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Advancements in Mental Skills Training


ISBN-10: 0367111586, 0367111551 ISBN-13: 978-0367111588, 978-0367111557 ASIN: B08C9R7NL2


(ISSP Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology) 1st Edition 

by Maurizio Bertollo (Editor), Edson Filho (Editor), Peter C. Terry (Editor) 

Advancements in Mental Skills Training presents contemporary evidence-based intervention approaches from leading sport psychology researchers and practitioners.

The book comprehensively examines the use of mental skills training for athletic performance and well-being from a cross-cultural perspective. It begins by introducing theoretical advancements related to mental toughness, cultural factors, performance optimisation and mindfulness. It goes on to examine the technological advancements related to mental skills training, outlining how mobile technologies can be used to measure and train perceptual-cognitive skills, and the effectiveness of virtual reality in mental training. The book concludes by discussing emerging topics, such as how sports psychology can incorporate spirituality, minority groups in sport and the impact of prejudice, and referee career development.

This insightful text introduces the potential for sport psychology to be integrated into our daily functioning and provides strategies for athletes to optimize their performance and bolster their mental health. It will be an essential read for all sport psychology researchers as well as professionals working in the field.


Year: 2021
Pages: 302
Language: English
Format: PDF
Size: 6 MB
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN-10: 0367111586, 0367111551
ISBN-13: 978-0367111588, 978-0367111557
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