The Organizational Psychology of Sport

This ground-breaking book is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of how organizational psychology can be used to understand and improve performance in elite sport.

The Organizational Psychology of Sport

The Organizational Psychology of Sport

This ground-breaking book is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of how organizational psychology can be used to understand and improve performance in elite sport. Using recent theoretical advances from this burgeoning area of research, each chapter offers key conceptual issues and practical insights across a range of topics. The book is structured into four constituent parts, Attitudes and emotions in sports organizations Stress and well-being in sports organizations Behaviors in sports organizations Environments in sports organizations Covering key areas such as attitudes to employment, conflict and change management, leadership, and relationships with the mass media, the book shines a spotlight on how organizational issues play a fundamental role in the experience of individuals and teams. In an era of ever-increasing professionalism in sport, the book provides an invaluable new perspective on performance at the elite level. Including contributions from an international range of academics and practitioners, it will be essential reading for any student or practitioners within sport and exercise psychology.

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The Organizational Psychology of Sport
Language: un
Pages: 276
Authors: Christopher R. D. Wagstaff
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-14 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This ground-breaking book is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of how organizational psychology can be used to understand and improve performance in elite sport. Using recent theoretical advances from this burgeoning area of research, each chapter offers key conceptual issues and practical insights across a range of topics.
The New Psychology of Sport and Exercise
Language: un
Pages: 568
Authors: S. Alexander Haslam, Katrien Fransen, Filip Boen
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-10 - Publisher:

′The Roger Federer, the Tiger Woods, the Usain Bolt of all books about the psychology of sport, packed with insight and wisdom' - Brian Viner, Sports writer and author of Pelé, Ali, Lillee, and Me The first textbook to explain how social groups and social identity affect sports and exercise.In
Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology
Language: un
Pages: 306
Authors: Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology brings together leading international researchers to showcase some of the most important emerging topics in contemporary sport psychology. Each chapter offers a comprehensive review of current knowledge and research on a cutting-edge theme, followed by in-depth discussion of conceptual and methodological issues, and then outlines
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Language: un
Pages: 179
Authors: Alan S. Kornspan
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Human Kinetics

This text provides an introductory look at the opportunities and goals in the field of sport and exercise psychology.
Contemporary Psychology of Sport
Language: en
Pages: 878
Authors: Gerald S. Kenyon, Tom M. Grogg
Categories: Physical education and training
Type: BOOK - Published: 1970 - Publisher: Athletic Institute

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