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Sport and the Brain : The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning (Hardcover)

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Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A, Volume 231 reflects recent advancements in the understanding of how elite athletes prepare for-and perform at-peak levels during competition. The latest release in this series focuses on a variety of topics, including chapters on Great British medalists: Psychosocial biographies of Super-Elite and Elite athletes from Olympic sports, a chapter on elite and super-elite Great British athletes: Some theoretical implications from Hardy et al.’s (2016) findings, and The psychosocial development of world class athletes: Additional considerations for understanding the whole person and salience of adversity.

This series takes a multidisciplinary approach, focusing on aspects of psychology, neuroscience, skill learning, talent development and physiology.

  • Takes a multidisciplinary approach, focusing on aspects of psychology, neuroscience, skill learning, talent development, and physiology
  • Focuses on sports and the brain
  • Contains expertise and an international focus of contributors
  • Adopts the novel approach of having a target article with critical commentaries on the lessons learned from British multiple gold medalists at Olympic and World Championships
Number of Pages: 220
Genre: Psychology, Medical
Series Title: Progress in Brain Research
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Language: English
Street Date: June 26, 2017
TCIN: 52768953
UPC: 9780128118276
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-4557
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