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Cultural Diversity in Applied Sport Psychology

Diane L. Gill

Diane L. Gill, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She held faculty positions at the University of Waterloo and the University of Iowa before moving to UNCG. At UNCG, she has served as associate dean of the School of Health and Human Performance, head of the department of exercise and sport science, and founding director of the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness. She has more than 35 years of experience as a faculty member in sport and exercise psychology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cindra S. Kamphoff

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Cultural Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook Chapter

...In this chapter, we take a North American, and more particularly, a U.S. perspective on cultural diversity in applied sport psychology. In keeping with the inclusive, multicultural perspective of this text, sport is interpreted broadly...

Living the Attitudinal Foundations

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

...© Noel HendricksonAfter reading this chapter, you will be able toidentify two barriers to moment-to-moment awareness,identify the importance of living with mindfulness,define each of the seven attitudinal foundations of mindfulness,describe...

Exercise and Smoking Cessation

Doing Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...The harmful effects on health of cigarette smoking are well documented (World Health Organization, 2011), and public health strategies have been targeted at preventing the uptake of smoking and helping individuals with nicotine addictions...

Conclusion: So What?

Stephanie J. Hanrahan

Stephanie J. Hanrahan, PhD, is a registered sport psychologist and an associate professor in the Schools of Human Movement Studies and Psychology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Hanrahan has over 20 years of experience in teaching human movement studies at the undergraduate level. She is a recipient of the University of Queensland’s Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition to being part of the author team for the first two editions of Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement, Hanrahan has authored or edited nine other books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Schinke

Robert Schinke, EdD, is an associate professor of sport psychology in the School of Human Kinetics at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, where he teaches cultural sport studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. As a coach and a Canadian Sport Psychology Association certified practitioner, Schinke has extensive experience working with national teams and professional athletes of North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook Chapter

...What happens now that this book has been written and read? Rather than simply summarizing the chapters or the main points (a redundant exercise in our opinion), we decided it would be more useful to share our personal reflections...

Introduction to Cultural Sport Psychology

Robert J. Schinke

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Stephanie J. Hanrahan

Stephanie J. Hanrahan, PhD, is a registered sport psychologist and an associate professor in the Schools of Human Movement Studies and Psychology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Hanrahan has over 20 years of experience in teaching human movement studies at the undergraduate level. She is a recipient of the University of Queensland’s Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition to being part of the author team for the first two editions of Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement, Hanrahan has authored or edited nine other books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Catina

Cultural Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook Chapter

...Sport psychologists are increasingly working with athletes and coaches from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds. American mainstream sport psychology interns at a large university may work with international scholarship athletes...

Working With Australian Aboriginal Athletes

Stephanie J. Hanrahan

Stephanie J. Hanrahan, PhD, is a registered sport psychologist and an associate professor in the Schools of Human Movement Studies and Psychology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Hanrahan has over 20 years of experience in teaching human movement studies at the undergraduate level. She is a recipient of the University of Queensland’s Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition to being part of the author team for the first two editions of Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement, Hanrahan has authored or edited nine other books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook Chapter

...Australian Aborigines, similar to many other native populations in the world, experienced death and destruction at the hands of invaders. This chapter begins with a brief summary of the long Aboriginal history. The majority of the chapter...

Peers and Psychological Experiences in Physical Activity Settings

Alan L. Smith

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Alan L. Smith, PhD, is a professor and the chairperson of the department of kinesiology at Michigan State University. Smith has served as associate editor of the Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology and on the editorial boards of Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; International Journal of Sport Psychology; Journal of Applied Sport Psychology; Kinesiology Review; and Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology. Smith is a fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology (USA) and is a past president of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kathleen T. Mellano

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Sarah Ullrich-French

Sarah Ullrich-French

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Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 1992

Ebook Chapter

...As competitors, teammates, exercise partners, and coactors or spectators, peers are a notable presence within physical activity settings. Although research activity on peers in physical activity settings is not as extensive as that on other...

Group Dynamics in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity Contexts

Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 1992

Ebook Chapter

...The present chapter focuses on group dynamics, or the study of “the actions, processes, and changes that occur within and between groups” (Forsyth, 2014, p. 2) in sport and exercise settings. Group dynamics can be observed across a range...

Basic Concepts in Exercise Psychology

Bruce Abernethy

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Bruce Abernethy, PhD, is professor of human movement science in the School of Human Movement Studies and deputy executive dean and associate dean (research) in the faculty of health sciences at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. He also holds a visiting professor appointment at the University of Hong Kong, where he was previously the inaugural chair professor and director of the Institute of Human Performance. He is also coeditor of Creative Side of Experimentation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Vaughan Kippers

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Vaughan Kippers, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Queensland. He coordinates anatomy courses for students enrolled in medicine, physiotherapy, and occupational therapy programs. His major research involves the use of electromyography, in which the electrical signals produced by muscles as they contract are analyzed to determine muscular control of human movement. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stephanie J. Hanrahan

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Stephanie J. Hanrahan, PhD, is a registered sport psychologist and an associate professor in the Schools of Human Movement Studies and Psychology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Hanrahan has over 20 years of experience in teaching human movement studies at the undergraduate level. She is a recipient of the University of Queensland’s Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition to being part of the author team for the first two editions of Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement, Hanrahan has authored or edited nine other books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marcus G. Pandy

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Marcus G. Pandy, PhD, is a professor of mechanical and biomedical engineering in the department of mechanical engineering at the University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia. Pandy earned his PhD in mechanical engineering at Ohio State University in Columbus and then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in mechanical engineering at Stanford University. Before joining the University of Melbourne, he held the Joe J. King professorship in engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alison M. McManus

Alison M. McManus, PhD, is an associate professor and assistant director of the Institute of Human Performance at the University of Hong Kong. Her research focuses on the role exercise and free-living physical activity play in the health and well-being of children, the development of population measures of obesity and its associated health risks, and the provision of a more comprehensive understanding of the complex metabolic bases of exercise and physical activity in obese children. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laurel T. Mackinnon

Laurel T. Mackinnon, PhD, is a science writer and editor based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She is also a former associate professor and now adjunct associate professor in the School of Human Movement Studies at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...‣ the difference between exercise participation motivation and exercise adherence motivation;‣ the biological, psychological, sensory, and situational factors that interact to influence exercise adherence motivation;‣ the role of goal...