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Aggression and Anger in Sport and Performance  

Jerzy Kosiewicz

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Dec 2018
Aggressive behaviors and attitudes are investigated first of all from the viewpoint of psychology, sociology, and philosophy. These three disciplines could provide a coherent groundwork ... More

Anxiety and Fear in Sport and Performance  

Shuge Zhang, Tim Woodman, and Ross Roberts

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Dec 2018
Anxiety and fear are unpleasant emotions commonly experienced in sport and performance settings. While fear usually has an apparent cause, the source of anxiety is comparatively vague and ... More

Cognitive–Behavioral Theory in Sport and Performance Psychology  

Faye F. Didymus

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Dec 2018
The cognitive–behavioral model of psychotherapy holds cognition at the core of psychological problems and disorders. The theoretical foundations of this model imply that dysfunctional ... More

Gambling in Sport and Performance Psychology  

Loredana A. Marchica and Jeffrey L. Derevensky

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Dec 2018
With the gambling market continuously shifting and evolving, one form of gambling has uninterruptedly remained a staple in most cultures. Sports wagering has been and remains one of the ... More

Goal Setting in Sport and Performance  

Laura Healy, Alison Tincknell-Smith, and Nikos Ntoumanis

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Dec 2018
Within sporting contexts, goal setting is a commonly used technique that can lead to enhanced performance. Recommendations for goal setting have been widely embraced in sport and ... More

Psychological Resilience and Adversarial Growth in Sport and Performance  

David Fletcher

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Dec 2018
The ability to withstand or adapt to environmental demands is an inherent aspect of performance sport. At the highest level of competition, phenomenal levels of psychological resilience ... More

Psychological Skills Training and the Impact on Military Performance Readiness  

Scott Barnicle

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Dec 2018
With the demands of the United States Military constantly evolving, it is necessary to think outside of the common battlefield to find a competitive advantage. Aside from tactical and ... More

Religion and Spirituality in Sport  

Ivo Jirásek

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Dec 2018
Religion, spirituality, and sport is an increasingly popular discipline in the sport psychology framework, often based on one’s own faith and religious beliefs. The spiritual dimension of ... More

Theoretical Approaches to Physical Activity Promotion  

Nikos Ntoumanis, Cecile Thørgersen-Ntoumani, Eleanor Quested, and Nikos Chatzisarantis

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Dec 2018
Compelling evidence worldwide suggests that the number of physically inactive individuals is high, and it is increasing. Given that lack of physical activity has been linked to a number of ... More

Use of Wearable Activity Trackers for Physical Activity Promotion  

Nicola D. Ridgers and Samuel K. Lai

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Dec 2018
Commercially available wearable activity trackers are small, non-invasive electronic devices that are worn on the body for the purposes of monitoring a range of outcomes including steps, ... More

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