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Sport and Exercise Psychology: Practitioner Case Studies

Cotterill, Stewart, Weston, N and Breslin, Gavin, eds. (2016) Sport and Exercise Psychology: Practitioner Case Studies. 520 pp. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-1-118-68654-6 [Book (edited)]

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Abstract

Sport and Exercise Psychology focuses on the most current issues in the field, integrating research and practice to develop a coherent understanding of current knowledge, future research directions and applied implications within the field.-This is the first book to include theory-based case studies for sport performance, exercise and skill acquisition in one publicationInternational authors dissect their case studies to highlight best practice/interventions in similar situations-The theoretical basis behind each intervention is clearly explained, along with practical examples of how to work as a sport and exercise psychologist-Provides content that is directly applicable to those students wishing to enter the profession via various national accreditation schemes, in addition to providing chartered psychologists with a text that can directly inform their reflections of their own practise-The book is supported by an online learning environment that includes ‘talking heads’ videos for each chapter, further resources, questions and links to relevant external materials.

Item Type:Book (edited)
Keywords:Psychology Sport mental skills
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Sport
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Institute
Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Institute > Centre for Sports Science and Sports Medicine
ID Code:34790
Deposited By: Dr Gavin Breslin
Deposited On:09 Jun 2016 08:26
Last Modified:09 Jun 2016 08:26

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