Critical essays in applied sport psychology
- David Gilbourne, editor ; Mark B. Andersen, editor.
- Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2011.
- Physical description
- xxiv, 295 p. ; 27 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Essay 1. A Narrative Perspective: Identity, Well-Being, and Trauma in Professional Sport-- Essay 2. Representing Applied Research Experiences Through Performance-- Essay 3. In Praise of Quantitative Methods: How Numbers Can Change Culture-- Essay 4. Critical Reflections on Doing Reflective Practice and Writing Reflective Texts-- Essay 5. Representing Multilayered Lives: Embracing Context Through the Storied Self-- Essay 6. The Practitioner and Client as Storytellers.
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- Publisher's Summary
- "Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology" is a thought-provoking collection of 16 essays discussing the sport psychology traditions, research models and practices. The editors have brought together a team of internationally recognised sport psychologists with backgrounds in various disciplines to offer insights into sport cultures ranging from youth sport to professional sport. With ideas that will interest those in the applied sport psychology field as well as psychologists, psychotherapists and research psychologists, "Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology" offers an opportunity to reflect on their current or future professional practice.
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- Publication date
- 9780736078856 (hbk.)
- 0736078851 (hbk.)