Theory and Practice of Elite Performers
INTRODUCTION. Why Write Yet Another Book on Psychological Preparation? CURRENT STATE OF KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PSYCHOLOGICALPREPARATION FOR SPORTS PERFORMANCE. Basic Psychological Skills. Self-Confidence. Motivation. Arousal and Activation. Stress and Anxiety. Concentration and Attention Control. Coping with Adversity. IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS. A Unifying Model of Psychological Preparation for Peak AthleticPerformance. Future Research Directions. Implications for Guiding Practice.