Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition With Web Study Guide

ISBN: 9781450469814

Autores: Robert Weinberg, Daniel Gould


Número de Páginas: 664

Idioma: Inglês

Data Edição: 2015

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As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition With Web Study Guide, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

The internationally respected authors have incorporated feedback from teachers and students to create a text that builds on previous editions, making the material accessible to readers. In-depth learning aids have been refreshed, including chapter objectives and summaries, sidebars, key terms, key points, anecdotes, and discussion questions to help students think more critically about applying the material. Other updates to the sixth edition include the following:

More than 40 new video clips integrated into the web study guide to better demonstrate the core concepts addressed in the book
Additional emphasis on hot topics, including mindfulness, cultural diversity, ethics and professional issues, and transitions in sport
New ancillaries to help instructors teach their courses, including an image bank, chapter quizzes, and more than 122 instructor videos
Updated references, including more contemporary sources
Part I. Beginning Your Journey

Chapter 1. Welcome to Sport and Exercise Psychology
Defining Sport and Exercise Psychology
Specializing in Sport Psychology
Distinguishing Between Two Specialties
Reviewing the History of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Focusing on Sport and Exercise Psychology Around the World
Bridging Science and Practice
Choosing From Many Sport and Exercise Psychology Orientations
Understanding Present and Future Trends
Learning Aids

Part II. Learning About Participants

Chapter 2. Personality and Sport
Defining Personality
Understanding Personality Structure
Studying Personality From Five Viewpoints
Measuring Personality
Using Psychological Measures
Focusing on Personality Research
Examining Cognitive Strategies and Success
Identifying Your Role in Understanding Personality
Learning Aids

Chapter 3. Motivation
Defining Motivation
Reviewing Three Approaches to Motivation
Building Motivation With Five Guidelines
Developing a Realistic View of Motivation
Understanding Achievement Motivation and Competitiveness
Identifying Four Theories of Achievement Motivation
Developing Achievement Motivation and Competitiveness
Using Achievement Motivation in Professional Practice
Learning Aids

Chapter 4. Arousal, Stress, and Anxiety
Defining Arousal and Anxiety
Measuring Arousal and Anxiety
Defining Stress and Understanding the Stress Process
Identifying Sources of Stress and Anxiety
Connecting Arousal and Anxiety to Performance
Applying Knowledge to Professional Practice
Learning Aids

Part III. Understanding Sport and Exercise Environments

Chapter 5. Competition and Cooperation
Defining Competition and Cooperation
Viewing Competition As a Process
Reviewing Studies of Competition and Cooperation
Determining Whether Competition Is Good or Bad
Enhancing Cooperation
Learning Aids

Chapter 6. Feedback, Reinforcement, and Intrinsic Motivation
Principles of Reinforcement
Approaches to Influencing Behavior
Guidelines for Using Positive Reinforcement
Guidelines for Using Punishment
Behavior Modification in Sport
Intrinsic Motivation and Extrinsic Rewards
Cognitive Evaluation Theory
How Extrinsic Rewards Affect Intrinsic Motivation in Sport
Strategies for Increasing Intrinsic Motivation
Flow—A Special Case of Intrinsic Motivation
Learning AidsPart IV. Focusing on Group Processes

Chapter 7. Group and Team Dynamics
Recognizing the Difference Between Groups and Teams
Identifying Three Theories of Group Development
Understanding Group Structure
Creating an Effective Team Climate
Maximizing Individual Performance in Team Sports
Learning Aids

Chapter 8. Group Cohesion
Definition of Cohesion
Conceptual Model of Cohesion
Tools for Measuring Cohesion
Relationship Between Cohesion and Performance
Other Factors Associated With Cohesion
Strategies for Enhancing Cohesion
Guidelines for Building Team Cohesion Learning Aids

Chapter 9. Leadership
Definition of Leadership
Approaches to Studying Leadership
Sport-Oriented Interactional Approaches to Leadership
Research on the Multidimensional Model of Sport Leadership
Leadership Training Interventions
Four Components of Effective Leadership
The Art of Leadership
Learning Aids

Chapter 10. Communication
Understanding the Communication Process
Sending Messages Effectively
Receiving Messages Effectively
Recognizing Breakdowns in Communication
Improving Communication
Dealing With Confrontation
Delivering Constructive Criticism
Learning Aids

Part V. Improving Performance

Chapter 11. Introduction to Psychological Skills Training
What Psychological Skills Training Entails
Why PST Is Important
Why Sport and Exercise Participants Neglect PST
Myths About PST
PST Knowledge Base
PST Effectiveness
Three Phases of PST Programs
Self-Regulation: The Ultimate Goal of PST
Who Should Conduct PST Programs
When to Implement a PST Program
PST Program Development
Common Problems in Implementing PST Programs
Learning Aids

