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Sports psychology is the scientific study of people and their behaviours in sport contexts and the practical application of that knowledge.
Selected Full-Text Journal Titles
- Behavior modification (0145-4455)
- British journal of sports medicine (0306-3674)
- International journal of sport and exercise psychology (1612-197X)
- Women in sport & physical activity journal (1063-6161)
Psychology Resources on the Web
Selected Books in Print and Online
Advances in sport psychology
Call Number: GV706.4 .A38 2002
Provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of the major trends in sport psychology. With four new chapters on self-perceptions, moral reasoning levels, athletic injury, and flow and peak performance, the text is much more than an overview of other resources. It is an in-depth compilation that assists students and professionals in thoroughly comprehending the current research in sport psychology.
Handbook of sports psychology
Call Number: GV706.4 .H3713 2009
Sport psychologists have two objectives in mind: (a) to understand how psychological factors affect an individual's physical performance and (b) to understand how participation in sport and exercise affects a person's psychological development, health and well-being. This important book gathers the latest research from around the globe in the study of this dynamic field.
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