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Description: The use of case studies is a well-established and effective learning method in business, law, and medical school, but new To The field of sport psychology; however, The practice of sport psychology requires analysis of problems and decision-making on a daily basis. Internationally known for his work in sport psychology, Rotella offers thirty realistic situations tht athletes at professional, undergraduate, and graduate level frequently encounter.
Description: "For nearly fourty years, Roy MacGregor has brought our national sport alive on the pages of Canada's newspapers and magazines. Now, he has collected the very best of that writing - along with some published for the first time - in a volume that will provide hours of delight to anyone who loves the game."--Publisher.
Description: Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "a variety of templates and checklists which can be amended as appropriate and printed out for use by the purchasing institution." -- p. xiii.
Description: Teaching the skills necessary to play sport depends partly on transmitting knowledge verbally, yet non-verbal or tacit knowledge also has an important role. A coach may tell a young athlete to 'move more dynamically', but it is undoubtedly easier to demonstrate with the body itself how this should be done. Skills such as developing a 'feel for the water' cannot simply be transmitted verbally; they...
Description: Provides event managers with an insight into the strategic management of sports events of all scales and nature. It uses new international case studies throughout to offer real-world insight in both larger and smaller events.
Description: Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Psychology provides concise coverage of sport and exercise psychology at the undergraduate level, and also covers the crucial basic psychology that underpins the subject. It has four main themes: theoretical approaches and research methods sport psychology at both the individual and group level of analysis exercise psychology practical applications including per...
Description: Will Albright has achieved his dream of representing his home state of Victoria in cricket and he's only twelve! But while playing at the MCG in a Junior T20 state competition may be a dream come true, it could also turn into a nightmare if Will can't focus long enough to get his form together.
Description: Intended for those studying sport and recreation or working in this industry, this book focuses on the requirements of the key courses and covers operational services, coaching, teaching and instruction. It gives examples and case studies to develop practical problem-solving skills; activities and progress check questions to enhance the learning process; a focus on key terms and points to remember and an emphasis on safe, professional practice.
Description: Jack Spencer is a star player on his high school basketball team with everything going for him--scoring records, popularity, and an easy path to a college scholarship--but when he uncovers suspicious circumstances surrounding the car crash that severely injured his mother, he may lose much more than a basketball career. Original.