Psycho-social issues and interventions in elite sports

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .

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  • Sports -- Vocational guidance.,
  • Sports -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Sports -- Social aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementDieter Hackfort (ed.).
SeriesSport sciences international,, v. 1
ContributionsHackfort, Dieter.
LC ClassificationsGV734 .P79 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 263 p. :
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL828357M
ISBN 103631474210
LC Control Number95101589

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Psycho-social issues and interventions in elite sports. Frankfurt am Main ; New York: P. Lang, ©   Mental health within elite sport has traditionally been ignored, but recent research has shown that competitive sport can at times seriously undermine mental health and that athletes are exposed to specific stressors that hinder their mental health optimisation.

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This important book adopts an evidenced based approach, discussing the context of the intervention, its design and implementation, and its evaluation and. Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes offers students, researchers, and practicing sport psychologists an accessible and rigorous grounding in the manifestations of psychosocial health in athletes, the threats athletes face to their psychosocial health, and the interventions which can be designed to enhance it.

Psychological Issues in Sport Performance In recent years, there has been a growing interest and awareness in sport psychology. rehearsal is a favorite among elite athletes. It can help improve performance by enabling the Prevention of these consequences involves early intervention, careful examination of the behavior and its results.

Mental health is a global societal challenge. Sport, more specifically, elite sport, offers a potential window into the mental health challenges of young people. We initiated this research topic by proposing that explanations for mental health disturbance in sport predominantly based on training load (e.g.

mental health model, Raglin, ), overlooked the potential organizational stressors in. The use of psychological interventions in competitive sport to enhance performance has become increasingly popular.

However, the effectiveness of these interventions has been questioned by some sports psychologists. In general, educationally-based psychological interventions have produced significant increases in performance. Specifically, it was found that 38 of the 45.

CONCLUSIONS: Psychological and psychosocial interventions have a moderate positive effect on sport performance, and this effect may last at least a month following the end of the intervention.

Future research would benefit from following guidelines for intervention reporting. Psychologists are increasingly supporting the quest for performance enhancement in sport and there is a need to evaluate the evidence base underpinning their work.

To synthesize the most rigorous available research that has evaluated psychological, social, and psychosocial interventions with sport performers on variables relating to their athletic performance, and to address some of the.

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The prime focus of research on sports injuries has been on physical factors.1 This is despite our understanding that when an athlete sustains a sports injury it has psychosocial impacts.2, 3 A common assumption has been that physical and psychosocial recovery occurs at the same time.

Recently, it has been recognised that physical and psychological readiness to return to sport. Mental health issues within elite sport: are we taking steps in the right direction. Posted on July 4, prevention is better than cure and perhaps a brief psychological intervention with focus on psychoeducation, lifestyle advice, goal setting and expectation management in the early stages of injury could decrease and possibly prevent any.

Objective To summarise the literature on the barriers to athletes seeking mental health treatment and cultural influencers of mental health in elite athletes. Design Systematic review Data sources PubMed, Cochrane, Scopus, SportDiscus (Ebsco), and PsycINFO (ProQuest) up to November Eligibility criteria for selecting studies Qualitative and quantitative original studies of elite athletes.

In recent years there has been increasing acknowledgement of the problem of mental health in elite sport. Research shows that while sports people are susceptible to mental health problems to broadly the same extent as the wider community, there are a number of key risk periods – such as times of injury, retirement and competitive [ ].

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Hackfort (Ed.), Psycho-social issues and interventions. psychological issues, including provision of psychological support services as needed. • Coordinate graduated return to practice and play to promote psychological readiness.

• Assess an athlete’s social network. • Educate athletes, parents, families, friends, and others about the importance of.

Objectives: To synthesize the most rigorous available research that has evaluated psychological, social, and psychosocial interventions with sport performers on variables relating to their athletic performance, and to address some of the perplexing issues in the sport psychology intervention literature (e.g., do interventions have a lasting.

Sport psychological interventions in critical situations such as communication problems, conflicts, psychological skills training after injury, doping controls, the transition from junior to senior level and clinical issues, such as burnout, depression, eating disorders, sports addiction, career termination, and coaching of parents are Reviews: 2.

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The purpose of this investigation was to describe the psychological characteristics and reactions of injured athletes and to examine the changes in these reactions throughout their rehabilitation.

This study examined elite injured athletes from 25 sports at four phases: upon injury, partial recovery, semi-recovery, and full recovery.

The aim of the current study was to conduct a systematic review determining the effect of sport-specific mental health awareness programs to improve mental health knowledge and help-seeking among sports coaches, athletes and officials.

The second aim was to review the study quality and to report on the validity of measures that were used to determine the effectiveness of programs. The effect of a life development intervention on sports career transition adjustment.

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Methods Multivariate analyses were conducted on nationwide data obtained from the athletes' yearly. Children and Yourth in Sport offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of issues of concern to youth sport educators, researchers, and program administrators.

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Vealey RS(1). Author information: (1)Department of Physical Education, Health, and Sport Studies, Miami University, Oxford, OH The prospect of human psycho-behavioral change has fueled the development and growth of applied sport psychology and psychological. With a final section of the book outlining issues related to mental health that are relevant to endurance performance, the book shows that the future of research and application of psychological theory in endurance performance in sport is bright and thriving.

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A Season-Long Goal-Setting Intervention for Elite Youth Basketball Teams. Deniz Durdubas, Luc J. Martin & Ziya Koruc. Using the Learning Climate Questionnaire to Assess Basic Psychological Needs Support in Youth Sport.

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