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Dictionary of Sport Psychology
Author : Dieter Hackfort,Robert J. Schinke,Bernd Strauss
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2019-02-02
ISBN 10 : 0128131519
Pages : 336 pages
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Dictionary of Sport Psychology: Sport, Exercise, and Performing Arts is a comprehensive reference with hundreds of concise entries across sports, martial arts, exercise and fitness, performing arts and cultural sport psychology. This dictionary uses a global approach to cover philosophical and cultural backgrounds, theory, methodology, education and training and fields of application. Each entry includes phenomenon, subject description and definition, related theory and research, practice and application across sports and related performance domains. An authoritative, balanced and accessible presentation of the state-of-the-art in key subject areas, this dictionary is a must-have reference for anyone studying or practicing sport psychology. Provides a diverse cultural perspective to ensure the broadest coverage of internationalization Covers a broad scope of terms and concepts Includes extended performance domains, such as music, dance, theater arts and the circus Utilizes an alphabetical approach so entries are easily found and quickly referenced Contains entries written by leading researchers and scholars across the globe

Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine
Author : Michael Kent
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2006-11-30
ISBN 10 : 0199210896
Pages : 612 pages
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With more than 7,500 entries and over 165 illustrations, this dictionary of sports science covers anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition, sports psychology and sports medicine.

Dictionary of the Sport and Exercise Sciences
Author : Mark H. Anshel
Publisher : Human Kinetics
Release Date : 1991-01-01
ISBN 10 : 9780873223799
Pages : 163 pages
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Dictionary intended for professionals and students of various disciplines involved in the exercise and sport sciences, e.g., biomechanics, exercise physiology, and sport psychology. Excludes dance, physical education, research, design, statistics, sports medicine, and specific sports. Entries give word or phrase and brief, explanatory definition. Cross references.

Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine
Author : Michael Kent
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2006-11-30
ISBN 10 : 0199210896
Pages : 612 pages
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With more than 7,500 entries and over 165 illustrations, this dictionary of sports science covers anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition, sports psychology and sports medicine.

Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science
Author : Bloomsbury Publishing
Publisher : A&C Black
Release Date : 2009-01-01
ISBN 10 : 1408102056
Pages : 256 pages
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An invaluable reference book for anyone interested in the fascinating world of sport, containing over 5,000 terms relating to sport and exercise science. Coverage includes anatomy, physiology, physiotherapy, biology, sports medicine, sporting rules and regulations, governing bodies, health and fitness and banned substances.

Churchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine E-Book
Author : Sheila Jennett
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date : 2008-04-01
ISBN 10 : 0080982522
Pages : 496 pages
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The dictionary is designed to be a pocket companion, for ready access by students, postgraduates, trainers, and health professionals involved in sport and exercise. It provides definitions and short accounts of terms used and techniques employed in the study and practical application of the relevant anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and psychology, and of commonly associated medical problems and treatments. Illustrations are included in the A-Z text, and appendices provide additional reference information and sources for further study. Wide coverage in A-Z text of relevant basic and applied topics relevant to sport and exercise. Full contact information for professional associations. Illustrations, graphs and tables. Team of expert contributors.

The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Author : Dieter Hackfort,Robert J. Schinke
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2020-04-14
ISBN 10 : 1351739557
Pages : 688 pages
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The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology integrates the topics of motor control, physical education, exercise, adventure, performance in sports, and the performing arts, in several important ways and contexts, drawing upon diverse cultural perspectives. More than 90 overarching topics have been systematically developed by internationally renowned experts in theory, research, and practice. Each contribution delves into a thematic area with more nuanced vocabulary. The terminology drawn upon integrates traditional discourse and emerging topic matter into a state-of-the-art two-volume set. Volume 1: Theoretical and Methodological Concepts is comprised of theoretical topic matter, spanning theories and terminology from psychology contextualized to sport and physical activity, sport psychology-focused theories, and expansive discussions related to philosophy of science and methodology. Volume 2: Applied and Practical Measures draws upon practical concepts that bridge theory and research and practice. Broader issues that extend beyond sport and physical activity participants are embedded within the entries, intended to augment physical, mental, and social well-being. This expansive encyclopedia is a must-have resource for all professionals, scholars, and students in the fields of sport psychology and sport science.

