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Sports Chaplaincy

Trends, Issues and Debates

by Andrew Parker, Nick J. Watson & John B. White

<p>This ground-breaking book provides an in-depth analysis of the theory and practice of sports chaplaincy in a global context. Written in an accessible style, yet based on academic evidence and theory, the contributors include those leading ...

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Summary Guide: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance: by Angela Duckworth | The Mindset Warrior Summary Guide

( Talent & Expertise, Skill Development, Mental Toughness )

by The Mindset Warrior

<p><strong>An Easy to Digest Summary Guide...</strong></p> <p><strong>??OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE INSIDE??</strong></p> <p>The Mindset Warrior Summary Guides, provides you with a unique summarized version of the core information contained in the ...

ISBN: 9781540187574

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Superfans

Into the Heart of Obsessive Sports Fandom

by George Dohrmann

<p><strong>A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary inner lives of America’s most obsessive sports fans.</strong></p> <p>There are fans, and then there are fanatics. In this wondrously immersive look at ...

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Take the Lead: Make Youth Sports What They Were Meant to Be

by Kathy Hogan

<p data-version="1.1"><em>Take the Lead: Make Youth Sports What They Were Meant to Be </em> is filled with inspirational stories that will encourage athletes, coaches, and parents to take a fresh look at youth sports. Sports have the potential ...

ISBN: 9780989004015

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The Athlete Apperception Technique

Manual and Materials for Sport and Clinical Psychologists

by Petah M. Gibbs, Mark B. Andersen & Daryl B. Marchant

<p>As the field of sport psychology has matured, so a greater appreciation for a diversity of training models, research methodologies, and therapeutic approaches, opposed to the dominant models of objective testing, has developed. <em>The ...

ISBN: 9781351998383

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The Athlete's Dilemma

Sacrificing Health for Wealth and Fame

by John Weston Parry

<p>Sports provide people around the world with unmatched entertainment, from the excitement of victory to the agony of defeat. Unfortunately, it also has become painfully clear that the agony of sports goes well beyond athletes losing games or ...

ISBN: 9781442275416

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The Brave Athlete

Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion

by Simon Marshall, PhD & Lesley Paterson

<p><strong><em>The Brave Athlete</em> solves the 13 most common mental conundrums athletes face in their everyday training and in races.</strong></p> <p>You don’t have one brain—you have three; your ancient Chimp brain that keeps you alive, ...

ISBN: 9781937716912

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The Confident Athlete

4 Easy Steps to Build and Maintain Confidence

by Tami Matheny

<p>Many athletes have roller coaster confidence.  Their confidence is up when performing well and its down when performing poorly.  Matheny gives 4 basic building blocks to ensure you start and end each performance with a tank full of ...

ISBN: 9781640851726

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The Edge

The War against Cheating and Corruption in the Cutthroat World of Elite Sports

by Roger Pielke

<div>Roger Pielke reveals how sports stars break the rules in their search for a competitive edge.<br><BR>Both entertaining and thought-provoking, THE EDGE not only visits the battlefields in the war against cheating and corruption, but also ...

ISBN: 9781938901621

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The Future Coach: Creating Tomorrow’s Soccer Players Today

by Tom Bates

<p>Successful soccer coaches are constantly seeking new ways to learn, evolve, and improve.</p> <p>Very often, footballing success is defined by mindset, and the real winners are the coaches, players, and teams who enter the competitive arena ...

ISBN: 9781911121459

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The Handbook of Sport Neuropsychology

by Frank Webbe

<p>"...both the perspective and the scope of this volume are well conceived and executed. This book provides an important platform for developing expertise in a fascinating and growing field. It is required reading from my ...

ISBN: 9780826115720

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The Hidden Motor: The Psychology of Cycling

by Martijn Veltkamp

<p>Cycling is one of the world’s great sports. From The Tour de France to the Paris-Roubaix to velodromes across the globe, it encompasses many disciplines: from climbing mountains to massed sprints to the loneliness of the time trial.</p><p>But

ISBN: 9781911121183

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The Kalenjin; The Athletic Tribe Of The World

by Wilson Maiyo Ph.D

<p>It turns out that Kenyans&apos; success may be innate. Two separate, European-led studies in a small region in western Kenya, which produces most of the race-winners, found that young men there could, with only a few months training, reliably

ISBN: 9781310515576

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The Mental Game of Poker

Proven Strategies for Improving Tilt Control, Confidence, Motivation, Coping with Variance, and More

by Jared Tendler

<p>The mental game may be more important in poker than in any other form of competition. It’s one of the only games in the world where you can play perfectly and lose—again and again. Hundreds of poker players have turned to mental game coach ...

ISBN: 9780983959717

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The Night Climbers of Cambridge

by Whipplesnaith

<p> The Night Climbers of Cambridge was first published in October 1937 with a second edition rapidly following in November of the same year. Reprinted in 1952, the book has since been unavailable and has built up a cult following with copies of

ISBN: 1230000008211

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The Process

The Inside Story of One of the Most Audacious and Controversial Experiments in the History of Professional Sports

by Yaron Weitzman

<p><strong>How the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers trusted The Process -- a bold plan to get to first by becoming the worst.</strong></p> ...

ISBN: 9781538749746

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The Psychology of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

by Bakari Akil

<p data-version='1.1'>Grappling is a smash-mouth activity. It is a put your beer down and let’s settle this type of martial art. Man vs. man, woman vs. man, child vs. man, it is one of the ultimate ‘prove it’ combat sports. Yet, once you get ...

ISBN: 9781386436904

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The Psychology of Exercise

Integrating Theory and Practice

by Curt L. Lox, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis & Steven J. Petruzzello

<p>*The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice, fourth edition, continues to weave together theory, research, application, and interventions to provide readers with a solid foundation in exercise psychology. In this ...

ISBN: 9781351817349

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The Psychology of Sports Coaching

Research and Practice

by Richard Thelwell, Chris Harwood & Iain Greenlees

<p>This is the first book to offer a comprehensive review of current research in the psychology of sports coaching. It provides detailed, critical appraisals of the key psychological concepts behind the practice of sports coaching and engages ...

ISBN: 9781317423461

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The Science of Gymnastics

Advanced Concepts

by Monèm Jemni

<p><em>The Science of Gymnastics</em> provides the most comprehensive and accessible introduction available to the fundamental physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning performance in artistic gymnastics.</p> <p>The

ISBN: 9781351789110

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