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Sinopsis: Fifteen of the most distinguished practitioners in the field of sport psychology are featured in Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology: Applied Theories of Performance Excellence. The book includes biographical and autobiographical perspectives on the ways in which these preeminent experts developed their authentic and distinctive approaches to the practice of sport psychology. Edited by Mark W. Aoyagi and Artur Poczwardowski, this collection provides some of the giants of the field an opportunity to reflect on their distinguished careers. The contributors reveal how their life experiences have shaped their philosophies and provide an in-depth look into their theory of performance excellence, theory of performance breakdowns, and consulting process. Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology serves as a master class by those who have helped advance the field, preserving the legacies of some of the most influential minds in sport psychology. The wisdom passed on within this book will be immensely beneficial to both those practicing and studying sport psychology.
About the Author: Mark Aoyagi, PhD, is director of sport & performance psychology and an assistant professor at the University of Denver. Mark earned a PhD in counseling psychology with an emphasis in sport psychology from the University of Missouri in 2006 and was the sport psychology post doctoral fellow at the University of Southern California. Prior to that, he completed a bachelor s in exercise and sport science and a bachelor s in psychology from the University of Utah in 1999 and a master s in kinesiology, with a sport psychology emphasis, from Georgia Southern University in 2001. Mark is a recognized sport psychology consultant and has worked with several Division I athletic departments as well as professional and Olympic athletes. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of Colorado, a certified consultant, AASP (Association of Applied Sport Psychology) and is listed in the USOC Sport Psychology Registry. His areas of expertise include performance excellence, team effectiveness, and sport as a mechanism for personal growth and social change. Mark is active in several professional organizations including the American Psychological Association and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology; and has publications and national conference presentations on the topics of theory informing practice, team effectiveness, ethics, and training and supervision among others. Artur Poczwardowski, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Denver. Artur received his PhD in exercise and sport science with specialization in psychosocial aspects of sport from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City in 1997, a master s in psychology from Gdañsk University, Poland in 1991, and a master s in coaching and physical education from the University of Physical Education in Gdañsk, Poland in 1989. Since 1991, Artur has consulted with athletes and teams from numerous sports (e.g., tennis, golf, hockey, judo, squash, team handball, soccer, track and field, diving, rowing, speed skating). He is a certified consultant, AASP (Association of Applied Sport Psychology) and is listed in the USOC Sport Psychology Registry. Artur has over 25 publications (in professional journals and as book chapters). He has delivered over 60 professional presentations on national and international levels and over 25 invited and educational lectures and workshops. His publications and professional presentations focus on sport psychology practice for performance enhancement and psychological well-being, coach-athlete relationships, and coping strategies in elite performers. He served as an associate editor for The Sport Psychologist (2004-2006) and currently serves on its editorial board.
Título: Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology: ...
Editorial: Fitness Information Technology
Año de publicación: 2012
Condición del libro: Brand New
Descripción Fitness Information Technology, 2012. Estado de conservación: good. A good reading copy. May contain markings or be a withdrawn library copy. Expect delivery in 20 days. Nº de ref. de la librería 9781935412366-4