Sport Psychology: A Student's Handbook

Sport Psychology: A Student's Handbook

Matt Jarvis

This booklet deals a student-friendly creation to the self-discipline of game psychology. all of the key mental matters in activity are explored, and tough questions are raised: are athletes born or made? Does playing recreation have an effect on character? What effect do cultural ideals have on own carrying development? 

Matt Jarvis has considerably revised and extended his unique assurance of the topic from the hugely profitable first version (Sport Psychology (1999) within the Routledge Modular Psychology series). right here he offers a succinct yet complete account of significant concept and examine in activity psychology, while preserving the readable sort and student-centred technique which made the former publication so successful.

Key matters coated include:

  • Personality and activity
  • Attitudes to sport
  • Aggression
  • Social components affecting functionality
  • Arousal and anxiousness
  • Motivation and talent acquisition.

There is an emphasis no longer in simple terms on studying approximately activity psychology, but in addition on constructing serious and artistic considering. additionally, the e-book comprises chapters on accomplishing examine and writing essays in game psychology, in addition to reflective workouts during the textual content.


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