Chapter 12. Arousal Regulation
Increasing Self-Awareness of Arousal
Using Anxiety Reduction Techniques
Exploring the Matching Hypothesis
Coping With Adversity
Using Arousal-Inducing Techniques
Learning Aids

Chapter 13. Imagery
Defining Imagery
Evidence of Imagery’s Effectiveness
Imagery in Sport: Where, When, Why, and What
Factors Affecting the Effectiveness of Imagery
How Imagery Works
Uses of Imagery
Keys to Effective Imagery
How to Develop an Imagery Training Program
When to Use Imagery
Learning Aids

Chapter 14. Self-Confidence
Defining Self-Confidence
Understanding How Expectations Influence Performance
Examining Self-Efficacy Theory
Assessing Self-Confidence
Building Self-Confidence
Learning Aids

Chapter 15. Goal Setting
Definition of Goals
Effectiveness of Goal Setting
Principles of Goal Setting
Development of Group Goals
Design of a Goal-Setting System
Common Problems in Goal Setting
Learning Aids

Chapter 16. Concentration
Defining Concentration
Explaining Attentional Focus: Three Processes
Connecting Concentration to Optimal Performance
Identifying Types of Attentional Focus
Recognizing Attentional Problems
Using Self-Talk to Enhance Concentration
Assessing Attentional Skills
Improving Concentration
Future Developments in Concentration Training
Learning AidsPart VI. Enhancing Health and Well-Being

Chapter 17. Exercise and Psychological Well-Being
Reducing Anxiety and Depression With Exercise
Understanding the Effect of Exercise on Psychological Well-Being
Changing Personality and Cognitive Functioning With Exercise
Enhancing Quality of Life With Exercise
Examining the Runner’s High
Using Exercise as an Adjunct to Therapy
Learning Aids

Chapter 18. Exercise Behavior and Adherence
Reasons to Exercise
Reasons for Not Exercising
Problem of Exercise Adherence
Theories and Models of Exercise Behavior
Determinants of Exercise Adherence
Settings for Exercise Interventions
Strategies for Enhancing Adherence to Exercise
Guidelines for Improving Exercise Adherence
Learning Aids

Chapter 19. Athletic Injuries and Psychology
What Is Injury?
Causes of Injuries
Relationship Between Stress and Injury
Other Psychologically Based Explanations for Injury
Psychological Reactions to Exercise and Athletic Injuries
Role of Sport Psychology in Injury Rehabilitation
Identify Athletes and Exercisers Who Are at Risk for Injury
Learning Aids

Chapter 20. Addictive and Unhealthy Behaviors
Eating Disorders
Substance Abuse
Addiction to Exercise
Compulsive Gambling: An Odds-On Favorite for Trouble
Learning Aids

Chapter 21. Burnout and Overtraining
Definitions of Overtraining, Staleness, and Burnout
Frequency of Overtraining, Staleness, and Burnout
Models of Burnout
Factors Leading to Athlete Overtraining and Burnout
Symptoms of Overtraining and Burnout
Ways to Measure Burnout
Burnout in Sport Professionals
Treatment and Prevention of Burnout
Learning Aids

Part VII. Facilitating Psychological Growth and Development

Chapter 22. Children and Sport Psychology
Importance of Studying the Psychology of Young Athletes
Children’s Reasons for Participation and Nonparticipation
Role of Friends in Youth Sport
Stress and Burnout in Children’s Competitive Sport
Effective Coaching Practices for Young Athletes
Role of Parents
The Professionalization of Children’s Sports
Learning Aids

Chapter 23. Aggression in Sport
Defining Aggression
Understanding the Causes of Aggression
Examining Aggression in Sport: Special Considerations
Applying Knowledge to Professional Practice
Learning Aids

Chapter 24. Character Development and Good Sporting Behavior
Defining Character, Fair Play, and Good Sporting Behavior
Developing Character and Good Sporting Behavior: Three Approaches
Examining Moral Development Research
Understanding the Connection Between Moral Reasoning and Moral Behavior
Studying the Connection Between Character Development and Physical Activity
Guiding Practice in Character Development
Learning Aids
Robert S. Weinberg, PhD, is a professor in kinesiology and health at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Weinberg has more than 30 years of experience in both the scholarly and applied aspects of sport psychology. He has written numerous research articles, including more than 150 refereed articles in scholarly journals, as well as books, book chapters, and applied articles for coaches, athletes, and exercisers.

Daniel Gould, PhD, is the director for the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports and professor in the department of kinesiology at Michigan State University. He has taught sport psychology for more than 35 years. An active researcher, Gould was the founding coeditor of The Sport Psychologist and has published more than 200 articles on sport psychology. He is best known for conducting applied research that links research and practice.

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