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Editors: Robert Schinke (Laurentain University, Ontario, Canada)
Book Description:
'Contemporary Sport Psychology' captures the contributions of world-wide experts, based upon earlier special editions of a peer reviewed sport psychology journal titled Athletic Insight. Most often sport psychology books either contain similar chapters across books pertaining to theoretical concepts or applied practices. On occasion, textbooks also contain a special topics section placed at the very end of the compendium with a few contributions regarded as a special topics issue. The present compilation is built entirely of special topics, where the focus is to forefront diverse perspectives through three distinct sections, each with contributions pertaining to research and practice. Section One is comprised of practical application, Within Section One the reader will find contributions pertaining to applied practice with Olympic and professional athletes based upon the first hand experiences of elite practitioners from several continents. The intent through section one is to propose strategies, reflecting several national perspectives that applied practitioners might employ as they enter the field or seek positions with elite sport organizations in the global sport community. Section Two reflects contributions about Cultural Sport Psychology (CSP). CSP is a burgeoning research and practice trajectory within sport and exercise psychology, launched formally through a special installment of Athletic Insight. Most recently the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, the peer reviewed journal for the International Society of Sport Psychology has also featured a devoted installment to the topic (Autumn, 2009). Section Two provides the reader with the most current work on CSP written by several highly creditable researchers a the forefront of the trajectory. Section Three is devoted to the intersection of sport psychology and ethics. Within Section Three the authors provide their respective views on the topic, carrying from the role of student practitioners struggling with matters of ethic to consultants of high-risk Olympic and professional sport teams faced with the ethical implications they encounter when working in the field.

Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-xi
Introduction to the Compilation

Chapter 1. The Contextual Side of Professional Boxing Re-visited, pp. 1-10
(Robert J. Schinke, Laurentian University, Canada)

Chapter 2. Preparing Professional Hockey Players for the Playoffs, pp. ,11-20
(Wayne Halliwell, University of Montreal, Canada)

Chapter 3. A Case for a New Sport Psychology: Applied Psychophysiology and fMRI Neuroscience, pp. 21-32
(Leonard Zaichkowsky, Boston University, MA)

Chapter 4. The Psychology of Being an Olympic Favorite, pp. 33-54
(Peter Haberl, United States Olympic Committee)

Chapter 5. Psychological Preparation of Athletes for the Olympic Context: Team Culture and Team-Building, pp. 55-70
(Ken Hodge, University of Otago, New Zealand and Gary Hermansson,
NZ Olympic Committee, New Zealand)

Chapter 6. From One Olympics to the Next: A Four-Year Psychological Preparation Program, pp. 71-88
(Ronnie Lidor, The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute and Boris Blumenstein, University of Haifa, Israel)

Chapter 7. Introduction to Cultural Sport Psychology Revisited, pp. 89-104
(Amy T. Blodgett, Hope E. Yungblut, Robert J. Schinke ,Laurentian University and Stephanie J. Hanrahan, University of Queensland, Australia)

Chapter 8. Revisiting Diversity and Politics in Sport Psychology
Through Cultural Studies: Where Are We Five Years Later?, pp. 105-120
(Leslee A. Fisher, University of Tennessee, Emily A. Roper
Sam Houston State University and Ted Butryn, San Jose State University)

Chapter 9. Sport Psychology as Cultural Praxis, pp. 121-136
(Tatiana V. Ryba, University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

Chapter 10. Theoretical Approaches to Cultural Sport Psychology, pp. 137-153
(Peter Catina)

Chapter 11. Through the Funhouse Mirror: Understanding Access and (Un)Expected Selves through Confessional Tales, pp. 153-170
(Kerry R. McGannon and Jennifer L Metz, Department of Health and Sport Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA)

Chapter 12. Using Psychological Skills Training from Sport Psychology to Enhance the Life Satisfaction of Adolescent Mexican Orphans, pp. 171-180
(Stephanie J. Hanrahan, Schools of Human Movement Studies and Psychology, The University of Queensland)

Chapter 13. Sport Psychology Consulting with Latin American Athletes, pp. 181-196
(Anthony P. Kontos, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA;
Erick Arguello, M.Ed. Central Louisiana State Hospital, Alexandria, LA)

Chapter 14. A Model for Supervision of Applied Sport Psychology Consultations in Division I College Sports, pp. 197-216
(Linda A. Keeler and Sam Zizzi, California State Univ., CA)

Chapter 15. Ethical Decision-Making in Sport Psychology: Issues and Implications for Professional Practice, pp. 217-232
(Brandonn S. Harris, Kansas State University; Amanda J. Visek
The George Washington University; Jack C. Watson; West Virginia University)

Chapter 16. Sport Psychology Consulting with Canadian Olympic Athletes and Coaches: Values and Ethical Considerations, pp. 233-252
(Penny Werthner and John Coleman, School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada)

Chapter 17. A profession of violence or a high contact sport?
Ethical issues working in professional boxing, pp. 253-262
(Andrew M. Lane, School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure,
Wolverhampton University, UK)

Chapter 18. Commentary Chapter, pp. 263-278
(Mary Pritchard, Boise State University, Boise, ID and Sandy Kimbrough, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, TX)

Biographies
Authors' Addresses
Index pp. 279-304

   Series:
      Sports and Athletics Preparation, Performance, and Psychology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013- January
   Pages: 315, 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-150-0
   Status: AV
  
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