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by Thelma Horn

  • ISBN: 0736032983
  • Category: Other
  • Author: Thelma Horn
  • Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
  • Other formats: lit doc txt mbr
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics; 2 edition (June 15, 2002)
  • Pages: 576 pages
  • FB2 size: 1110 kb
  • EPUB size: 1807 kb
  • Rating: 4.4
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Advances in Sport Psychology book.

Advances in Sport Psychology book.

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Horn received her PhD in psychology of sport and physical activity from Michigan State University.

Book Binding:Hardback. We appreciate the impact a good book can have. Horn received her PhD in psychology of sport and physical activity from Michigan State University.

Horn received her PhD in psychology of sport and physical activity from Michigan State University

Horn received her PhD in psychology of sport and physical activity from Michigan State University.

Article in Sport Psychologist 17(3):369-371 · September 2003 with 35 Reads. How we measure 'reads'.

Get a full overview of Advances in Psychology Book Series. Section 3 focuses on human motor learning. This book is suitable for cognitive neuroscientists, cognitive psychologists, kinesthesiologists, and graduate courses in learning. Most recent Volume: Human Learning: Biology, Brain, and Neuroscience.

The second edition of the popular Advances in Sport Psychology provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of the major trends in sport psychology. With four new chapters on self-perceptions, moral reasoning levels, athletic injury, and flow and peak performance, the text is much more than an overview of other resources. It is an in-depth compilation that assists students and professionals in thoroughly comprehending the current research in sport psychology.

Editor Thelma Horn, PhD, builds on classic theories of sport psychology presented in the first edition, synthesizing current research with older philosophies. With the editorial contributions of 28 prolific researchers and scholars in the field, the text pushes at the boundaries that have defined sport psychology since its inception. The new edition emphasizes future research directions, giving readers, students, and researchers alike an early look at the questions to be tackled in coming years. It is thorough in its presentation of the research, which allows students and researchers to build on the theories presented in the text.

The updated text reviews personality, motivation, anxiety and performance, and goal setting in sports. While addressing research issues, it takes an in-depth look at the individual difference factors that affect behavior in sport and physical activity contexts. The four-part text features the following:-Modified and substantially updated chapters from the first edition, giving readers a decade's worth of new material in one convenient reference

-Four new chapters on self-perceptions, moral reasoning levels, flow and peak performance, and athletic injury, ensuring that burgeoning fields of interest to current researchers are not overlooked

-Contributions from a team of leading researchers in the various fields of sport psychology, giving readers relevant and critical examinations of the various topics covered in the text

-An easy-to-read format that includes chapter-by-chapter introductions, definitions of terms, an explanation of the scope, a clear outline of the sections within each chapter, and a review of the available research and theory on the chapter topicPart I, “Introduction to Sport Psychology,” provides a comprehensive overview of the field, including definitions, history, research paradigms, and research methodologies.

Part II, “Individual Differences and Sport Behavior,” examines the characteristics of individuals that affect their behavior in sport and physical activity contexts.

Part III, “Socioenvironmental Issues, Sociocultural Issues, and Sport Behavior,” discusses various factors in the social environment that impinge on participants' behaviors.

Part IV, “Psychological Skills, Intervention Techniques, and Sport Behavior,” examines the research and theory behind selected intervention techniques that have been used to enhance athletic performance or modify participants' behavior.

Advances in Sport Psychology, Second Edition, clearly and thoroughly reflects the theoretical and empirical advances that have occurred in sport psychology in the past decade. Returning and new readers will find the most significant current topics in sport psychology research compiled in one place, allowing them to see what the field has and has not accomplished. The new edition is a must-have reference for professionals in the field, and it makes an ideal text for graduate-level sport psychology courses.

Reviews about Advances In Sport Psychology-2E (5):
Boring, but a required book for my class.
Goog book. Complement my library on the subject.
This textbook is great for reviewing theoretical perspectives related to sport psychology. The contributing authors provide some contemporary approaches to older models. Future research implications are nice for students to assess and decide for dissertation interests.
very good book, sometimes too many studies, which makes it confusing to read in some chapters. However, in general this good provides a good broad overview of sport psychology.
I've never read such biased unscientific hogwash in my life. I got about halfway through when I realized the author is a gender politician spreading lies and propaganda. At one part of her book, she states that male athletes are less likely to use "moral" considerations during competitive sports and that female athletes are more likely to be concerned with things like fair play and honesty, etc. No surprise this nonsense is written by a female, and a feminist academic at that. Of the 180 pages I read (bear in mind, this narcissistic piece of garbage is more than 500 pages), it reads more like a man-hating rant. Empirical evidence alone disproves the author's theories of "female good, male bad." Female athletes try so hard to be "tough" that they often exhibit the most unsportsmanlike behavior. They are more likely to get into altercations on the basketball court, that's for sure. Sorry, but this is another book to add to the growing pile of post-modern crap. Not all of us are so gullible to buy into the idiotic blabbering of an elitist snot insulated inside her academic closet.

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