Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts

Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts

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Now including exercise psychology terms for the first time in its second edition, Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers a highly accessible introduction to this fascinating subject, its central theories and state-of-the-art research. Over 300 alphabetically-ordered entries cover such diverse terms as: adherence aggression emotion exercise dependence home advantage kinesiphobia left-handedness motivation retirement self-confidence. Cross-referenced, with suggestions for further reading and a full index, this latest key guide contains invaluable advice on the psychology of sport and exercise. A comprehensive A-Z guide to a fast-moving field of inquiry, this book is an essential resource for scholars, coaches, trainers, journalists, competitors, exercisers; in fact anyone associated with sport and exercise.Or would they try to avoid failure, dodge challenges, preferring to compete against easy opponents, dislike being ... from 0 (no chance) to 1 (certainty) and builds in an incentive value (the lower the chance of success, the greater the incentive).

Title:Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts
Author:Ellis Cashmore, Professor of Culture Media and Sport Ellis Cashmore
Publisher:Routledge - 2008-06-03


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