Handbook of Sport Psychology 2 Volume Set Fourth Edition by Gershon Tenenbaum, ISBN-13: 978-1119568070


Handbook of Sport Psychology 2 Volume Set Fourth Edition by Gershon Tenenbaum, ISBN-13: 978-1119568070

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  • Publisher: ‎ Wiley; Fourth edition (April 14, 2020)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 1392 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1119568072
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1119568070

The fourth edition of a classic, leading resource for the field of sport, exercise, and performance psychology.

Now expanded to two volumes, and featuring a wealth of new chapters from highly respected scholars in the field, this all-new edition of the Handbook of Sport Psychology draws on an international roster of experts and scholars in the field who have assembled state-of-the-art knowledge into this thorough, well-rounded, and accessible volume. Endorsed by the International Society of Sport Psychology, it represents an invaluable source of theoretical and practical information on our understanding of the role of psychology in sport, exercise, and performance―and how that understanding can be applied in order to improve real-world outcomes.

Presented in eight parts, the Handbook of Sport Psychology 4th Edition adds new material on emerging areas such as mindfulness, brain mapping, self-consciousness, and mental toughness, and covers special topics such as gender and cultural diversity, athletes with disabilities, and alcohol and drug use in sports. In addition, it covers classic topics such as what motivates an athlete to perform; why do some choke under pressure; how do top performers handle leadership roles; what does one do to mentally train; how an athlete deals with injury; and much more.

  • Fourth edition of the most influential reference work for the field of sport psychology
  • New coverage includes mindfulness in sport and exercise psychology, ethics, mental toughness, sport socialization, and making use of brain technologies in practice
  • Endorsed by the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP)

Handbook of Sport Psychology 4th Edition is an indispensable resource for any student or professional interested in the field of sports psychology.

Table of Contents:




Volume 1: Social Perspectives, Cognition, and Applications

Part 1: Motivation

1. Theory of planned behavior – Mark Conner

2. Putting individual motivations into the societal context: The influence of social stereotypes in the physical activity domain – Aïna Chalabaev & Philippe Sarrazin

3. Self-determination theory in sport and exercise – Martyn Standage

4. Efficacy beliefs in physical activity settings: Contemporary debate and unanswered questions – Ben Jackson, Mark R. Beauchamp, & James A. Dimmock

Part 2: Individual Differences

5. Genetics and motor performance – Sigal Ben-Zaken

6. Mental toughness: Taking stock and considering new horizons – Daniel Gucciardi

7. Perfectionism in sport, dance, and exercise: An extended review and reanalysis – Andrew P. Hill, Sarah H. Mallinson-Howard, Daniel J. Madigan, & Gareth E. Jowett

8. Self-compassion in sport and exercise – Amber Mosewich

9. High-risk sports – Tim Woodman, Lew Hardy, & Matthew Barlow

10. Self-presentation in sport and exercise – James A. Dimmock, Timothy C. Howle & Ben Jackson

11. Theory and research in passion for sport and exercise – Robert Vallerand & Jérémie Verner-Filion

Part 3: Emotions

12. Affect responses to exercise – Panteleimon Ekkekakis, Mark E. Hartman, & Matthew A. Ladwig

13. Emotions and sport performance – Christopher M. Janelle, Bradley J. Fawver, & Garrett F. Beatty

14. Self-conscious emotions in sport and exercise – Catherine M. Sabiston, Eva Pila, & Jenna D. Gilchrist

Part 4: The self and the Team

15. Psychology of group dynamics: Key considerations and recent developments – Mark R. Beauchamp, Desmond McEwan, Colin M. Wierts

16. Leadership in Sport – Calum A. Arthur & Nicolas Bastardoz

17. Köhler effect and social comparison: Performance in teams with real and virtual partners – Deborah L. Feltz & Christopher Hill

18. Moral behavior in sport: Reviewing recent research and envisioning a possible future– Ian D. Boardley

19. Peers and the sport experience – Alan L. Smith & Sarah Ullrich-French

20. Positive youth development through sport – Nicholas L. Holt, Colin J. Deal, & Kurtis Pankow

21. Social support in sport – Paul Freeman

Part 5: Cognition and Expertise

22. Expertise in sport: The state of the art – David W. Eccles

23. The cognitive and affective neuroscience of superior athletic performance – Bradley D. Hatfield, Kyle Jaquess, Li-Chuan Lo, Hyuk Oh

24. Mental representation in action – a cognitive architecture approach – Thomas Schack

25. Cognition, emotion and action in sport: An ecological dynamics perspective – Duarte Araújo, Keith Davids, & Ian Renshaw

