Sport psychology for young athletes / edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, and Daniel Gould.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: London : Routledge,
ISBN: 9781138682399 (pbk.) :
Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes' enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of sport psychology for children and young athletes. It provides practical strategies and guidance for those working in or researching youth sport, demonstrating how to integrate sport psychology effectively in a variety of youth sport contexts. With real-life case studies that demonstrate psychological theory put into practice, it discusses a wide spectrum of issues faced by young athletes and recommends the best approaches to addressing them.
xxviii, 320 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
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