Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts by Ellis Cashmore

By Ellis Cashmore

Now together with workout psychology phrases for the 1st time in its second variation, Sport and workout Psychology: the most important Concepts deals a hugely obtainable creation to this interesting topic, its relevant theories and cutting-edge learn. Over three hundred alphabetically-ordered entries hide such various phrases as:

  • adherence
  • aggression
  • emotion
  • exercise dependence
  • home virtue
  • kinesiphobia
  • left-handedness
  • motivation
  • retirement
  • self-confidence.

Cross-referenced, with feedback for extra examining and an entire index, this most recent key consultant includes worthy suggestion at the psychology of game and workout. A entire A-Z advisor to a fast-moving box of inquiry, this booklet is an important source for students, coaches, running shoes, reporters, rivals, exercisers; actually someone linked to recreation and workout.

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S. (2004). Sudden death risk in older athletes: Increasing the denominator. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 38, 671–2. See also: ABILITY; AEROBIC/ANAEROBIC; AUTOMATICITY; COGNITION; COMEBACK; CONTEXT; CULTURE; DECISION-MAKING; EXECUTIVE CONTROL; EXERCISE BEHAVIOR; FITNESS; INJURY; LIFE COURSE; MEMORY; MIMESIS; REACTION TIME; REHABILITATION; SELFEFFICACY; SKILL; SKILL EXECUTION ALCOHOLISM Alcoholism refers to both the DEPENDENCE on the consumption of alcoholic drink and the compulsive behavior resulting from this.

The concept of psychological androgyny indicated that humans could possess proportions of both types of characteristics traditionally associated with one sex or the other and SEX TYPING was meaningless. Later research on female athletes built on the BSRI conclusions, further undermining the notion that females have particular types of personalities and dispositions, which did not equip them for competitive sports. Further reading Bem, S. L. (1974). The measurement of psychological androgyny. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 42, 155–62.

Html. Read, Jennifer P. and Brown, Richard A. (2003). The role of physical exercise in alcoholism treatment and recovery. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 34, 49–56. , Schwartz, S. , and Serganan, P. (1983). ‘‘Aerobic fitness level and reactivity to psychosocial stress: Physiological, biochemical, and subjective measures. Psychosomatic Medicine, 45, 205–17. See also: AEROBIC/ANAEROBIC; DEPENDENCE; DEVIANCE; EXERCISE BEHAVIOR; GAM- BLING; MOOD; OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE; REHABILITATION; RETIREMENT; STRESS; THERAPY; TRANSTHEORETICAL MODEL; TYPE A; YOGA ANDROGYNY From the Greek androgunos, a combination of andros, for man and gune, woman, androgyny is the condition of having certain male and female attributes.

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