Psychological Foundations of Sport


Psychological Foundations of Sport



Edited by John M. Silva (former College at Brockport faculty member), and Diane E. Stevens.

"This book offers readers a solid introduction to sports psychology. For coaches, athletes, or anyone with an interest in sports psychology."--from the publisher



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Boston, MA : Allyn & Bacon, c2002.

xviii, 558 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm.


Psychology | Sports Studies


Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education


Located in Drake Library at: GV706.4 .P673 2002

CONTENTS: Pt. 1. The Evolution of the Sport Psychology. 1. The Evolution of Sport Psychology / John M. Silva III -- Pt. 2. Personality and Performance. 2. Psychology of Personality / Stacey M. Rosenfeld. 3. Personality and Sport Performance / Heather Deaner and John M. Silva III -- Pt. 3. Motivation and Sport. 4. Understanding Individual Motivation in Sport / Laura Finch. 5. Applying Motivational Principles to Individual Athletes / Jonathan Metzler -- Pt. 4. Emotion and Sport Performance. 6. Emotion in Sport / Peter R. E. Crocker, Kent C. Kowalski and Thomas R. Graham / [et al.]. 7. Competitive Anxiety and Sport Performance / Sarah Naylor, Damon Burton and Peter R. E. Crocker.