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“A novel attempt to write exclusively about different aspects of psychology, exclusively related to football.” That’s how Karl Marius Aksum describes the ambition behind the collected volume Football Psychology: From Theory to Practice, editied by Erkut Konter, Jürgen Beckman and Todd M. Loughead (Routledge). Unfortunately, writes our reviewer, the book does not deliver on that intention; out of 25 contributions, Aksum can name but a handful that is up to speed on the current state of knowledge in the field of sports psychology.
The Journal of Applied Sport Psychology is a refereed journal designed to advance thought, theory, and research on applied aspects of sport and exercise psychology. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Self-determined motivation, social identification and the mental health of adolescent male team sport participants by Stewart A. Vella, Alex Benson, Jordan Sutcliffe, Colin McLaren, Christian Swann, Matthew J. Schweickle, Andrew Miller & Mark Bruner.
Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life. Editor’s pick from the current issue: COMPOSITE VIGNETTES OF SWEDISH MALE AND FEMALE PROFESSIONAL HANDBALL PLAYERS’ CAREER PATHS by Johan Ekengren, Natalia B. Stambulova, Urban Johnson, Ing-Marie Carlsson & Tatiana V. Ryba.
Psychology of Sport and Exercise is the Official Journal of the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC). Psychology of Sport and Exercise is an international forum for scholarly reports in the psychology of sport and exercise, broadly defined. The journal is open to the use of diverse methodological approaches.
Anne Tjønndal, sport scientist and coach, finds much to appreciate in a new anthology from Routledge, Developing Sport Expertise: Researchers and coaches put theory into practice edited by Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker & Clare MacMahon.
Talangjakten inom idrotten fortsätter med oförminskad styrka, och en ny bok vill lära ut tekniker för att lyckas. Rune Dall Jensen recenserar antologin Talent Identification and Development in Sport: International Perspectives av Joseph Baker, Steve Cobley & Jörg Schorer.