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Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A

  • 1st Edition, Volume 232 - June 22, 2017
  • Editors: Mark Wilson, Vincent Walsh, Beth Parkin
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 1 8 2 7 - 6
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 1 8 2 8 - 3

Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A, Volume 231 reflects recent advancements in the understanding of how elite athletes prepare for—and p… Read more

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Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A, Volume 231 reflects recent advancements in the understanding of how elite athletes prepare for—and perform at—peak levels during competition. The latest release in this series focuses on a variety of topics, including chapters on Great British medalists: Psychosocial biographies of Super-Elite and Elite athletes from Olympic sports, a chapter on elite and super-elite Great British athletes: Some theoretical implications from Hardy et al.’s (2016) findings, and The psychosocial development of world class athletes: Additional considerations for understanding the whole person and salience of adversity.

This series takes a multidisciplinary approach, focusing on aspects of psychology, neuroscience, skill learning, talent development and physiology.