Sport and Exercise Psychology Research: From Theory to Practice

Download Sport and Exercise Psychology Research: From Theory to Practice written by Markus Raab, Paul Wylleman, Roland Seiler, Anne-Marie Elbe, Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis in PDF format. This book is under the category Health and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 128036346/9780128036341. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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Markus Raab, Paul Wylleman, Roland Seiler, Anne-Marie Elbe, Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis


Academic Press




492 pages









Book Description

Sport and Exercise Psychology Research: From Theory to Practice (PDF) provides a comprehensive summary of new research in sport and exercise psychology from worldwide researchers. Encompassing research; theory; and applications; the ebook is split into several themed sections. Section 1 discusses basic antecedents to performance including practice; fitness; team dynamics; emotion; and more. Section 2 identifies factors influencing individual performance. Section 3 discusses applied sport psychology for athletes and coaches; and section 4 includes approaches from exercise psychology on motivation and well-being. The ebook includes a mix of award-winning researchers from the European Sport Psychology Association; along with top researchers from the U.S. to bring an international overview to sport psychology.


    • Identifies performance enhancers and inhibitors


    • Encompasses research; theory; and applications


    • Includes sport psychology and exercise research


    • Includes international contributions from the US and Europe.


    • Features applied information for use with teams; coaches; and elite athletes



Table of contents

Front matter,Copyright,Contributors,PrefaceEntitled to full textChapter 1 – European Perspective on Sport Psychologya, Pages 1-25, Paul Wylleman, Roland Seiler
Chapter 2 – Importance of Instructions in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Pages 29-41, Nele Schlapkohl, Markus Raab
Chapter 3 – Benefits of Physical Activity and Fitness for Lifelong Cognitive and Motor Development—Brain and Behavior, Pages 43-73, Claudia Voelcker-Rehage, Claudia Niemann, Lena Hübner, Ben Godde, Axel H. Winneke
Chapter 4 – Visual Perception and Motor Action: Issues in Current Quiet-Eye Research, Pages 75-89, André Klostermann
Chapter 5 – Learning a Motor Action “From Within”: Insights Into Perceptual-Cognitive Changes With Mental and Physical Practice, Pages 91-121, Cornelia Frank
Chapter 6 – Perspectives on Team Cognition and Team Sports, Pages 123-141, Nathan McNeese, Nancy J. Cooke, Mike Fedele, Rob Gray
Chapter 7 – Antecedents of Need Supportive and Controlling Interpersonal Styles From a Self-Determination Theory Perspective: A Review and Implications for Sport Psychology Research, Pages 145-180, Doris Matosic, Nikos Ntoumanis, Eleanor Quested
Chapter 8 – Why Self-Talk Is Effective? Perspectives on Self-Talk Mechanisms in Sport, Pages 181-200, Evangelos Galanis, Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis, Nikos Zourbanos, Yannis Theodorakis
Chapter 9 – Personality-Trait-Like Individual Differences: Much More Than Noise in the Background for Sport and Exercise Psychology, Pages 201-210, Sylvain Laborde, Mark S. Allen
Chapter 10 – Promoting Acculturation Through Sport: An Ethnic-Cultural Identity Approach, Pages 211-225, Eleftheria Morela, Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis, Xavier Sanchez, Anne-Marie Elbe
Chapter 11 – Doing Sport Psychology? Critical Reflections of a Scientist-Practitioner, Pages 229-249, Chris Harwood
Chapter 12 – Theoretical Developments in Career Transition Research: Contributions of European Sport Psychology, Pages 251-268, Natalia B. Stambulova
Chapter 13 – Holistic Perspective on the Development of Elite Athletes, Pages 269-288, Paul Wylleman, Nathalie Rosier
Chapter 14 – Serial Winning Coaches: People, Vision, and Environment, Pages 289-322, Clifford J. Mallett, Sergio Lara-Bercial
Chapter 15 – Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Sport: Implications for Sport Psychologists, Pages 323-345, Kari Fasting
Chapter 16 – Theory-Based Team Diagnostics and Interventions, Pages 347-370, Jeannine Ohlert, Christian Zepp
Chapter 17 – Empowering and Disempowering Coaching Climates: Conceptualization, Measurement Considerations, and Intervention Implications, Pages 373-388, Joan L. Duda, Paul R. Appleton
Chapter 18 – Escape From Cognitivism: Exercise as Hedonic Experience, Pages 389-414, Panteleimon Ekkekakis, Zachary Zenko
Chapter 19 – Coach Behaviors and Goal Motives as Predictors of Attainment and Well-Being in Sport, Pages 415-432, Alison L. Smith
Chapter 20 – Health Assets and Active Lifestyles During Preadolescence and Adolescence: Highlights From the HBSC/WHO Health Survey and Implications for Health Promotion, Pages 433-460, Luis Calmeiro, Margarida Gaspar de Matos
Chapter 21 – Emotional Experiences and Interpersonal Relations in Physical Activity as Health Prevention and Treatment—A Psychodynamic Group Approach, Pages 461-485, Kirsten Kaya Roessler
Index, Pages 487-501


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