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In this thoroughly revised new edition, with eleven new chapters and substantial updates to all others, Rowan Bayne and Gordon Jinks expertly combine the professional and academic aspects of applied psychology. The contributing authors, all experts in their field, provide authoritative and engaging overviews of their areas of expertise and an important range of perspectives. Applied Psychology: Research, Practice and New Directions, Second Edition is organized into three parts. The first part is a general context for applied psychology including a discussion of questions about evidence based practice. The second part discusses practice and training in a plethora of areas of applied psychology, including all of the traditional routes (for e.g. clinical, health and educational psychology) eight ‘relative newcomers’ to the field (for e.g. sport ...

Sport Psychology
Sport psychology
James BealeMarcia Wilson
Introduction

Sport psychology has received considerable attention in recent years, from a range of different areas including the media, the applied field and the academic sphere. This interest is demonstrated through an increase in the number of media reports referring to sport psychology and directly requesting sport psychology comment; the number of athletes utilising sport psychology services and skills (still considerably lower than most expect); ...

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