Professional practice in sport psychology : a review
- London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
- Physical description
- xv, 342 p. ; 24 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction 1. Models of sport psychology practice and delivery: A review - Mark W. Aoyagi and Artur Poczwardowski 2. Working with young athletes - Camilla J. Knight and Nicholas L. Holt 3. Psychological perspectives on athletes with physical disabilities - Jeffrey J. Martin 4. Professional practice issues when working with team sports - Chris Harwood and Richard Anderson 5. Working with injured athletes: Research and practice - Ross Wadey and Lynne Evans 6. Professional practice issues in athlete burnout - Goran Kentta and Kate Goodger 7. Working with athletes in career transitions - Natalia B. Stambulova 8. Psychological preparation in early phases of talent development in sport - Ronnie Lidor and Gal Ziv 9. Working with coach-athlete relationships: Their quality and maintenance - Daniel J. A. Rhind and Sophia Jowett 10. Developing life skills in athletes - Martin I. Jones 11. Practitioner-client relationships in applied sport psychology practice - David Tod and Mark B. Andersen 12. Reflective practice: Key issues for applied sport psychologists - Brendan Cropley and Sheldon Hanton.
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- Publisher's Summary
- Sport psychologists working with athletes, teams and sports performers are only as effective as their professional techniques and competencies will allow. This is the first book to offer a detailed and critical appraisal of the conceptual foundations of contemporary professional practice in sport psychology. The book presents a series of reviews of the most up-to-date academic and professional literature on professional practice, exploring issues that all psychologists face when working with clients in sport and offers important evidence-based recommendations for best practice. Key topics covered include: models of practice and service delivery counselling and clinical intervention working with teams working with young performers providing life skills training managing career transitions working with special populations enhancing coach-athlete relations. With contributions from leading sport psychology consultants in the UK, the US, Canada, Australia and continental Europe, this is a comprehensive and thought-provoking resource that bridges the gap between research and application. It is vital reading for all advanced students, researchers and professionals working in sport psychology.
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- Publication date
- edited by Sheldon Hanton and Stephen D. Mellalieu.