Social Psychology in Sport

Social Psychology in Sport

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The book is designed to allow readers to study issues in isolation or as part of a course or a module. The five main parts are Relationships in Sport, Coach Leadership and Group Dynamics, Motivational Climate, Key Social and Cognitive Processes in Sport, and The Athlete in the Wider Sport Environment. Each chapter is cross-referenced and provides a clear description of the topic and a concise theoretical overview along with a discussion of existing research. The chapters also introduce new research ideas, suggest practical research applications, and conclude with summaries and questions to help instructors engage the class in discussion and to help students follow the key points.q--Publisher's website.Tim Rees, PhD, is a lecturer in sport psychology and statistics at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. ... Ronald E. Smith, PhD, is professor of psychology and director of clinical psychology training at the University of Washington.

Title:Social Psychology in Sport
Author:Sophia Jowett, David Lavallee
Publisher:Human Kinetics - 2007


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