The World Sport Psychology Sourcebook, 3rd Edition (Book)

The World Sport Psychology Sourcebook, 3rd Edition (Book)


Since the publication of the first edition of The World Sport Psychology Sourcebook the field of sport psychology within the sport and exercise sciences has changed dramatically. The consultation services of a sport psychologist are now considered essential for athletes participating in individual and team events. The new edition of the Sourcebook is geared for negotiating the rapidly globalizing world in which we live today. The editors recruited more national contributions than ever before and have added the continental descriptions as well. The third edition also includes a range of useful contacts, most with email and internet addresses so that they can be reached instantly. A chapter has been added that provides information about the International Society of Sport Psychology and the various continental organizations representing sport psychology. The second main section of the Sourcebook is made up of descriptions of activity in sport psychology in nations all around the world that submitted reports. Author/Editor: Ronnie Lidor, Tony Morris, Nicole Bardaxoglu, Benno Becker Jr. Copyright: 2001 International Society of Sport Psychology Binding: Paperback Pages: 215 Contents 1. The Globalization Process of Sport Psychology 2. Worldwide and Continental Societies 3. Africa 4. Asia 5. Europe 6. North America 7. Oceania 8. South America 9. Sport Psychology journals Ronnie Lidor is a senior lecturer at both the Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences at the Wingate Institute and at the Faculty of Education at Haifa University (Israel). Dr. Lidor has published about 70 articles, book chapters, and proceedings chapters in English and Hebrew. He is the senior editor of the books Sport Psychology: Linking Theory and Practice, (1999), and The World Sport Psychology SourceBook (3rd ed.), (2001), published by Fitness Information Technology (FIT). From 1997 to 2001 Dr. Lidor served as President of the Israeli Society for Sport Psychology and Sociology (ISSPS), and since 1997 he has been a member of the Managing Council of the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP). In 2001 he was elected as the Secretary General of the ISSP, and he has been the editor of Movemen– Journal of Physical Education and Sport Sciences (Hebrew) since 1999. Tony Morris is a professor of sport and exercise psychology at Victoria University, Melbourne. Raised and trained in the United Kingdom, Prof. Morris was a leader int eh development of the discipline there durin
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