Applied sport psychology: beware the sun, Icarus

Terry, Peter C. (2011) Applied sport psychology: beware the sun, Icarus. In: IAAP Handbook of Applied Psychology. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, pp. 386-410. ISBN 978-1-4051-9331-3

Abstract

Most athletes, especially those at the highest levels of competition, recognize that their performances are influenced by psychological variables. Tiger Woods, Cristiano Ronaldo, Michael Phelps, Maria Sharapova, and Rafael Nadal have all used sport psychology techniques to enhance their own impressive performance levels. Applied sport psychology, however, is not necessarily about developing sporting titans or even about performance at all. It is, in the broadest sense, about using psychological principles, knowledge, strategies, and techniques to address any issue in sport.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 16.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Psychology
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2014 12:52
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2017 03:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: sportsmen; sportswomen; elite athletes; psychology of sport
Fields of Research : 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170114 Sport and Exercise Psychology
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1504 Commercial Services > 150404 Sport and Leisure Management
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200105 Organisational, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970117 Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1002/9781444395150.ch16
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/19166

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