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Changing Your Perspective With Your Thoughts

Bill Reger-Nash

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Bill Reger-Nash, EdD, is emeritus professor in the School of Public Health at West Virginia University. He has been a wellness professional for more than 30 years and has served as research coordinator for the Cardiac and Wellness Center of Wheeling Hospital; director of the Bayer Wellness Program in Wellsburg, West Virginia; director of wellness for the Ohio Valley Medical Center; and founding director of wellness for West Virginia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Meredith Smith

Meredith Smith, MS, MA, has master’s degrees in sport and exercise psychology and community counseling from West Virginia University. She has worked as a family and marriage therapist as well as a drug and alcohol counselor. She works for the State of New Mexico as a health educator to decrease the burden of chronic disease in the state. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gregory Juckett

Gregory Juckett, MD, MPH, is a professor of family medicine at West Virginia University, Morgantown, where he provides clinical services for the WVU Health Service and also directs the University’s International Travel Clinic. He received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine at Hershey and a master’s degree in public health from West Virginia University. He completed his family medicine residency at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Foundations of Wellness

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...© iStockphotoAfter reading this chapter, you will be able todefine the concepts of the consciousness continuum,explain how thoughts can affect feelings and actions,identify how thoughts affect wellness,apply Maslow’s hierarchy of needs...

Performance Termination (PT)

Frank Gardner

Frank L. Gardner, PhD, ABPP, is an associate professor and director of the PsyD program in clinical psychology at La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his PhD in clinical sport psychology from Hofstra University. Gardner is board certified in clinical psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, a distinction that fewer than 5% of licensed psychologists attain. Gardner has 24 years of experience as a practicing clinical psychologist, graduate educator and supervisor, and sport psychologist. He has worked with youth, collegiate, Olympic, and professional athletes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Zella Moore

Zella E. Moore, PsyD, is an assistant professor of psychology at Manhattan College in New York City. She is also associate director of research and development for the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anger and Violence at La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Moore received her PsyD in clinical psychology from La Salle University in 2003, and has been a sport psychology consultant for teams in the National Hockey League, the National Basketball Association, and the World Indoor Soccer League. She is a member of APA and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Clinical Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...In chapter 3, we briefly introduced performance termination (PT), the final MCS-SP categorization. Performance termination cases focus on problems relating to the timely or untimely end of an athletic career. The unfortunate reality...

Self-Presentation Concerns in Physical Activity and Sport

Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 1992

Ebook Chapter

...Self-presentation, a process that occurs when people actively try to monitor and regulate the impressions others form of them, is relevant to understanding people’s behavior and performance in physical activity and sport contexts. It also...

Developing and Using Anger Management Programs for Athletes

Mitch Abrams

Mitch Abrams, PsyD, is a clinician administrator for University Correctional HealthCare/UMDNJ, where he is responsible for the delivery of mental health services for 6 of the state’s 13 state prisons. Dr. Abrams co-coordinates the forensic track of UMDNJ’s predoctoral psychology internship and has been involved with several aspects of advancing the quality of mental health services in prison systems. He is a clinical assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anger Management in Sport : Understanding and Controlling Violence in Athletes

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...The culmination of the previous chapters leads us to the “How To” of anger management. As should be clear by now, getting angry in and of itself, is not a problem. It is the high levels of anger that lead to reactive aggression. The program...

Interviewing: Asking the Right Questions

Jim Taylor

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Jim Taylor, PhD, CC-AASP, is an internationally recognized consultant and presenter on the psychology of sport and parenting. He has served as a consultant for the U.S. and Japanese ski teams, the United States Tennis Association, and USA Triathlon. He has worked with professional and world-class athletes in tennis, skiing, cycling, triathlon, track and field, swimming, golf, and many other sports. He has been invited to lecture by the Olympic Committees of Spain, France, Poland, and the United States, and he has been a consultant to the athletic departments at Stanford University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Duncan Simpson

Duncan Simpson

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Angel L. Brutus

Angel L. Brutus

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Assessment in Applied Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2018

Ebook Chapter

...As you are seeing as you read this book, many assessment tools are available that can assist you in understanding your clients and identifying the psychological, emotional, behavioral, psychophysiological, and performance challenges...

Personality Tests: Understanding the Athlete as Person

Assessment in Applied Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2018

Ebook Chapter

...Athletes seek the services of sport psychology consultants because they are struggling in some aspect of their performance, are performing below expectations, or are no longer making progress toward their goals, and they believe...

Barriers to Positive Health Behavior

Mark H. Anshel

Mark H. Anshel, PhD, is a professor in the department of health and human performance with a joint appointment in the psychology department at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. He is the author of more than 135 research publications, four fitness books, and multiple editions of the text Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice. His research since 2007 has concerned the effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral model on exercise participation and adherence called the Disconnected Values Model. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applied Health Fitness Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook Chapter

...“When you have talked yourself into what you want, right there is the place to stop talking and begin saying it with deeds.”After reading this chapter, you should be able to:discuss the likely causes that explain why people engage...

Behavioral Neuroscience

Janet Buckworth

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Janet Buckworth, PhD, is an associate professor of exercise science at Ohio State University in Columbus, where she teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses on behavior change in exercise. She has written and presented extensively on exercise psychology and behavior change. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rod K. Dishman

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Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick J. O’Connor

Patrick J. O’Connor, PhD, is a professor of exercise science and the codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on their 2007-2008 Physical Activity Guidelines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phillip D. Tomporowski

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Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...Examining the relationship between exercise and changes in social and cognitive variables, such as self-esteem and personal beliefs, contributes to our understanding of how exercise can affect mental health and how to increase exercise...