Sport Psychology for Coaches
OverviewThis is a text for undergraduates pursuing professions as coaches, physical education teachers and sport psychologists. This book presents an applied approach to sport psychology and is designed to enable coaches and students to understand key sport psychology tools. It provides coaches with a practical discussion of motivation, communication, stress management, mental imagery and other important topics. It is a reader-friendly organisation that includes: learning objectives that introduce each chapter; sidebars illustrating sport-specific applications of key concepts and principles and chapter summaries. The book also features: chapter review questions for appraising comprehension of the chapter's contents; and, application scenarios that illustrate how concepts discussed in the chapter can be applied in real-world scenarios and a comprehensive glossary.