Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Author: Robert S. Weinberg
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492584742
Release Date: 2018-11-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition With Web Study Guide, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise. The internationally respected authors have incorporated feedback from teachers and students to create a text that builds on previous editions, making the material accessible to readers. In-depth learning aids have been refreshed, including chapter objectives and summaries, sidebars, key terms, key points, anecdotes, and discussion questions to help students think more critically about applying the material. Other updates to the sixth edition include the following: • More than 40 new video clips integrated into the web study guide to better demonstrate the core concepts addressed in the book • Additional emphasis on hot topics, including mindfulness, cultural diversity, ethics and professional issues, and transitions in sport • New ancillaries to help instructors teach their courses, including an image bank, chapter quizzes, and more than 122 instructor videos • Updated references, including more contemporary sources The text provides students with a unique learning experience—taking them on a journey through the origins and goals, key concepts, research development, and career options available in the field—in seven parts that may be studied in any sequence. Following an introduction to the field, the text then shifts focus to personal factors that affect performance and psychological development in sport, physical education, and exercise settings. Situational factors that influence behavior, group interaction and processes, and the use of psychological techniques to help people perform more effectively are covered, as well as the roles psychological factors play in health and exercise. The final section deals with topics of psychological development and well-being that are important to both society and sport and exercise psychology, including children’s psychological development through sport participation, aggression in sport, and moral development and good sporting behavior in sport and physical activity contexts. The updated web study guide serves as an important learning tool to support the educational journey. With more than 100 engaging activities, it works directly with the text in guiding students to complete the related activities for each chapter and apply knowledge gained from the text. The study guide activities require students to do the following: • Use actual sport and exercise psychology instruments to assess their skills. • Determine how to respond to real-life scenarios (with short answers or essays). • Review research studies and experiments. • Search the Internet for relevant information. • Apply and test their understanding of principles and concepts of sport and exercise psychology. Many of the study guide activities offer compelling audio and video clips that provide an interactive look at how sport psychology consultants communicate with athletes and coaches to improve athletic experiences. These clips feature esteemed experts from the field discussing course concepts that they have studied and refined during their professional careers. To further emphasize practical application, portfolio activities can be integrated through a full semester, turning course units into a unified whole that builds upon itself for greater understanding of the field. To aid instructors, instructor ancillaries have been updated and expanded. The instructor guide, test package, and presentation package are now supplemented with an image bank, gradable chapter quizzes, and instructor videos, all available at www.HumanKinetics.com/FoundationsOfSportAndExercisePsychology. The updated sixth edition of Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology continues to ensure that students are well equipped to enter the field of sport psychology and are prepared for the challenges they may encounter as well as the possibilities. This text offers an enhanced and varied learning package to assist students in understanding the sport psychology field.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition

Author: Weinberg, Robert S.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492502005
Release Date: 2014-10-17
Genre: Education

As the leading text in sport and exercise psychology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition, provides a thorough introduction to key concepts in the field. This text offers both students and new practitioners a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, drawing connections between research and practice and capturing the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Author: Robert Stephen Weinberg
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736083232
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Health & Fitness

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology,Fifth Edition, provides students and new practitioners with a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology, bridges the gap between research and practice, conveys principles of professional practice, and captures the excitement of the world of sport and exercise.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 7E

Author: Weinberg, Robert S.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492561149
Release Date: 2018-11-16
Genre: Education

This text provides a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology with the latest research on grit, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, cultural diversity, substance abuse, exercise adherence, ethics, professional issues, and transitions in sport.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 7th Edition with Web Study Guide Paper

Author: Robert Weinberg
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 1492572357
Release Date: 2018-11-16
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This text provides a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology with the latest research on grit, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, cultural diversity, substance abuse, exercise adherence, ethics, professional issues, and transitions in sport.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology Presentation Package 4th Edition

Author: Kinetics Human
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 0736064664
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Education

The presentation package for "Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition, " includes a comprehensive series of PowerPoint slides featuring graphics directly from the text. More than 900 slides--organized by chapter so that instructors can easily choose the ones they need for their lectures--include the critical images that instructors can use for class discussion and illustration. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly with PowerPoint to print transparencies and slides or to make copies for distribution to students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides as well as search for images based on key words. The presentation package is free to course adopters and available online at www.HumanKinetics.com/FoundationsofSportandExercisePsychology. For use outside of a college or university course, the presentation package is available for purchase on CD-ROM for Windows or Macintosh. Click the "Add to Cart" button at the top of this page and proceed through checkout. "Minimum system requirements" Microsoft(R) Windows(R) -IBM PC compatible with Pentium(R) processor -Windows(R) 95/98/2000/ME/XP (2000 or XP recommended) -16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended) -At least 28 MB hard drive space recommended for installation -Microsoft(R) PowerPoint(R) Viewer 97 (included) -4x CD-ROM drive -High color display setting (true color recommended) -MouseMacintosh(R) -Power Mac(R) required -System 9.x/10.x -16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended) -At least 28 MB hard drive space recommended for installation -Microsoft(R) PowerPoint(R) Viewer 98 (included) -4x CD-ROM drive (or faster) -High color display setting (true color recommended) -Mouse

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Author: Daniel Gould
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 073600159X
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This study guide is based on Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology and contains active learning exercises to help students experience, understand and apply the concepts presented in each chapter. It includes sample test questions for each chapter and lists a variety of websites.

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781478400875
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Author: Aidan Moran
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134704095
Release Date: 2004-08-02
Genre: Psychology

Aidan Moran provides the first textbook to combine an explanation of the theoretical foundations of sport and exercise psychology with critical reviews of contemporary research, and practical suggestions for relevant independent research projects.

Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Author: Alan S. Kornspan
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736074476
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This text provides an introductory look at the opportunities and goals in the field of sport and exercise psychology.

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Author: Aidan P. Moran
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415168082
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Psychology

Sport and exercise psychology is a rapidly expanding field both academically and professionally. Aidan Moran provides the first textbook to combine an explanation of the theoretical foundations of sport and exercise psychology with critical reviews of contemporary research and practical suggestions for relevant independent research projects. Arranged in four complementary parts, the book moves from a general discussion of the nature and role of sport psychology to explorations of individual, group and health factors affecting performance. Designed to encourage students to apply their psychological knowledge and critical thinking abilities, each chapter features a summary and boxed highlights containing questions to help students gain maximum understanding of the material.