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Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Sport Psychology in Sports, Exercise and Physical Activity

Edited by Hilde Nielsen

The Research Council of Norway

Sports psychology is an interdisciplinary science for the purpose of increased participation in sports and physical activity to improve health and wellbeing. It addresses everything from optimal performance and wellbeing of athletes to developing mental and social aspects of participation to systemic issues associated with sports settings and organizations. This book introduces readers to topics within sports psychology with a special focus on motivation, behavior change, and personalities.

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Sport Psychology in Sports, Exercise and Physical ActivityEdited by Hilde Nielsen

Published: October 20th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.95675

ISBN: 978-1-83969-720-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-83969-719-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83969-721-0

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

563 Total Chapter Downloads


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1. Lifelong Healthy Habits and Lifestyles

By Samuel Honório, Jorge Santos, João Serrano, João Rocha, João Petrica, André Ramalho and Marco Batista


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2. Personality Traits, Achievement Motivation, and Self-Regulation in Physically Active and Sedentary Young Adults

By Concepcion Padilla and Pilar Andres


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3. The Development of Motor and Perceptual Skills in Young Athletes

By Afroditi C. Lola and George C. Tzetzis


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4. Sports Motivation in Athletes in the Face of Psychosocial Risk and Pandemic Due to COVID 19

By Ericka Matus, Lorena Matus and Jay Molino


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5. Psychological Factors as Predictor of Sport Participation among Japanese and Foreign Students in Sendai, Japan

By Akindele Abimibayo Adeoya, Adewale Olugbemiga Adeleye and Shinichi Egawa


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6. Sport Practice Motives of Brazilian Pupil-Athletes

By Guilherme Alves Grubertt and Helio Serassuelo Junior


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7. Biopsychosocial Characteristics of Elderly Adults of Latin America: Strategies of Physical Activity for the Functional Health

By Magdalena Soledad Chavero Torres, Rosa María Cruz-Castruita, Norma Angélica Borbón Castro, Nancy Cristina Banda Sauceda and Oswaldo Ceballos Gurrola


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