Psychology of Sport Excellence : International Perspectives on Sport & Exercise Psychology Paperback / softback
Edited by Tsung-Min Hung, Ronnie Lidor, Dieter Hackfort
In this book, leading international experts in their respective fields examine and explain the impact of the psychological preparation of elite athletes in their journey to attain excellence.
The chapters included in this book, edited by world-renowned scholars Tsung-Min Hung, Ronnie Lidor, and Dieter Hackfort, discuss various theoretical and practical issues related to the use of psychological programs in elite individual and team sports.
The objectives of the book are threefold: to examine theoretical and practical aspects of the use of psychological preparation in elite sports; to present the psychological interventions, strategies, and techniques utilised by experienced sport psychology consultants who have worked with elite athletes for many years; to describe the philosophies of consultation, procedures to be used, and consultation frameworks of sport psychology consultants working with elite athletes from different cultures, regions, and continents around the globe.
The knowledge gleaned from this book can be used in psychological preparations aimed to help elite athletes in individual and team sports improve their psychological skills and mental readiness for practices, games, and competitions.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 151 pages, tables & charts
- Publisher: Fitness Information Technology, Inc, U.S.
- Publication Date: 28/02/2009
- Category: Sports psychology
- ISBN: 9781885693907