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Performance Impairment-I (PI-I)

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

...This chapter and the next discuss the wide range of clinical disorders that impair both athletics and other major life domains. We also describe the most well-established, evidence-based interventions for the clinical disorders commonly...

Performance Impairment-II (PI-II)

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

...This chapter highlights the clinical presentations and disorders constituting a MCS-SP classification of performance impairment-II (PI-II). In these clinical concerns, the athlete experiences extreme emotional distress and also exhibits...

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

...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...

It’s About Moving

Cadeyrn J. Gaskin

Cadeyrn J. Gaskin

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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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Doing Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...Although disability is often discussed in medical terms, it can also be thought of as a social experience. In addition to having bodies that may not function as well as those of others, disabled people have to contend with how others react...
...The purpose of this chapter is to examine family influences on children’s and adolescents’ engagement in physical activity. We primarily focus on parental influence on active free play (AFP) and youth sport participation. After defining key...

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

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

...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

...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...

Affect, Mood, and Emotion

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

University of Georgia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook

...Most people say they feel better after they exercise. This chapter is about what that means and why it happens. The focus is on the potential that physical activity and exercise have for improving someone’s mood and on whether acute...

Synthesizing Measurement Outcomes Through Meta-Analysis

Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...This chapter looks at measurement issues in sport psychology from a different perspective—the perspective of meta-analysis. Meta-analysis, or the analysis of analyses, is a term that Gene Glass (1976) coined to mean the quantitative review...

Anxiety

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

University of Georgia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook

...Many people who exercise during their leisure time have noticed a calming effect from a hard workout, reporting that they use exercise to “forget worries” or as an outlet for “nervous energy.” Others say they feel more relaxed after...