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Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise-4th Edition

Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise-4th Edition

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    Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise, Fourth Edition, reflects the latest developments in the field of sport and exercise psychology and presents various applications in a range of physical activity settings. The text emphasizes practical theory, which allows students pursuing careers in teaching, coaching, consulting, exercise instruction and leadership, sports medicine, rehabilitation, and athletic training environments to enhance physical activity experiences for all based on the best available knowledge. With emphasis on practical application, readers can incorporate sport and exercise psychology into both their professional and personal experiences.

    Authors Diane L. Gill, Lavon Williams, and Erin J. Reifsteck highlight key theoretical work and research to provide guidelines for using sport and exercise psychology in professional practice and personal physical activities.

    The fourth edition of Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise includes reorganized, revised content and relevant, up-to-date research to emphasize the areas of change and growth in the field in recent years. Specific updates to this edition include the following:

    • Part IV on emotion is now expanded to include two in-depth chapters—one focusing on emotion and performance and one on physical activity and mental health—as well as a third chapter on stress management

    • Part III on the popular topic of motivation is reorganized to emphasize contemporary research and connections to professional practice.

    • The chapter on aggression and social development now includes more current research on prosocial and antisocial behavior as well as an expanded section on positive youth development.

    • In-class and out-of-class lab activities replace case studies to provide scenario-based, experiential activities for a more applied learning experience.

    • Updated end-of-chapter summaries, review questions, and recommended readings reinforce key concepts and encourage further study.

    • Application Point sidebars have been updated to cover a wide variety of professions in order to connect the content with real-world application.

    • A newly added image bank helps instructors prepare class lectures.

    Content is organized into five parts representing major topics that are found in sport and exercise psychology curriculums. Part I provides an orientation, with chapters covering the scope, historical development, and current approaches to sport and exercise psychology. Part II focuses on the individual, with chapters on personality, attention and cognitive skills, and self-perceptions. Part III covers the broad topic of motivation, addressing the why question of physical activity behavior. Part IV looks at emotion, including the relationship between physical activity and emotion as well as stress management. Part V considers social processes in chapters on social influence, social development, and group dynamics, as well as cultural diversity.

    With more in-depth coverage than introductory-level texts, Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise, Fourth Edition, brings sport and exercise psychology to life for students as they prepare for their professional lives. Emphasis is placed on sport and exercise psychology concepts as they apply to three key areas off kinesiology professions: physical education teaching, coaching, and consulting; exercise instruction and fitness leadership; and sports medicine, rehabilitation, and athletic training. By focusing on these professional settings, readers will understand how psychology concepts are integral to real-world situations outside of the classroom.

    Audience

    A text for upper-undergraduate and graduate courses in sport and exercise psychology as well as those studying in kinesiology-related fields. A reference for professionals and researchers in these fields.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. Overview of Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Chapter 1. Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Kinesiology: A Multidisciplinary, Applied Field

    Sport and Exercise Psychology as a Subdiscipline

    Complexity of Sport and Exercise Behavior

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 2. History of Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Early Roots: 1890 to 1920

    Early Sport Psychology Labs: 1920 to 1940

    Isolated Sport and Exercise Psychology Studies: 1940 to 1965

    Emergence of Sport and Exercise Psychology as a Subdiscipline: 1965 to 1975

    Development of the Subdiscipline: 1975 to 1999

    Sport and Exercise Psychology Today: 2000 to Present

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 3. Understanding and Using Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Paradigms and Sources of Knowledge

    Research Into Practice

    Using Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Putting It Into Practice

    Part II. The Person in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Chapter 4. Personality

    Personality Defined

    Early Theories and Current Biological Perspectives

    Psychology Models of Personality

    Personality Measures

    Personality Research in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Relevant Personality Characteristics and Sport-Specific Psychological Skills

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 5. Attention and Cognitive Skills

    Attention Models and Perspectives

    Research on Attentional Processes

    Attention and Expertise

    Attentional Control Strategies

    Imagery

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 6. Self-Perceptions

    Self-Perceptions

    Self-Schema and Identity

    Multidimensional Self-Perceptions

    Focusing on Physical Self-Concept

    Self-Confidence and Self-Efficacy

    Putting It Into Practice

    Part III. Motivation

    Chapter 7. Behavioral Approaches

    Goals and Goal Setting

    Behavioral Basics

    Implementing a Behavior Plan

    Behavioral Approaches in Professional Practice

    Self-Regulation and Habits

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 8. Cognitive Approaches to Motivation

    Participation Motivation

    Sport and Exercise Commitment

    Sources of Sport Enjoyment

    Self-Determination Theory

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 9. Achievement Motivation

    Attributions and Physical Activity

    Atkinson’s Theory of Achievement Motivation

    Achievement Goal Theory

    Motivational Climate

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 10. Integrated Approaches to Physical Activity Behavior

    Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being

    Theories and Models of Physical Activity Behavior

    Integrated Approaches to Physical Activity Promotion

    Physical Activity and Health Coaching

    Excessive Participation: Exercise Dependence

    Putting It Into Practice

    Part IV. Emotions, Stress, and Coping

    Chapter 11. Emotions and Performance

    Emotion Concepts and Definitions

    Positive and Negative Emotions—Accent on Positive

    Emotion Models

    Emotions and Performance

    Anxiety Performance Models and Research

    Multidimensional Anxiety Performance Models

    Anxiety Patterns and Performance

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 12. Physical Activity, Emotion, and Mental Health

