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Organizational Psychology of Sport : Key Issues and Practical Applications (Paperback)

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This ground-breaking book is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of how organizational psychology can be used to understand and improve performance in elite sport. Using recent theoretical advances from this burgeoning area of research, each chapter offers key conceptual issues and practical insights across a range of topics.

The book is structured into four constituent parts,

  • Attitudes and emotions in sports organizations
  • Stress and well-being in sports organizations
  • Behaviors in sports organizations
  • Environments in sports organizations

Covering key areas such as attitudes to employment, conflict and change management, leadership, and relationships with the mass media, the book shines a spotlight on how organizational issues play a fundamental role in the experience of individuals and teams.

In an era of ever-increasing professionalism in sport, the book provides an invaluable new perspective on performance at the elite level. Including contributions from an international range of academics and practitioners, it will be essential reading for any student or practitioners within sport and exercise psychology.

Number of Pages: 275
Genre: Psychology
Sub-Genre: Sports
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: September 29, 2016
TCIN: 51638387
UPC: 9781138955196
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-3681
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