The Psychology of Soccer

1st Edition

Joe Dixon, Jamie Barker, Richard Thelwell, Ian Mitchell

March 30, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 344 Pages
ISBN 9780367350284 - CAT# K441517

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Sports psychology; exploring the effects of psychological interventions on important performance-related outcomes, has become ever more popular and prevalent within elite level soccer clubs in the past decade as teams look to gain psychological as well as physiological advantages over their competitors.

Understanding the Psychology of Soccer seeks to present the detailed understanding of the theories underpinning the psychological issues relating to soccer along with practical insights into effective psychological interventions and strategies

This book uses contemporary theory and research to elucidate key concepts and applied interventions and will include world-leading expert commentaries of contemporary theoretical and applied approaches in understanding critical issues in soccer along with providing practical implications and insights into working effectively in soccer-related contexts.

Understanding the Psychology of Soccer is an evidence-based resource to guide research and facilitate practice and will be a vital resource for researchers, practitioners and coaches within the area of sport psychology and related disciplines.


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