Professional Practice in Sport Psychology: A review by Sheldon Hanton, Stephen Mellalieu

By Sheldon Hanton, Stephen Mellalieu

Sport psychologists operating with athletes, groups and activities performers are just as powerful as their specialist strategies and advantage will let. this can be the 1st e-book to supply an in depth and important appraisal of the conceptual foundations of up to date expert perform in game psychology. The e-book offers a sequence of stories of the main up to date educational literature on specialist perform, exploring matters that every one psychologists face whilst operating with consumers in game and provides vital evidence-based strategies for most sensible perform. Key themes lined include:

  • models of perform and repair delivery
  • counselling and medical intervention
  • working with teams
  • working with younger performers
  • providing existence abilities training
  • managing occupation transitions
  • working with designated populations
  • enhancing coach-athlete relations.

With contributions from top game psychology specialists within the united kingdom, the USA, Canada, Australia and continental Europe, this can be a complete and thought-provoking source that bridges the space among study and alertness. it will be important studying for all complicated scholars, researchers and pros operating in recreation psychology.

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Holt peers, coaches, and parents, or exÂ�periÂ�ence anxiety. Such situÂ�ations clearly challenge youth deÂ�velopment. Sport psychology consultants can play imÂ�portÂ�ant roles in helping young athletes to thrive in youth sport. Consult­ ants can help further enhance youth athletes’ posÂ�itÂ�ive exÂ�periÂ�ences and help them to deal with any challenges they may face. Indeed, helping young ath­ letes overcome challenges can provide valuÂ�able growth exÂ�periÂ�ences that promote youth development.

Weiss, M. R. (1995). Children in sport: An educational model. In S. M. ), Sport psychology interÂ�venÂ�tions (pp. 39–69). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. 2 Working with young athletes Camilla J. Knight and Nicholas L. Holt Author note Both authors made an equal conÂ�triÂ�buÂ�tion to this chapter. Abstract The aim of this chapter is to provide a resource for sport psychology con­ sultants interÂ�ested in working with young athletes. Barriers to and oppor­ tunÂ�ities for providing sport psychology serÂ�vices to young athletes are presented.

Creative concentration. In R. A. Vernacchia, R. T. McGuire, and D. L. ” (pp. 72–80). Portola Valley, CA: Warde. Danish, S. , Petitpas, A. , and Hale, B. D. (1992). A developmental-Â�educational interÂ�venÂ�tion model of sport psychology. The Sport Psychologist, 6, 403–415. Danish, S. , Petitpas, A. , and Hale, B. D. (1995). Psychological interÂ�venÂ�tions: A life deÂ�velopment model. In S. M. ), Sport psychology interÂ�venÂ�tions (pp. 19–38). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Danish, S. , Fazio, R.

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