- Author: Stephen J. Bull
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Published: 03 January 1998
- ISBN: 9781852235680
This book is aimed at anyone who is interested in the psychology of sport performance. A range of topics are examined such as motivation, anxiety, aggression, mental preparation, coaching style, team spirit, burnout, and parental involvement in children's sport. With the increased involvement of sport psychologists in competitive sport nowadays, the book also explains the role of the consultants and describes the different techniques they use to enhance performance. It also includes ways of improving team spirit in order to acquire the winning edge. The book, in short, is a self-help guide for understanding behavior and improving performance in competitive sport.