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Social Psychology in Sport
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Foreword
Maureen R. Weiss, PhD
Preface
AcknowledgmentsPart I. Relationships in Sport
Chapter 1. Understanding the Coach-Athlete Relationship
Sophia Jowett, PhD, and Artur Poczwardowski, PhD
Coach-Athlete Relationship Defined
Importance of Studying Coach-Athlete Relationships
Recent Conceptualizations of the Coach-Athlete Relationship
Integrated Research Model
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 2. Interdependence Analysis and the 3+1Cs in the Coach-Athlete Relationship
Sophia Jowett, PhD
Interdependence Theory: Essential Elements in Dyadic Relationships
3+1Cs Conceptualization of the Coach-Athlete Relationship
3+1Cs Model and Interdependence Theory
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 3. Interpersonal Communication and Conflict in the Coach-Athlete Relationship
Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD
Communication
Conflict
Relationship Between Communication and Conflict
Relational Expertise
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 4. Youth Peer Relationships in Sport
Alan L. Smith, PhD
Defining Peer Relationships
Guiding Theoretical Frameworks
Why Study Peer Relationships in Sport?
Research on Sport-Based Peer Relationships
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryPart II. Coach Leadership and Group Dynamics
Chapter 5. Multidimensional Model of Coach Leadership
Harold A. Riemer, PhD
Historical Perspectives
Overview of the Multidimensional Model of Leadership
Research Associated With the MML
Evaluation of the Research to Date
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 6. Social-Cognitive Approach to Coaching Behaviors
Ronald E. Smith, PhD, and Frank L. Smoll, PhD
Leadership Research in Youth Sport Settings
Initial Mediational Model
Expanded Mediational Model and Research Implications
Development and Evaluation of Coach Effectiveness Training
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 7. Team Cohesion: Nature, Correlates, and Development
Albert V. Carron, PhD, Mark A. Eys, PhD, and Shauna M. Burke, MA
Conceptual Model for Team Cohesion
Relationship of Team Cohesion to Team Success
Correlates of Cohesion
Benefits and Liabilities of Cohesion
Nature of Team Building
Team Building for Cohesion in Sport
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 8. All the World's a Stage: Impact of an Audience on Sport Performers
Marc V. Jones, PhD, Steven R. Bray, PhD, and David Lavallee, PhD
Historical Overview of Theory and Research
How Do Athletes Respond to an Audience?
Positive and Negative Effects of Audiences on Athlete Performance
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryPart III. Motivational Climate
Chapter 9. Coach-Created Motivational Climate
Joan L. Duda, PhD, and Isabel Balaguer, PhD
Basic Tenets and Constructs of Achievement Goal Frameworks
Research on the Coach-Created Motivational Climate
Conceptual Issues and Measurement Challenges
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 10. Parent-Created Motivational Climate
Sally A. White, PhD
Achievement Goal Theory
Parent Motivation in Educational Settings
Parent-Created Motivational Climate in Sport and Physical Activity Settings
Related Findings on Parent Achievement Motivation
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 11. Peer-Created Motivational Climate
Nikos Ntoumanis, PhD, Spiridoula Vazou, PhD, and Joan L. Duda, PhD
Achievement Goal Theory and Motivational Climate
Qualitative Investigation of the Peer-Created Motivational Climate
Measurement of the Peer-Created Motivational Climate
Peer-Created Motivational Climate and Indices of Motivation
Age and Gender Differences in Perceptions of the Peer-Created Motivational Climate
Between-Group Variations in Perceptions of the Peer-Created Motivational Climate
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryPart IV. Key Social and Cognitive Processes in Sport
Chapter 12. Physical Self-Concept and Sport
Herbert W. Marsh, PhD
Critical Issues in Self-Concept Research
Self-Description Questionnaires
Physical Self-Description Questionnaire (PSDQ)
Elite Athlete Self-Description Questionnaire
Causal Ordering of Self-Concept and Performance
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 13. Efficacy Beliefs Within Relational and Group Contexts in Sport
Mark R. Beauchamp, PhD
Role Efficacy Within Sport Teams
Collective Efficacy Within Sport Teams
Coaching Efficacy in Sport
Additional Forms of Relational Efficacy in Sport
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 14. Person Perception and Sport Performance
Iain Greenlees, PhD
Approaches to Person Perception
Research on Person Perception in Sport
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 15. Self-Handicapping in Sport: A Self-Presentation Strategy
Ralph Maddison, PhD, and Harry Prapavessis, PhD
Self-Presentation
Self-Handicapping in Sport
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryPart V. The Athlete in the Wider Sport Environment
Chapter 16. Influence of Social Support on Athletes
Tim Rees, PhD
What Is Social Support?
Principal Theoretical Frameworks
Social Support in Sport
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 17. Parenting and Career Transitions of Elite Athletes
Paul Wylleman, PhD, Paul De Knop, PhD, Marie-Christine Verdet, PhD, and Sasa Cecic-Erpic, PhD
Lifespan Perspective on the Athletic Career
Multistage Perspective on Parental Involvement
Stages of Parental Involvement
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 18. Passion for Sport in Athletes
Robert J. Vallerand, PhD, and Paule Miquelon, PhD
Theory and Research on Passion
Research on Passion in Sport
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 19. Morality in Sport
Maria Kavussanu, PhD
Theories of Morality
Morality Research in Sport
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryChapter 20. Cross-Cultural Issues in Sport Psychology Research
Gangyan Si, PhD, and Hing-chu Lee, PhD
Historical Overview of Cross-Cultural Psychology in Sport
Basic Definitions
Popular Frameworks for Cross-Cultural Psychology
Goals of Cross-Cultural Research
Methodological Issues
Future Research
Practical Implications
SummaryAfterword
John Kremer, PhD
References
Index
About the Editors
About the Contributors

About the Author

Sophia Jowett, PhD, is a senior lecturer in sport and exercise psychology at Loughborough University. She received her PhD from the University of Exeter in 2001. Her main research revolves around the affective, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of interpersonal relationships in sport. Her research has been supported by the Economic and Social Research Council, the British Academy, the Nuffield Foundation, the Hellenic Olympic Committee, and the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sport. Dr. Jowett has published in peer-reviewed journals, including the British Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, The Sport Psychologist, International Journal of Sport Psychology, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine Sciences and Sports, and Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice. She has presented her work at national and international conferences and has authored chapters in edited books. She has recently coedited a special issue on interpersonal relationships in Psychology of Sport and Exercise and a monograph on psychology of sport coaching for the British Psychological Society. She is an accredited sport psychologist of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences and served as a sport psychology consultant of the 2004 Greek Olympic team. Sophia and her husband Peter have two daughters, Christina and Phillippa.David Lavallee, PhD, is a reader in sport and exercise psychology at Loughborough University. His educational qualifications include a master's degree in psychology from Harvard University and a PhD in sport and exercise psychology from the University of Western Australia. He is also an associate fellow and chartered psychologist of the British Psychological Society. Dr. Lavallee has published more than 100 scholarly publications in academic and professional outlets, including two edited books, one authored book, 18 book chapters, and numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. He has also edited special issues of The Psychologist, Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss, and Psychology of Sport and Exercise and two monographs. He currently serves as editor of Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, associate editor of The Psychologist, and digest editor for the Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology. David and his wife, Ruth, have two sons, Joseph and Noah.

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"This is by far the finest book on the subject in the field thus far in which both empirical research and practical hands-on experience make up the bulk of each chapter. This is the definitive resource for the most contemporary and comprehensive view of social psychology in a sport setting."Doody's Book Review Service

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