HOW TO USE IMAGERY IN SPORTS FOR COACHES AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGISTS
Rushall, B. S. (1991). Imagery training in sports: A handbook for athletes, coaches, and sport psychologists. Spring Valley, CA: Sports Science Associates. Published in Australia by the Australian Coaching Council, Canberra, ACT.
The complete description of imagery concepts, uses, and programs to improve athletes' performances.
This text highlights the latest techniques, practices, and research involving imagery in sports. Step-by-step directions of what to do, say, and imagine are provided. This information is essential for the effective use of imagery for learning skills and tactics and for improving competitive performances. It features: (i) Learning Imagery -- the features, steps, and use of imagery that are appropriate for learning sporting and movement skills; (ii) Performance Enhancement Imagery -- the features, steps, and use of imagery that are appropriate for the enhancement of competitive performances; and (iii) Research -- the synthesis and interpretation of the latest research and practical applications of imagery in sporting environments and movement activities.
The Table of Contents of this book is as follows.
Section 1: MENTAL IMAGERY IN SPORTS: WHAT IS KNOWN
Section 2: TEACHING MENTAL IMAGERY SKILLS
Section 3: SKILL LEARNING THROUGH IMAGERY: WHAT IS INVOLVED
Section 4: IMPLICATIONS OF LEARNING IMAGERY FOR SPORTS: WHAT TO DO
Section 5: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF LEARNING IMAGERY
Section 6: PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT THROUGH IMAGERY:WHAT IS INVOLVED
Section 7: IMPLICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT IMAGERY: WHAT TO DO
Section 8: APPLICATIONS OF PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT MAGERY
Section 9: OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Section 10: REFERENCES
Section 11: INDEX
Section 12: APPENDIX
[Soft; 8.5 x 11 inches; 121 pages; US$20.00 per copy includes S&H; also from the Australian Coaching Council]
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