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Routledge International Handbook Of Sport Psychology

Author : Robert J. Schinke
ISBN : 9781317692324
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Contemporary sport psychology is a rapidly developing and theoretically rich discipline, and a sophisticated and challenging profession. The Routledge International Handbook of Sport Psychology offers a comprehensive and authoritative guide to contemporary sport psychology in all its aspects. Written by a team of world-leading researchers and practitioners from five continents, including both established scholars and the best emerging talents, the book traces the contours of the discipline of sport psychology, introducing fundamental theory, discussing key issues in applied practice, and exploring the most important themes, topics and debates across the sport psychology curriculum. Uniquely, the book presents comparative studies of the history and contemporary practice of sport psychology in ten countries, including the US, UK, China, Japan, Brazil, Russia and Israel, helping the reader to understand the cultural and contextual factors that shape international practice in sport psychology. As well as covering in depth the core pillars of sport psychology, from motivation and cognition to group dynamics, the book also includes a full section on cultural sport psychology, a vital but under-explored sub-discipline that is having a profound influence on contemporary theory and practice. With 56 chapters and unparalleled range, depth and currency, the Routledge Handbook of International Sport Psychology is an essential addition to any library with a serious holding in sport psychology.

The Oxford Handbook Of Sports Economics Volume 1

Author : Leo H. Kahane
ISBN : 9780195387773
Genre : Business & Economics
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Shmanske and Kahane have organized over 50 essays from prominent Sports Economists into two volumes around two related themes. This second volume explains how sports helps economics via quality data used to test a variety of economic theories.

Basketball Fundamentals

Author : Jay Mikes
ISBN : 9781483557618
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In Basketball FundaMENTALs: A Complete Mental Training Guide, author, Jay Mikes, introduces you to the mental fundamentals of basketball by focusing on the Three Cs of Peak Performance—Concentration, Confidence and Composure. By combining the expertise and wisdom of top coaches, star athletes, psychologists, and educators, Basketball FundaMENTALs is designed to meet the following objectives: 1. To develop your power of concentration on the court. Learn the proper focus of attention for each phase of the game—shooting, ball handling, defense, and rebounding. You will also learn to use your power of concentration in practice to develop your physical and mental skills. 2. To teach you how to relax and maintain your composure on the court. Develop habits that will help you overcome pressure, play at optimum intensity, and let your body and mind work in harmony. 3. To help you to develop the essential quality of true confidence enabling you to become a clutch performer. Learn to control your mind and body when the game is on the line. FOREWORD by Hall of Fame Coach RAY MEYER FIRST QUARTER: MENTAL FUNDAMENTALS Chapter 1: The Mental Revolution Chapter 2: The Three Cs of Peak Performance Chapter 3: Skill and Body Awareness Chapter 4: Developing the Master Sense SECOND QUARTER: FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS Chapter 5: Shooting Fundamentals Chapter 6: Shooting Slumps Chapter 7: Free Throw Fundamentals Chapter 8: Ball-Handling Fundamentals Chapter 9: Defensive Fundamentals Chapter 10: Rebounding Fundamentals Chapter 11: Intensity Chapter 12: Quickness HALFTIME Chapter 13: The Mind in Athletics and Strength Training THIRD QUARTER: MENTAL PRACTICE Chapter 14: Suggestology and Mental Rehearsal: Easy-Chair Drills Chapter 15: Mind Games FOURTH QUARTER: GAME FUNDAMENTALS Chapter 16: Pressure and the Emotional Elements of Sports Chapter 17: Coping with Competition: The ABCs Chapter 18: Pregame Programming and Postgame Analysis Chapter 19: Momentum Chapter 20: When the Game is on the Line OVERTIME Chapter 21: Basketballology 101 Chapter 22: The Moral Elements Chapter 23: Most Valuable Player Chapter 24: Inner Horizons Basketball FundaMENTALs was first published in hard cover format in 1987 and then published as a paperback in 1991. It has been translated into German and Japanese and has been endorsed by several NCAA and NBA champion coaches including: DEAN SMITH, North Carolina, NCAA Champions 1982 & 1993 JIM VALVANO, North Carolina State, NCAA Champions 1983 DENNY CRUM, Louisville, NCAA Champions 1980 & 1986 LARRY BROWN, Kansas, NCAA Champions 1988, Detroit Pistons, NBA Champs 2004 JACK RAMSEY, Portland Trailblazers, NBA Champions 1977 MORGAN WOOTEN, DeMatha Catholic High School

Doing Sport Psychology

Author : Mark B. Andersen
ISBN : 0736000860
Genre : Education
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Mark B. Andersen examines authentic examples of sport psychologists at work to teach readers how to use their knowledge of sport psychology in an effective and efficient manner.

