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BRIEF CONTENTS
1 Sport Psychology: Past, Present, Future
Jean M. Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus; Vikki Krane, Bowling Green State University
PART ONE - LEARNING, MOTIVATION, AND SOCIAL INTERACTION
2 Motor Skill Learning for Effective Coaching and Performance
Cheryl A. Coker, New Mexico State University
3 A Positive Approach to Coaching Effectiveness and Performance Enhancement
Ronald E. Smith, University of Washington
4 The Motivational Climate, Athlete Motivation, and Implications for the Quality of Sport Engagement
Joan L. Duda, The University of Birmingham; Darren C. Treasure, Competitive Advantage International
5 The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Theory: When Coaches Expectations Become Reality
Thelma Sternberg Horn, Miami University; Curt L. Lox, Southern Illinois University; Francisco Labrador, Wittenberg University
6 Leadership in Sport: The Critical Importance of Coach and Athlete Leadership
Julia D. Sterrett, Lehigh University; Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
7 The Sport Team as an Effective Group
Mark A. Eys, Wilfrid Laurier University; Shauna M. Burke, Western University; Paul W. Dennis, York University; Blair Evans, Wilfrid Laurier University
8 Communicating Effectively
David P. Yukelson, The Pennsylvania State University
PART TWO - MENTAL TRAINING FOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT
9 Psychological Characteristics of Peak Performance
Vikki Krane, Bowling Green State University; Jean M.
Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus
10 Increasing Awareness for Sport Performance
Kenneth Ravizza, California State University at Fullerton;
Angela Fifer, United States Military Academy
11 Goal Setting for Peak Performance
Daniel Gould, Michigan State University
12 Understanding and Managing Stress in Sport
Sheldon Hanton, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK;
Stephen Mellalieu, Swansea University, UK; Jean M.
Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus
13 Seeing Is Believing: Understanding and Using Imagery in Sport
Robin S. Vealey, Miami University; Samuel T. Forlenza, Michigan State University
14 Cognitive Techniques for Building Confidence and Enhancing Performance
Jean M. Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus; Nate Zinsser, United States Military Academy; Linda Bunker, University of Virginia, Emeritus
15 Concentration and Strategies for Controlling It
Jean M. Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus; Robert M. Nideffer, Enhanced Performance Systems; Vietta E. Wilson, York University, Emeritus; Marc-Simon Sagal, The Winning Mind
PART THREE - IMPLEMENTING TRAINING PROGRAMS
16 Integrating and Implementing a Psychological Skills Training Program
Robert S. Weinberg, Miami University; Jean M. Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus
17 Conducting Psychologically Oriented Coach-Training Programs: A Social - Cognitive Approach
Frank L. Smoll, University of Washington; Ronald E. Smith, University of Washington
18 Gender and Cultural Considerations
Diane L. Gill, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Cindra S. Kamphoff, Minnesota State University, Mankato
PART FOUR - ENHANCING HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
19 When to Refer Athletes for Counseling or Psychotherapy
David Tod, Aberystwyth University; Mark B. Andersen, Victoria University
20 Drug Abuse in Sport: Causes and Cures
Mark H. Anshel, Middle Tennessee State University
21 Athlete Burnout: An Individual and Organizational Phenomenon
J.D. DeFreese, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Thomas Raedeke, East Carolina University; Alan Smith, Michigan State University
22 Injury Risk and Rehabilitation: Psychological Considerations
Jean M. Williams, University of Arizona, Emeritus; Carrie B. Scherzer, Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta
23 Career Transition among Athletes: Is There Life after Sports?
David Lavallee, University of Stirling, UK; Sunghee Park, Kookmin University, South Korea; Jim Taylor, San Francisco
24 Exercise Psychology
Rod K. Dishman, The University of Georgia; Heather O. Chambliss, University of Memphis

About the Author

Jean M. Williams is a professor emeritus at the University of Arizona. She taught courses in stress and coping of excellence. She consulted with intercollegiate athletes and coaches and with top amateur and professional athletes. Earlier in her career she coached nationally ranked fencing teams. Williams has published nine books (seven are edited texts) and more than 100 research articles and book chapters. She is a past president, fellow, and certified consultant in the Association of Applied Sport Psychology and a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology. Vikki Krane is a professor of teaching excellence in the School of Human Movement, Sport, and Leisure Studies at Bowling Green State University. Krane's scholarship focuses on gender and sexuality in sport. She has published over 100 book chapters and journal articles and is editor of the book Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Sport: Queer Inquiries. Krane has been the editor of The Sport Psychologist and the Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. Krane has consulted with a variety of athletes, including at the high school, rising elite adolescent, and college levels.

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