26. New perspectives on deliberate practice and the development of sport expertise – Joseph Baker, Bradley W. Young, Rafael A.B. Tedesqui, & Lindsay McCardle

27. Early sport specialization and sampling – Jean Côté, Veronica Allan, Jennifer Turnnidge, & Karl Erickson

28. Attentional theories of choking under pressure revisited – Rob Gray

29. Team mental models: Theory, empirical evidence, and applied implications – Edson Filho & Gershon Tenenbaum

30. Creativity: The emergence of a new dimension of sport expertise – Véronique Richard & Mark A. Runco

Part 6: Interventions and Performance Enhancement

31. Optimizing attentional focus– Gabriele Wulf & Rebecca Lewthwaite

32. Using brain technologies in practice – Maurizio Bertollo, Michael Doppelmyr, & Claudio Robazza

33. Eating disorders in sport: From etiology to prevention – Trent A. Petrie

34. Sport injuries and psychological sequelae – Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Kristin N. Wood, & Joseph R. Kronzer

35. Mindfulness in sport contexts – Frank L. Gardner & Zella E. Moore

36. Ethical issues impacting the profession of sport psychology – Jack C. Watson II, Brandonn S. Harris, & Patrick Baillie

Volume 2: Exercise, Methodologies, & Special Topics

Part 7: Exercise as a Medicine

37. Physical activity promotion – Barbara E. Ainsworth, & Cheryle Der Ananian

38. Chronic exercise and cognitive function: A historical view – Jennifer L. Etnier, Chang Yu Kai, & Feng-Tzu Chen

39. Brain changes in response to exercise – Karen Zentgraf & Fabian Helm

40. The unique contribution of physical activity to successful cognitive aging – Caterina Pesce & Claudia Voelcker-Rehage

41. Exercise and multiple sclerosis: Benefits, participation rates, determinants and opportunities – Robert W. Motl, Katie L. Cederberg, Brian M. Sandroff

42. The effects of exercise on anxiety and depression – Shawn M. Arent, Alan J. Walker, & Michelle A. Arent

43. Physical activity and recovery from breast cancer – Meghan H. McDonough & Nichole Culos-Reed

Part 8: Exercise engagement and effort

44. Progression of motivation models in exercise science: Where we have been and where we are heading? – Amanda L. Rebar and Ryan E. Rhodes

45. Music-related interventions in the exercise domain: A theory-based approach– Costas I. Karageorghis

46. Perceived exertion – Dynamic psychobiological model of exercise-induced fatigue – Natàlia Balagué, Robert Hristovski, & Sergi García-Retortillo

47. The automatic basis of exercise behavior: Do you like exercising? – Ralf Brand & Franziska Antoniewicz

48. Habit in Exercise behavior – Amanda L. Rebar, Benjamin Gardner, & Bas Verplanken

Part 9: Measurement & Methodologies

49. Qualitative research – Brett Smith & Andrew C. Sparks

50. Doing SEM bayesian-style: New opportunities for sport and exercise psychology – Cameron N. McIntosh

51. Modern factor analytic techniques: Bifactor models, exploratory structural equation modeling (ESEM) and bifactor-ESEM – Alexandre J.S. Morin, Nicholas D. Myers, & Seungmin Lee

52. Multilevel designs and modeling in sport and exercise psychology: Riding the current wave and looking beyond at the horizon – Patrick Gaudreau, Benjamin Schellenberg, & Alexandre Gareau

53. Case study approaches in sport and exercise psychology – Stewart T. Cotterill

Part 10: Special Topics

54. Performance psychology: A guiding framework for sport psychology – Markus Raab

55. Gender and culture – Diane L. Gill

56. Disability and sport psychology – Jeffrey Martin, Michelle Guerrero, & Erin Snapp

57. Performance and appearance enhancing drug use in sports: A psychological perspective – Lambos Lazuras & Vassilis Barkoukis

58. Psychological aspects in sport concussions – Semyon M. Slobounov & Alexa Walter

59. Body language in sport – Philip Furley & Geoffrey Schweizer

60. Athlete Burnout – Robert Eklund & J.D. DeFreese


Gershon Tenenbaum, PhD, is the Professor of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology at the B. Ivcher School of Psychology, The Interdisciplinary Center, Israel, and from 2000-2019 he was the Benjamin S. Bloom Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology at Florida State University, USA. He is a former President of the International Society of Sport Psychology and the Founder and Editor of the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (DIV 3 and 47), the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK), and the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).

Robert C. Eklund, PhD, is the Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Advancement and Mode L. Stone Professor of Sport Psychology in the College of Education at Florida State University, USA. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK). He was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology from January 2003 through December 2015.

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