New Approaches To Exercise And Sport Psychology

Author : Reinhard Stelter
ISBN : 8789361962
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Psychology Of Sport Training

Author : Boris Blumenstein
ISBN : 9781841262024
Genre : Psychology
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This volume embodies the cumulative results of extensive scientific study and applied work by some of the world's leading experts in the theory and methodology of sport training, and sport/exercise psychology.

Down Home

Author : Leonard Rogoff
ISBN : 9780807895993
Genre : History
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A sweeping chronicle of Jewish life in the Tar Heel State from colonial times to the present, this beautifully illustrated volume incorporates oral histories, original historical documents, and profiles of fascinating individuals. The first comprehensive social history of its kind, Down Home demonstrates that the story of North Carolina Jews is attuned to the national story of immigrant acculturation but has a southern twist. Keeping in mind the larger southern, American, and Jewish contexts, Leonard Rogoff considers how the North Carolina Jewish experience differs from that of Jews in other southern states. He explores how Jews very often settled in North Carolina's small towns, rather than in its large cities, and he documents the reach and vitality of Jewish North Carolinians' participation in building the New South and the Sunbelt. Many North Carolina Jews were among those at the forefront of a changing South, Rogoff argues, and their experiences challenge stereotypes of a society that was agrarian and Protestant. More than 125 historic and contemporary photographs complement Rogoff's engaging epic, providing a visual panorama of Jewish social, cultural, economic, and religious life in North Carolina. This volume is a treasure to share and to keep. Published in association with the Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina, Down Home is part of a larger documentary project of the same name that will include a film and a traveling museum exhibition, to be launched in June 2010.

Case Studies In Applied Psychophysiology

Author : W. Alex Edmonds
ISBN : 9780470971734
Genre : Psychology
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A thorough, readable primer for the practitioner and student, detailing case studies on the art and science of biofeedback and neurofeedback in practice. Includes case-study examples focusing directly on improving human performance in non-clinical populations utilizing biofeedback and neurofeedback techniques Links theory and practice for scholars and practitioners in the field Acknowledges both the art and science of utilizing these tools for performance-related gains in sports and artistic fields, presenting unique case studies detailing the variety of procedures used Offers comprehensive coverage of key topics and procedures in an emerging field

The Occupation Of Iraq

Author : Ali A. Allawi
ISBN : 0300135378
Genre : History
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Involved for over thirty years in the politics of Iraq, Ali A. Allawi was a long-time opposition leader against the Baathist regime. In the post-Saddam years he has held important government positions and participated in crucial national decisions and events. In this book, the former Minister of Defense and Finance draws on his unique personal experience, extensive relationships with members of the main political groups and parties in Iraq, and deep understanding of the history and society of his country to answer the baffling questions that persist about its current crises. What really led the United States to invade Iraq, and why have events failed to unfold as planned? The Occupation of Iraq examines what the United States did and didn't know at the time of the invasion, the reasons for the confused and contradictory policies that were enacted, and the emergence of the Iraqi political class during the difficult transition process. The book tracks the growth of the insurgency and illuminates the complex relationships among Sunnis, Shias, and Kurds. Bringing the discussion forward to the reconfiguration of political forces in 2006, Allawi provides in these pages the clearest view to date of the modern history of Iraq and the invasion that changed its course in unpredicted ways.

New York Year By Year

Author : Jeffrey A. Kroessler
ISBN : 9780814747506
Genre : History
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Presents a chronological record of New York City's cultural, social, political, and economic events from 1524 to 2001, with illustrations of major places, events, and people.

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