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Aggression and Anger in Sport and Performance

Aggression and Anger in Sport and Performance   Reference library

Jerzy Kosiewicz

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
An extensive body of literature exists regarding aggression in sport, primarily in English but also some in Polish. This literature provides a sufficient groundwork for initial ... More
A Holistic and Mental Health Perspective on Transitioning Out of Elite Sport

A Holistic and Mental Health Perspective on Transitioning Out of Elite Sport   Reference library

Paul Wylleman

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Medicine and health, Clinical Medicine
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5,852 words
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While not always voluntary (e.g., retirement as a result of a career-ending injury) (e.g., Ristolainen, Kettunen, Kujala, & Heinonen, 2012...

Alcohol Abuse and Drug Use in Sport and Performance

Alcohol Abuse and Drug Use in Sport and Performance   Reference library

Matthew P. Martens

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
Alcohol and drugs are a pervasive part of many sports, and in many ways they are inextricably linked. These links include issues such as ubiquitous alcohol advertising and sponsorship in ... More
Anxiety and Fear in Sport and Performance

Anxiety and Fear in Sport and Performance   Reference library

Shuge Zhang, Tim Woodman, and Ross Roberts

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
This article starts with definitions of anxiety and fear, providing a foundation for examining the two different terms in sport and performance. It is also worth noting that the ... More
Arousal Control in Sport

Arousal Control in Sport   Reference library

Martin Turner and Marc Jones

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
The following quote from ex–soccer player David Beckham, about taking a penalty in the 2002 World Cup, illustrates the strong physiological arousal observed in response to stress: “It was ... More
Attentional Processes in Sport and Performance

Attentional Processes in Sport and Performance   Reference library

Aidan Moran and John Toner

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
We are constantly bombarded by more information than we can assimilate consciously. Therefore, during every waking moment of our lives, we face decisions about which stimuli to prioritize ... More
Automatic Regulation Used in Sport and Exercise Research

Automatic Regulation Used in Sport and Exercise Research   Reference library

Amanda L. Rebar

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Medicine and health, Clinical Medicine
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6,799 words
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Performing well in sports and living a physically active lifestyle seem like very different actions, but these behaviors might be based on the same types of underlying processes. According ... More
Bullying in Sport and Performance Psychology

Bullying in Sport and Performance Psychology   Reference library

Leslee A. Fisher and Lars Dzikus

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019

Bullying is a growing problem both within and outside of sport and performance settings. Varying definitions and measurements contribute to a range of reported prevalence rates (...

Burnout in Sport and Performance

Burnout in Sport and Performance   Reference library

Robert C. Eklund and J. D. DeFreese

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
Burnout among athletes as a consequence of the stress of highly competitive sport became a concern following the emergence of commentaries on troubling chronic experiential states ... More
Characteristics, Mechanisms, and Health Implications of Exercise-Induced Hypoalgesia

Characteristics, Mechanisms, and Health Implications of Exercise-Induced Hypoalgesia   Reference library

Laura D. Ellingson and Christopher D. Black

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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Current Version:
2019
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Science and technology, Psychology, Medicine and health, Clinical Medicine
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9,381 words
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Regular daily physical activity has repeatedly been shown to decrease the risk of development of a host of chronic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, ... More
Coaching Behavior and Effectiveness in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Coaching Behavior and Effectiveness in Sport and Exercise Psychology   Reference library

Ronald E. Smith and Frank L. Smoll

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
Coaches occupy a central role in sport, fulfilling instructional, organizational, strategic, and social relationship functions. Athletes’ skill acquisition, success, enjoyment, continued ... More
Cognitive-Behavioral Theory in Sport and Performance Psychology

Cognitive-Behavioral Theory in Sport and Performance Psychology   Reference library

Faye F. Didymus

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
The aim of this article is to provide an accessible overview of cognitive-behavioral theory (CBT) and its application to sport and performance contexts. Specifically, the article explores ... More
Concussion in Sport

Concussion in Sport   Reference library

Anthony P. Kontos and Jamie McAllister-Deitrick

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that in the United States alone, approximately 1.6 to 3.8 million sport-related concussions (SRC) occur annually (...

Counseling and Communication Skills in Sport and Performance Psychology

Counseling and Communication Skills in Sport and Performance Psychology   Reference library

Jack Watson, Robert Hilliard, and William Way

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
To date, limited research has been conducted to determine the importance of specific counseling and communication skills on the efficacy of sport and performance psychology (SPP) ... More
Depression Among Athletes and the Potential Impact on Performance

Depression Among Athletes and the Potential Impact on Performance   Reference library

Zella Moore, Jamie Leboff, and Kehana Bonagura

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
The fans are cheering, the lights are flashing, and playoff buzz is in the air. Tonight, the mood is right for a great competition! But in the locker room, not every athlete’s emotional ... More
Developing Athletes in the Context of Sport and Performance Psychology

Developing Athletes in the Context of Sport and Performance Psychology   Reference library

Luc J. Martin, David J. Hancock, and Jean Côté

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
Factors that facilitate human achievement have been of scientific interest for centuries. Part of this interest is likely fueled by the need for group membership and inclusion (e.g., ... ... More
Emotional Self-Regulation in Sport and Performance

Emotional Self-Regulation in Sport and Performance   Reference library

Claudio Robazza and Montse C. Ruiz

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Medicine and health, Clinical Medicine
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13,178 words
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Emotional experiences are ubiquitous to human functioning. In sport and other performance achievement domains, such as dance, music, military, surgery, aviation, and medicine, emotions ... More
Ethical Considerations in Sport and Performance Psychology

Ethical Considerations in Sport and Performance Psychology   Reference library

Edward F. Etzel and Leigh A. Skvarla

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019

Ethics is a branch of the study of philosophy and focuses on the nature of right and wrong conduct (...

Evaluation of Psychological Interventions in Sport and Exercise Settings

Evaluation of Psychological Interventions in Sport and Exercise Settings   Reference library

Rebecca A. Zakrajsek and Jedediah E. Blanton

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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Current Version:
2019
Sport and exercise psychology (SEP) professionals provide services to a range of participants in various domains (e.g., sport, exercise, military, performing arts, and music). It is ... More
Exercise and Mental Health Benefits

Exercise and Mental Health Benefits   Reference library

Aaron L. Slusher and Edmund O. Acevedo

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

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2019
Early human ancestors relied upon their ability to traverse great distances for nourishment, and in the face of persistent threats, utilized the evolutionarily conserved fight or flight ... More

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