Sport Psychology
Author : Mark H. Anshel
Publisher : Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Release Date : 2011
ISBN 10 : 9780321732491
Pages : 382 pages
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Sport Psychology, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of sport and exercise psychology. This text outlines the theoretical framework and provides the necessary psychological foundation of sport psychology while offering students a real-life handbook approach to using psychological strategies as a sport participant and coach. This unique book stresses an applied approach to the field and presents scientific research and empirical data without the use of technical jargon. The Fifth Edition features substantial content updates, a new organization that better lends itself to classroom use, and case studies for additional real world application.

The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies
Author : Dominic Malcolm
Publisher : SAGE
Release Date : 2008-03-27
ISBN 10 : 184920540X
Pages : 304 pages
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'...a welcome addition to the literature in the rapidly expanding field of sports studies. It is up to date, comprehensive, and well and clearly written. Though primarily sociological in its orientation, it will help students -postgraduate and undergraduate alike and their teachers as well - to establish connections between the various sub-disciplines and guide them to sources which will enable them to probe issues more deeply... It is a beautifully crafted book and is sure to be a hit with students and their teachers. It would not surprise me in the least, however, if it appealed to sports lovers more generally... It is a tour de force and I recommend it unreservedly' - Eric Dunning, Professor in Sociology, The Centre for the Sociology of Sport, University of Leicester Sports studies is one of the fastest growing fields in higher education today. The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies brings a timely, much-needed and comprehensive tool for all students in this multi-disciplinary field. Each entry provides a basic definition, a guide to research themes and a clear account of the relevance of the concept in understanding sport. Not only indispensable for quick clarification of terms, it will give students a springboard for more in-depth research and critical analysis. It offers: " Cross referencing to assist critical thinking " A list of key readings for each entry " Expert definitions drawn from sociology, history, psychology, economics, management and business, politics and policy, physical education and health, and research methods. " Concise, student-friendly and authoritative entries. Covering sociology, history, psychology, politics, business, physical education, health and research methods, The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies provides the first one-stop reference guide for all students who study the social aspects of sport.

Sports Talk
Author : Robert Allen Palmatier,Harold Lloyd Ray
Publisher : Greenwood
Release Date : 1989
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 227 pages
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provide[s] informative and entertaining browsing, depicting how filled our language is with sports metaphors, many of whose derivations are little known: `the devil to pay, ' `hazard a guess, ' `red herring, ' etc. Even libraries with numerous other sports dictionaries will want this work. Recommended for high school, public, and academic libraries. Choice This comprehensive dictionary brings together for the first time the popular words and expressions in American English that derive from terms associated with sports, games, and recreation. Many of these terms are now an integral part of the language, with others joining them all the time. The more than 1,700 terms in the dictionary are arranged alphabetically by first word. Full entries follow. At the end of the book a useful appendix classifies the metaphors according to the sports from which they originate. Each entry in this exhaustive resource contains an example of the popular use of the metaphor, indicating its part of speech; a definition of the metaphor; an identification of the probable source of the term; a definition of the metaphor as used within the sport or game of origin; a citation of other reference works; a discussion of how the term evolved from sports to popular use; and cross-references to other entries. The entries are preceded by a key which decodes the abbreviations used for other reference works and are followed by the source list of metaphors. Sports Talk is an essential resource for teachers, journalists, historians, linguists, etymologists, coaches, and others interested in sports and the language.

