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Meaning and Spirituality in Sport and Exercise : Psychological Perspectives, Hardback Book

Meaning and Spirituality in Sport and Exercise : Psychological Perspectives Hardback

Part of the Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society series

Description

Despite the growing literature on spirituality and its positive impact on well-being in health psychology, education, occupational psychology and leisure studies, it has been less examined in sport studies.

Meaning and Spirituality in Sport and Exercise: Psychological Perspectives examines the many forms of spirituality in sport from a psychological perspective, from moments of transcendence and finding deeper meaning and value to prayer before an important competition or in adversity, such as a career-threatening injury. Based on the latest research and the Nesti's experience in applied sport psychology service delivery, this book covers a range of novel topics linking spirituality to athlete development, injury, exercise motivation, and ageing athletes, and offers applied, practical guidance for sport psychologists working with spiritual athletes. Offering a unique contribution to the study of spirituality in sport, and to sport psychology practice, this book is vital reading for any upper-level student or academic working in sport and exercise psychology, religion and sport, or the philosophy of sport, and any practising sport psychologist.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 153 pages, 1 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Spirituality & religious experience
  • ISBN: 9781138103979

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