To be the best, read the best! "Inside Sport Psychology" demonstrates how to apply psychology in a range of sport settings by offering an accessible and evidence-based approach by top psychologists in the UK and Australia. Explaining what works and what doesn't, it is an ideal resource for athletes and coaches wishing to incorporate sport psychology into training and competition. Presented in a user-friendly format, the guide covers key aspects of sport psychology, including the most effective methods for enhancing performance and preparing mentally for important competitions.
Costas is a reader in sport psychology and deputy head (research) at Brunel University. He is a double-accredited sport psychologist with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences and a Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist with the British Psychological Society. Peter is a professor of psychology, a registered psychologist and former head of the department of psychology at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia.
Chapter 1. Sport Psychology Applications; Chapter 2. The Secrets of Motivation; Chapter 3. Boosting Self-confidence; Chapter 4. Anxiety: Friend or Foe?; Chapter 5. Mood and Emotions; Chapter 6. Master of Concentration; Chapter 7. Visualization and Self-Hypnosis; Chapter 8. The Power of Sound.