A Dictionary of Sports Studies
Author : Alan Tomlinson
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 2016-12-15
ISBN 10 : 9780198804888
Pages : 528 pages
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This Dictionary is part of the Oxford Reference Collection using sustainable print-on-demand technology to make the acclaimed backlist of the Oxford Reference programme perennially available in hardback format. A Dictionary of Sports Studies contains over 1,100 clear, concise, and authoritative entries compiled by Professor Alan Tomlinson, a leading expert in the field. Wide-ranging coverage includes the social, political, economical, and cultural theory of sport, as well as entries relating to exercise, preparation, and performance psychology, and key scientific terms, including nutrition and anatomy. It also features biographies of key sportspeople, information on international organizations and institutions, and detailed appendices with lists of sporting events and winners, including the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Addressing the need for an A-Z reference guide in the field of sports studies, this dictionary is essential reading for students of sports studies and the related disciplines of leisure and recreation studies, sports science, and physical education. It is also ideal for the general reader with an interest in sport.

Handbook of Sport Psychology
Author : Gershon Tenenbaum,Robert C. Eklund
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2020-03-31
ISBN 10 : 1119568080
Pages : 1392 pages
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The fourth edition of a classic, leading resource for the field of sport, exercise, and performance psychology Now expanded to two volumes, and featuring a wealth of new chapters from highly respected scholars in the field, this all-new edition of the Handbook of Sports Psychology draws on an international roster of experts and scholars in the field who have assembled state-of-the-art knowledge into this thorough, well-rounded, and accessible volume. Endorsed by the International Society of Sport Psychology, it represents an invaluable source of theoretical and practical information on our understanding of the role of psychology in sport, exercise, and performance—and how that understanding can be applied in order to improve real-world outcomes. Presented in eight parts, the Handbook of Sports Psychology, 4th Edition adds new material on emerging areas such as mindfulness, brain mapping, self-consciousness, and mental toughness, and covers special topics such as gender and cultural diversity, athletes with disabilities, and alcohol and drug use in sports. In addition, it covers classic topics such as what motivates an athlete to perform; why do some choke under pressure; how do top performers handle leadership roles; what does one do to mentally train; how an athlete deals with injury; and much more. Fourth edition of the most influential reference work for the field of sport psychology New coverage includes mindfulness in sport and exercise psychology, ethics, mental toughness, sport socialization, and making use of brain technologies in practice Endorsed by the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) Handbook of Sports Psychology, 4th Edition is an indispensable resource for any student or professional interested in the field of sports psychology.

The Dictionary of Psychology
Author : Raymond J. Corsini
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Date : 2002
ISBN 10 : 9781583913284
Pages : 1156 pages
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With more than three times as many defined entries, biographies, illustrations, and appendices than any other dictionary of psychology ever printed in the English language, Raymond Corsini's Dictionary of Psychology is indeed a landmark resource. The most comprehensive, up-to-date reference of its kind, the Dictionary also maintains a user-friendliness throughout. This combination ensures that it will serve as the definitive work for years to come. With a clear and functional design, and highly readable style, the Dictionary offers over 30,000 entries (including interdisciplinary terms and contemporary slang), more than 125 illustrations, as well as extensive cross-referencing of entries. Ten supportive appendices, such as the Greek Alphabet, Medical Prescription Terms, and biographies of more than 1,000 deceased contributors to psychology, further augment the Dictionary's usefulness. Over 100 psychologists as well as numerous physicians participated as consulting editors, and a dozen specialist consulting editors reviewed the material. Dr. Alan Auerbach, the American Psychological Association's de facto dictionary expert, served as the senior consulting editor. As a final check for comprehensiveness and accuracy, independent review editors were employed to re-examine, re-review, and re-approve every entry.

APA Dictionary of Clinical Psychology
Author : Gary R. VandenBos
Publisher : Amer Psychological Assn
Release Date : 2013
ISBN 10 : 9781433812071
Pages : 636 pages
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APA dictionary of clinical psychology : 11, 000 entries offering clear and authoritative definitions ; Balanced coverage across core areas-including assessment, evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of emotional and behavioral disorders; training and supervision; as well as terms more generally relevant to the biological, cognitive, developmental, and personality/social psychological underpainnings of mental health ; Hundreds of incisive cross-references to deepen the user's understanding of related topics ; A Quick guide to use that explains stylistic and formal features at a glance ; Appendixes listing major figures relevant in the history of clinical psychology and psychological therapies and psychotherapeutic approaches.--[book jacket].

