological issues in sport today. Major theories and up-to-date research are covered in the areas of personality, attitudes to sport, aggression in sport, anxiety and stress, social influences, motivation, and skill acquisition. A wide variety of sporting examples are used, ranging from football to ballet.

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9780415206426
SKU 30743494
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0415206421
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Editors Note Major theories and up-to-date research are covered in the areas of personality, attitudes to sport, aggression, anxiety and stress, social influences, motivation and skill acquisition. With a minimum of jargon and a wide variety of supporting examples ranging from football to dance, this highly readable introduction is suitable for students with little prior knowledge of either psychology or sports studies.
Editors Note 1 Sport Psychology provides an introductory account of the major psychological issues in sport today. Major theories and up-to-date research are covered in the areas of personality, attitudes to sport, aggression, anxiety and stress, social influences, motivation and skill acquisition. With a minimum of jargon and a wide variety of supporting examples ranging from football to dance, this highly readable introduction is suitable for students with little prior knowledge of either psychology or sports studies.
Editors Note 2 Sport Psychology provides an introductory account of the major psychological issues in sport today. Major theories and up-to-date research are covered in the areas of personality, attitudes to sport, aggression, anxiety and stress, social influences, motivation and skill acquisition. With a minimum of jargon and a wide variety of supporting examples ranging from football to dance, this highly readable introduction is suitable for students with little prior knowledge of either psychology or sports studies.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0288
Publisher Routledge
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