Applied Sport Psychology : Personal Growth To Peak Performance

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ISBN 9781260575569
Author

Williams J & Krane V

Publisher

Edition

8th

Binding

Paperback

Weight 0.887 kg
Dimensions 2.3 × 18.5 × 23.1 cm

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Applied Sport Psychology, Eighth Edition, presents to the reader sport psychological theories, strategies, and techniques used by coaches and sport psychologists to cultivate peak performance and personal growth. Williams and Krane bridge the gap between research and practice by using examples, exercises, case studies, and anecdotes-helping students to think more critically and to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. This Eighth Edition includes a new chapter on mindfulness in sport and updates that reflect the latest statistics and research from the field.

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About the author
Jean M. Williams is a professor emeritus at the University of Arizona. She taught courses in stress and coping of excellence. She consulted with intercollegiate athletes and coaches and with top amateur and professional athletes. Earlier in her career she coached nationally ranked fencing teams. Williams has published nine books (seven are edited texts) and more than 100 research articles and book chapters. She is a past president, fellow, and certified consultant in the Association of Applied Sport Psychology and a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology. Vikki Krane is a professor of teaching excellence in the School of Human Movement, Sport, and Leisure Studies at Bowling Green State University. Kranes scholarship focuses on gender and sexuality in sport. She has published over 100 book chapters and journal articles and is editor of the book Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Sport: Queer Inquiries. Krane has been the editor of The Sport Psychologist and the Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. Krane has consulted with a variety of athletes, including at the high school, rising elite adolescent, and college levels.

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