Demonstrating how theoretical models work, Hill introduces the hypothetical case of a struggling professional golfer, Lisa 'The cheetah' Irons. Through this case study, readers learn how each theory assists the sport psychologist in interpreting Lisa's thoughts and emotions to improve performance.About the Author:
Karen L. Hill, PhD, is an associate professor in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State University where she teaches courses in psychology and sport science. In her career, Hill has served as acting director of academic affairs at Penn State University and as a research assistant in pulmonary medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. She earned her PhD in exercise and sport psychology from the department of kinesiology at Temple University.
Hill is widely published in academic journals and texts; has received numerous grants for projects in her field; and has chaired or participated in a full roster of seminars, workshops, and technical and professional meetings. In addition, Hill is a sought-after speaker on subjects such as team cohesion and communication, problem-solving, and electronic collaborative learning with technology.
Her professional affiliations include the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology; the International Society of Sport Psychology; the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance of Pennsylvania; the Women's Sport Foundation; and the American Psychological Association.
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Descripción Human Kinetics, 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110736000143
Descripción Human Kinetics, 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0736000143