Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A

Walsh, V., Wilson, M. and Parkin, B. (ed.) 2017. Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A. Elsevier.

TitleSport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A
EditorsWalsh, V., Wilson, M. and Parkin, B.
Abstract

Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part A, Volume 231 reflects recent advancements in the understanding of how elite athletes prepare for—and perform at—peak levels during competition. The latest release in this series focuses on a variety of topics, including chapters on Great British medalists: Psychosocial biographies of Super-Elite and Elite athletes from Olympic sports, a chapter on elite and super-elite Great British athletes: Some theoretical implications from Hardy et al.’s (2016) findings, and The psychosocial development of world class athletes: Additional considerations for understanding the whole person and salience of adversity.

This series takes a multidisciplinary approach, focusing on aspects of psychology, neuroscience, skill learning, talent development and physiology.

Key Features
Takes a multidisciplinary approach, focusing on aspects of psychology, neuroscience, skill learning, talent development, and physiology
Focuses on sports and the brain
Contains expertise and an international focus of contributors
Adopts the novel approach of having a target article with critical commentaries on the lessons learned from British multiple gold medalists at Olympic and World Championships

Year2017
PublisherElsevier
Publication dates
Published26 Jul 2017
ISBN9780128118283
9780128118276
Web address (URL)https://www.sciencedirect.com/bookseries/progress-in-brain-research/vol/232/suppl/C

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