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By Brian Hemmings, Tim Holder

ISBN-10: 0470725737

ISBN-13: 9780470725733

Taking a refreshingly diversified method of the topic, this new textbook makes use of unique case reviews of mental help paintings with person athletes and teams to demonstrate the underlying conception and tell the reader of leading edge perform within the box. It addresses ‘real international’ matters and is helping the scholar comprehend the issues and demanding situations that the game psychologist faces and is hired to resolve.

The e-book starts by means of exploring using case reports as a certified approach for disseminating utilized wisdom and perform in recreation psychology. the remainder chapters represent the center of the publication: the case stories themselves. every one case examine demonstrates medical rigour in reporting the historical past info, preliminary evaluate, intervention and tracking, evaluate of the intervention, and in addition considers advisor effectiveness via reflective perform. The chapters additionally include summaries and an accompanying set of questions for students.

Written through a group of skilled practitioners this publication exhibits how activity psychology really works in perform. As such it's going to turn out useful to scholars of recreation psychology in either recreation and workout technological know-how and psychology programmes. it is going to even be a very resource for coaches and activities execs present process education in activity psychology.

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These ‘near misses’ led his ranking to drop to 315 in December as he embarked on a three-week physical training and practice block at a training centre in Florida. This block of training served as preparation for a renewed investment in the Challenger circuit between mid-January and March 2007 alongside qualifying rounds for the ATP event in Doha and the Australian Open Grand Slam in early January. I had worked with Shane consistently for seven years, providing on-court and off-court sport psychology education and support throughout his junior years and during his transition to the senior game.

As Shane began the transition onto the senior tour, the foundation skills for self-regulation were already developed and our work focused on consistently refining cognitions and behaviours in response to particular challenging and demanding situations that he had faced (or would face) on the Futures circuit. Combined with his reflective log book of training and matches, observational feedback from myself, ‘working’ discussions, on-court behavioural conditioning practices and bespoke mental preparation CDs, Shane honed his self-regulation skills and began to more efficiently decipher and articulate any areas that needed attention.

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