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Wonderful World of Sport and Exercise Psychology: California State University, Bakersfield, The

Wonderful World of Sport and Exercise Psychology: California State University, Bakersfield, The

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    This custom ebook includes chapters from Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition, and Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (KINE 3020) at California State University at Bakersfield.

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    Custom ebook for students taking the course Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (KINE 3020) at California State University at Bakersfield.

    Table of Contents

    Welcome to Sport and Exercise Psychology
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Research Approaches in the Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity Field
    Martin S. Hagger and Brett Smith
    From Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition

    Personality and Sport
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Self-Perception in Sport and Exercise
    Catherine M. Sabiston, Jenna D. Gilchrist, and Jennifer Brunet
    From Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition

    Self-Presentation Concerns in Physical Activity and Sport
    Jennifer Brunet and Catherine M. Sabiston
    From Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition

    Perfectionism in Competitive Sport
    Howard K. Hall
    From Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition

    Motivation
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Feedback, Reinforcement, and Intrinsic Motivation
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Children and Sport Psychology
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Group and Team Dynamics
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Group Cohesion
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Introduction to Psychological Skills Training
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Arousal Regulation
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Self-Confidence
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Goal Setting
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Exercise and Psychological Well-Being
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Physical Activity and Cognition
    Jennifer L. Etnier and Yu-Kai Chang
    From Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition

    Public Health Perspectives on Motivation and Behavior Change in Physical Activity
    Stuart J.H. Biddle and Ineke Vergeer
    From Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition

    Exercise Behavior and Adherence
    From Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sixth Edition

    Author

    Robert S. Weinberg, PhD, is a professor in kinesiology and health at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Weinberg has more than 30 years of experience in both the scholarly and applied aspects of sport psychology. He has written numerous research articles, including more than 150 refereed articles in scholarly journals, as well as books, book chapters, and applied articles for coaches, athletes, and exercisers.

    Weinberg was voted one of the top 10 sport psychologists in North America by his peers. He is past president of the North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) and of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). He is also a certified AASP consultant, where he consults with athletes of all sports and ages.

    Weinberg was named a Distinguished Scholar in Sport Psychology at Miami University in 2005. In addition, he was the editor of the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology and voted outstanding faculty member in the School of Education and Allied Professions at Miami University in 1998. In his leisure time, he enjoys playing tennis, traveling, and gardening.

    Daniel Gould, PhD, is the director for the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports and a professor in the department of kinesiology at Michigan State University. He has taught sport psychology for more than 35 years. An active researcher, Gould was the founding coeditor of The Sport Psychologist and has published more than 200 articles on sport psychology. He is best known for conducting applied research that links research and practice.

    Gould was voted one of the top 10 sport psychology specialists in North America and is internationally known, having presented his work in more than 30 countries. When on the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, he received the university’s coveted Alumni-Teaching Excellence Award, an all-campus teaching honor. He is an Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) certified consultant and member of the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry.

    Gould is the former president of AASP and SHAPE America’s Sport Psychology Academy. In addition to teaching sport psychology, he is extensively involved in coaching education, from youth sports to Olympic competition. He also serves as mental skills training consultant for professional, Olympic, and world-class athletes, and in recent years he has served as an executive coach for business leaders interested in enhancing their organizations’ performance.

    He lives in Okemos, Michigan, with his wife, Deb. He is a proud father of two sons, Kevin and Brian. In his leisure time, he enjoys swimming, doing fitness activities, and spending time with his family.

    Thelma S. Horn, PhD, is a professor and member of the graduate faculty at Miami University of Ohio. Horn is an editorial board member of several journals in the sport and exercise psychology and general psychology fields. She is a former editor and associate editor of the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology and was an associate editor for the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology.

    Horn received her PhD in psychology of sport and physical activity from Michigan State University. She earned a master of arts degree in coaching behavior from Western Michigan University at Kalamazoo and a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

    Besides being editor of the previous three editions of Advances in Sport Psychology, Horn has published many articles on topics within the psychology of sport and physical activity field. In 1999, she was co-winner of the research writing award from Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Horn also was recently inducted as a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology. In her free time, Horn enjoys reading, writing, running, and spending time with family and friends.

    Alan L. Smith, PhD, is a professor and the chairperson of the department of kinesiology at Michigan State University. Smith has served as associate editor of the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology and on the editorial boards of Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Child Development; International Journal of Sport Psychology; Journal of Applied Sport Psychology; Kinesiology Review; and Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology. Smith is a fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology (USA) and is a past president of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.

    Smith received his PhD in exercise and movement science from the University of Oregon. He earned a master of science degree in exercise and sport science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from the University of Rochester (New York).

    Smith’s research addresses the link between young people’s sport and physical activity involvement and their psychological and social functioning. He is widely known for his research on peer relationships in the physical activity domain and the motivational implications of these relationships for children and adolescents. His work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and the U.S. Department of Education as well as other agencies. In his free time, Smith enjoys running and spending time with his family.