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.He received his PhD in 1996 from Loughborough University, and is currently the Director of Researchfor his institution. Sheldon is the Professional Practice Editorof The Sport Psychologist, on the Advisory Board for the Journalof Sportsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Professional Practice in Sport Psychology|
|Author||:||Sheldon Hanton, Stephen Mellalieu|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2012-03-12|