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Costas Karageorghis, Peter Terry
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With Inside Sport Psychology, youll discover the relationship between mind, body, and performance. Learn about the techniques that have proven successful for todays top athletes and teams and how you can adapt and apply them in both training and competition.
Inside Sport Psychology explains psychological principles associated with over 20 sports, including soccer, rugby, tennis, golf, shooting, and track and field. Youll also find tips for managing mood fluctuations, developing confidence, and maintaining consistent performance at every level of competition.
In this essential guide, renowned sport psychologists Costas Karageorghis and Peter Terry explain how to elevate performance through the application of evidence-based strategies and techniques such as these:
With Inside Sport Psychology, youll go from competitor to champion!
Costas Karageorghis is internationally recognized for his research on the psychophysical and ergogenic effects of music. He is the author of 40 peer-reviewed and 80 professional articles in sport and exercise psychology. Karageorghis has also made 60 conference presentations nationally and internationally for which he has won several awards. His work has been featured in newspapers around the world, including the Times (London), Independent, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Sydney Morning Herald.
Karageorghis is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society and a double-accredited member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Since May 2007 he has been head coach of the Great Britain student athletics team.
Peter Terry is a registered psychologist who has held professorial positions in the United Kingdom and Australia. As an internationally recognized sport psychologist, he has been a consultant at almost 100 major international events, including 8 Olympic Games, 18 World Championships, 30 World Cup competitions, and 9 Wimbledon Championships.
Terry has authored three books on sport psychology and more than 150 scholarly articles. He has served two terms as president of the Australian Psychological Societys College of Sport Psychologists and sits on the managing council of the Asian South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology. He has also been a member of the British Olympic Associations psychology advisory board, a long-time advisor to the Womens Tennis Association, and psychology coordinator for the Queensland Academy of Sport. He is a fellow of both the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences and the Australian Psychological Society.