Title: Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise ...
Binding: Soft cover
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2016. Paperback. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780415730327
Written by an international team of expert contributors, this unique global and authoritative survey explores in full but accessible detail the basic constructs and concepts of modern sport and exercise psychology and their practical application.
The book consists of 62 chapters, written by 144 contributors, deriving from 24 countries across the world. The chapters are arranged in nine cohesive sections: sport and exercise participants; the influence of environments on sport and exercise; motor skills; performance enhancement; building and leading teams; career, life skills and character development; health and well-being enhancement; clinical issues in sport psychology; and professional development and practice. Each chapter contains chapter summaries and objectives, learning aids, questions, exercises and references for further reading.
Its comprehensive scale and global reach make this volume an essential companion for students, instructors and researchers in sport science, sport and exercise psychology, psychology, and physical education. It will also prove invaluable for coaches and health education practitioners.
About the Author:
Athanasios Papaioannou is Chair of Sport Science at the University of Northumbria, UK, and he holds an adjunct position as Professor of Sport Psychology at the University of Thessaly, Greece. He is member of the Managing Council of the ISSP and the editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Professor Papaioannou has co-authored 5 books, and more than 100 articles, and has been the scientific coordinator of national and European projects aiming to promote physical activity and healthy lifestyles.
Dieter Hackfort is Professor for Sport and Exercise Psychology, and also currently serving as Head of the Institute for Sport Science, both at the University FAF Munich, Germany. His research has been published in 25 books and edited volumes, and in more than 150 contributions in national and international journals. His main research interests are in performance enhancement management, and assessment and training of mental capacities.
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