    Physical Activity and Emotion

    Physical Activity and Mental Health

    Physical Activity and Cognition

    Physical Activity and Quality of Life

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 13. Stress and Stress Management

    Importance of Stress Management

    Stress Models in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Stress Management Techniques

    Putting It Into Practice

    Part V. Social Processes

    Chapter 14. Social Influence

    Social Facilitation

    Social Reinforcement and Performance

    Social Cognitive Theory

    Models: The Self and Socializing Agents

    Social Support

    Sport and Exercise Psychology Research on Social Support

    Social Support and Physical Activity

    Social Support in Injury Risk and Response

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 15. Aggression and Social Development

    Defining Aggression

    Theories of Aggression

    Aggression and Sport

    Moral Behavior in Sport and Physical Activity

    Positive Social Development Through Physical Activity

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 16. Group Dynamics

    Group Dynamics Concepts and Models

    Group Performance

    Leadership in Sport and Physical Activity

    Cohesion in Sport and Exercise Groups

    Applying Group Dynamics Through Team Building

    Putting It Into Practice

    Chapter 17. Culture and Cultural Competence

    Culture: Basics and a Guiding Framework

    Cultural Context of Sport and Exercise

    Gender Scholarship in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Social Perspectives and Gender Stereotypes

    Sexuality and Sexual Prejudice

    Race, Ethnicity, and Social Class

    Physicality and Weight Bias

    Intersections and Cultural Relationships Revisited

    Cultural Competence

    Putting It Into Practice

    About the Author

    Diane L. Gill, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She held faculty positions at the University of Waterloo and the University of Iowa before moving to UNCG. At UNCG, she has served as associate dean of the School of Health and Human Performance and head of the department of kinesiology; from 2010 to 2015 she was the Linda Arnold Carlisle Distinguished Excellence Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies. She has more than 40 years of experience as a faculty member in kinesiology and specifically in sport and exercise psychology.

    Dr. Gill has been engaged in research and scholarly activity in sport and exercise psychology throughout her career. She has more than 100 scholarly publications on sport and exercise psychology topics and has given many presentations at major national and international conferences. She serves on several editorial boards and is the former editor in chief of Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. She is a fellow of several professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association (APA), the American College of Sports Medicine, and the National Academy of Kinesiology. She is a former president of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) and of Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) of the APA.

    In 2014, Dr. Gill received the NASPSPA Distinguished Scholar award; in 2015, she received the Distinguished Scientific and Research Contributions to Exercise and Sport Psychology award from APA Division 47. She received both her MS and PhD degrees from the University of Illinois and her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Cortland.

    Lavon Williams, PhD, is a professor of exercise and sport science at Guilford College, where she is currently the department chair. She previously held faculty positions at Western Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, and Purdue University.

    Involved in sport and exercise psychology research throughout her career, Dr. Williams has written more than 20 scholarly publications and has given more than 30 national and international presentations. She has served as the sport psychology academy chair of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and as secretary of the SHAPE America Research Consortium.

    Dr. Williams is a past member of the executive board and the former research and practice division head for the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). She is currently a member of the American Kinesiology Association’s Publications Committee.

    Dr. Williams is an associate editor for Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ). She has served on the editorial board for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, The Sport Psychologist, and WSPAJ and as an associate editor for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES) and the AASP Newsletter. She received her MS from the University of Oregon, her PhD from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University.

    Erin J. Reifsteck, PhD, is an assistant professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).

    In 2015 through 2016, Dr. Reifsteck served as principal investigatorr for two NCAA-funded studies to develop and evaluate the Moving On! program, which is based on a theoretical framework that integrates sport and exercise psychology principles. She received the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Young Researcher Award in 2015 and was named an American Kinesiology Association Writing Scholar in 2014.

    Dr. Reifsteck’s current research focuses on promoting lifetime physical activity and health through the translation of psychosocial theory into practice. Her scholarly interests also include gender issues in sport, and she currently serves on the editorial board for Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ). She is a member of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) and AASP, where she also serves on the AASP research development committee.

    Dr. Reifsteck received her PhD and MS in kinesiology (sport and exercise psychology concentration) with a doctoral minor in educational research methodology from UNCG. She also received a graduate certificate in women’s and gender studies from UNCG and a health coach certificate through UNCG’s Department of Public Health Education. She earned her BS in psychology with a minor in neuroscience from Saint Francis University (Pennsylvania), where she played field hockey and was a two-time Academic All-American and Northeast Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year.

    Ancillaries

    All ancillaries are free to course adopters and available at www.HumanKinetics.com/PsychologicalDynamicsOfSportAndExercise.

    Image bank. Includes all figures and tables from the text to help instructors prepare for class lectures. The images may be used to create handouts, enhance PowerPoint presentations, or create other learning aids for students.

    The image bank is also available for purchase separately • ISBN 978-1-4925-3145-6