Sport Psychology
Author : Mark Howard Anshel
Publisher : Gorsuch Scarisbrick Publishers
Release Date : 1997
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 432 pages
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"Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice, Fourth Edition" fills a need for an applied sport psychology book based on credible, published research. A deliberate attempt is made to base application on theory while avoiding scientific and statistical jargon so readers at various levels of education, past experience, and expertise can feel comfortable with the book's content. Sport examples from media publications and from the author's own experiences as a sport psychologist nurture the connection between the professional literature and real-life sport experiences.

Dictionary of Sports and Games Terminology
Author : Adrian Room
Publisher : McFarland
Release Date : 2017-02-10
ISBN 10 : 0786457570
Pages : 186 pages
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The specialized jargon of some sports can be quite esoteric. Non-Americans, for example, are likely puzzled by baseball terms such as bunt, cut-off man, and safety squeeze, while the non–British may pause over cricket’s Chinaman, doosra, golden duck, off-break, popping crease, and yorker. This new dictionary gives the definitions of more than 8,000 terms used in sports and games from around the world, including mainstream sports like basketball and billiards alongside the more obscure netball and snooker. Entries cover sports equipment, strategies, venues, qualifying categories, awards, and administrative bodies, while a comprehensive system of cross-references offers assistance and clarification when needed. An appendix lists standard abbreviations of sports ruling bodies and administrative organizations.

The Sport Psychologist
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2009
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine
Author : Michael Kent
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 1994
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 490 pages
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This comprehensive, practical reference is essential for everyone interested in any aspect of sports medicine. It covers all the major areas of sports science and medicine including: anatomy, biomechanics, excercise physiology, nutrition, sports psychology, sports sociology, sports injuries, training principles, and the use of ergogenic aids. Compiled with the help of a team of eminent contributors and advisers, the dictionary contains over 7500 cross referenced entries and many illustrations. It will be particularly helpful for medical specialists, students of physical education, coaches, and athletes who need to understand the scientific principles, physiological processes, and anatomical structures which affect performance. It will also be useful to the general reader interested in exercise, health and fitness. The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine is a "must have" reference.

The Psychology of Perfectionism in Sport, Dance and Exercise
Author : Andrew Hill
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2016-05-20
ISBN 10 : 1317339118
Pages : 330 pages
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Perfectionism has been found to play an important yet complex role in sport, dance and exercise. This collection provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of theory, measurement, research findings, and practitioner issues associated with perfectionism, providing readers with insights into both its benefits and its costs. The book features contributions from many of the leading researchers in the field, and also includes recommendations from experienced practitioners and clinicians on how best to work with perfectionists. This book will provide students and researchers in sport and exercise psychology, as well as coaches and instructors in sport, dance and exercise, with an invaluable resource to guide their research and practice.

The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Author : Dieter Hackfort,Robert J. Schinke
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2020-04-14
ISBN 10 : 1351739468
Pages : 714 pages
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The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology integrates the topics of motor control, physical education, exercise, adventure, performance in sports, and the performing arts, in several important ways and contexts, drawing upon diverse cultural perspectives. More than 90 overarching topics have been systematically developed by internationally renowned experts in theory, research, and practice. Each contribution delves into a thematic area with more nuanced vocabulary. The terminology drawn upon integrates traditional discourse and emerging topic matter into a state-of-the-art two-volume set. Volume 1: Theoretical and Methodological Concepts is comprised of theoretical topic matter, spanning theories and terminology from psychology contextualized to sport and physical activity, sport psychology-focused theories, and expansive discussions related to philosophy of science and methodology. Volume 2: Applied and Practical Measures draws upon practical concepts that bridge theory and research and practice. Broader issues that extend beyond sport and physical activity participants are embedded within the entries, intended to augment physical, mental, and social well-being. This expansive encyclopedia is a must-have resource for all professionals, scholars, and students in the fields of sport psychology and sport science.