Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
  Top » Catalog » Books » Psychology » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
The Process of Enterprise Risk Management
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
01.My Loving Relationships
02.Our Loving Relationship
03.Possible Selves: Theory, Research and Applications
04.Body Image Deviation in Chronic Schizophrenia
05.Literature Reviews in Sport Psychology
06.A Primer for Swimming Coaches. Volume 1: Physiological Foundations
07.Borderline Personality Disorder in the Medical Setting: Unmasking and Managing the Difficult Patient
08.Psychology of Intelligence Analysis
09.Psychological Scientific Perspectives on Out of Body and Near Death Experiences
10.Trends in Exercise and Health Research
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Literature Reviews in Sport Psychology
Tell A Friend
Tell someone you know about this product.
Literature Reviews in Sport Psychology
Retail Price: $180.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

Authors: Sheldon Hanton (University of Wales Institute, Cardiff) and Stephen Mellalieu (University of Wales, Swansea) 
Book Description:
Sport Psychology research has developed and expanded considerably over the last decade or two. Its accelerating volume of research output embraces a wide variety of topics having both academic and practical impact, and relating to other areas of Sports Science and also the broader overall discipline of “mainstream” psychology. In this busy and developing arena, the healthy and productive evolution of a research topic requires the periodic summarization, reflection, and feedback that is the domain of the literature review. A review acts as the primary catalyst for a topic’s emerging organization, reorganization and structure, and generates perspectives and pointers for further study directions; it establishes reference points and foundations for continued progress. By its very nature it tends to be a larger publication than a typical focused research paper.
The pathways to publication of Sport Psychology research are often severely congested. For example, in 2004, four of the main refereed outlets for original research in Sport Psychology: The Sport Psychologist, the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, and the Psychology of Sport and Exercise received over 400 submissions (private communications). Inevitably the space that established journals can afford to grant to review articles is limited, both in terms of the article size and the frequency with which topics can be visited. Although reviews that appear in books usually enjoy a larger and more appropriate space allocation, they typically have not carried the hallmark of external independent peer review that journal publication provides.
Our ambitious intention is that Literature Reviews in Sport Psychology addresses these issues by providing an ‘essential library’ for sport psychologists who embrace the theory-to-practice philosophy. This collection presents a number of contemporary reviews of significant and popular topics from some prominent researchers within each area. An important and distinctive feature of this volume is that all the chapters have been subjected to peer-review by expert referees, a process usually reserved solely for journal publications. This book offers up-to-date literature reviews with a distinctive conceptual, theoretical, and practical focus.

We’ve partnered with Copyright Clearance Center to make it easy for you to request permissions to reuse Nova content.
For more information, click here or click the "Get Permission" button below to link directly to this book on Copyright Clearance Center's website.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - A Competitive Anxiety Review: Recent Directions in Sport Psychology Research, pp. 1-45;
(Stephen D.Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton and David Fletcher)

Chapter 2 - A Review of Coping in Sport, pp. 47-90;
(Sharleen D. Hoar, Kent C. Kowalski, Patrick Gaudreau and Peter R.E. Crocker)

Chapter 3 - Athlete Burnout: Conceptual Confusion, Current Research
and Future Research Directions, pp. 91-126;
(Scott L. Cresswel)

Chapter 4 - Emotion in Sport: An IZOF Perspective, pp. 127-158;
(Claudio Robazza)

Chapter 5 - Contemporary Approaches to Motivation in Sport,
pp. 159-197;
(Kieran M.Kigston, Chris G. Harwood and Christopher M. Spray)

Chapter 6 - The Multidimensional Construct of Social Support,
pp. 199-225;
(Nicholas L. Holt and Sharleen D. Hoar)

Chapter 7 - A Review of Team Roles in Sport, pp. 227-255;
(Mark A. Eys, Mark R. Beauchamp and Steven R. Bray)

Chapter 8 - Team Cohesion: From Theory to Research to Team Building, pp. 257-287;
(Todd M. Loughead and James Hardy)

Chapter 9 - Psychological Responses to Sport Injury: A Review of
Current Research, pp. 289-319;
(Lynne Evans, Ian Mitchell and Stuar Jones)

Chapter 10 - An Organizational Stress Review: Conceptual and
Theoretical Issues in Competitive Sport, pp. 321-374;
(David Fletcher, Sheldon Hanton and Stephen D. Mellalieu)

Contributor and Reviewer List

Editorial Profiles


      Sports and Athletics Preparation, Performance, and Psychology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   ISBN: 978-1-59454-904-5
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
Customers who bought this product also purchased
Biomass and Bioenergy: New Research
Biomass and Bioenergy: New Research
Trends in Solar Energy Research
Trends in Solar Energy Research
Crime and Forfeiture
Crime and Forfeiture
Wind Energy: Technology, Commercial Projects and Laws
Wind Energy: Technology, Commercial Projects and Laws
Solar Energy Resource Management for Electricity Generation from Local Level to Global Scale
Solar Energy Resource Management for Electricity Generation from Local Level to Global Scale
Sport and Exercise Psychology Research Advances
Sport and Exercise Psychology Research Advances
Special Focus Titles
01.Peter Singer’s Ethics: A Critical Appraisal
02.Sexism: Past, Present and Future Perspectives
03.Body and Politics: Elite Disability Sport in China
04.Childhood and Adolescence: Tribute to Emanuel Chigier, 1928-2017
05.Renal Replacement Therapy: Controversies and Future Trends
06.Food-Drug Interactions: Pharmacokinetics, Prevention and Potential Side Effects
07.Terrorism and Violence in Islamic History and Theological Responses to the Arguments of Terrorists
08.International Event Management: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice
09.The Sino-Indian Border War and the Foreign Policies of China and India (1950-1965)
10.Tsunamis: Detection, Risk Assessment and Crisis Management
11.Sediment Watch: Monitoring, Ecological Risk Assessment and Environmental Management
12.Self-Regulated Learners: Strategies, Performance, and Individual Differences

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2018

Literature Reviews in Sport Psychology