ERIC Number: ED284858
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
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Coaches Guide to Sport Psychology. A Publication for the American Coaching Effectiveness Program. Level 2 Sport Science Curriculum.
This manual presents information on motivation, communication, stress management, the use of mental imagery, and other topics for enhancing coach-athlete relationships and for stimulating improved sport performances. Part I, "Psychological Perspectives," contains two chapters dealing with the philosophy of coaching and motivation. Part II, "Psychological Skills for Coaches," contains two chapters addressing leadership skills and communication skills. "Psychological Skills for Athletes," the topic of Part III, contains seven chapters covering: psychological skills training, imagery skills, managing psychic energy, stress management, attentional skills, self-confidence and goal-setting skills, and implementing psychological skills training. (CB)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Communication Skills, Helping Relationship, Leadership Qualities, Motivation, Psychological Characteristics, Self Esteem, Sport Psychology, Stress Management
Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc., Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61820 ($16.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A