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 attention-grabbing topic, its significant theories and state of the art examine. Over three hundred alphabetically-ordered entries conceal such assorted phrases as:

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

Cross-referenced, with feedback for extra interpreting and a whole index, this newest key consultant includes worthy recommendation at the psychology of recreation and workout. A complete A-Z consultant to a fast-moving box of inquiry, this ebook is a vital source for students, coaches, running shoes, reporters, opponents, exercisers; actually someone linked to activity and workout.

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Further reading Husman, B. F. and Silva, J. M. (1984). Aggression in sport: definitional and theoretical considerations. In J. M. Silva and R. S. ), Psychological Foundations of Sport (pp. 246–60). : Human Kinetics. Kirker, Barry, Tenenbaum, Gershon, and Mattson, Jan (2000). An investigation of the dynamics of aggression: direct observations in ice hockey and basketball. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 71, 373–87. Sheldon, Jane P. and Aimar, Christine M. (2001). The role aggression plays in successful and unsuccessful ice hockey behaviors.

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.

Menstrual dysfunction, such as amenorrhoea (abnormal absence of menstruation) and oligomenorrhoea (few and irregular periods), frequently result from anorexia. In endurance events, excess weight is generally believed to impair performance. Athletes reduce body fat to increase strength, speed, and endurance, though they risk bone mineral deficiencies, dehydration, and a decrease in maximum oxygen uptake (VO2max). While it is not a recognized medical term, ‘‘orthorexia nervosa’’ was used by Stephen Bratman and David Knight to describe the obsession with fastidiously healthy eating.

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