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The Psychology of Concentration in Sport Performers A Cognitive Analysis by Aidan P. Moran

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Published by Psychology Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Occupational & industrial psychology,
  • Sports Psychology,
  • Reference,
  • Physical education and training,
  • Psychology,
  • Education,
  • Sports,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Applied Psychology,
  • Attention,
  • Psychological aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9831381M
ISBN 10086377444X
ISBN 109780863774447

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As confirmed by the quotations from psychologists and sport performers, such processes are regarded as being crucial determinants of athletic success. The chapter examines what the term concentration means in sport psychology. It reviews the research findings on selective and divided attention in sport : Aidan P. Moran. 52 rows  New. The Psychology of Concentration in Sport Performers: A Cognitive Analysis.. Upc: 3/5(1). This book gives an analysis of the concentration processes in athletes and applies the findings to possible intervention programmes in sports psychology. It is divided into 4 parts. Section 1 reviews the topic of 'cognitive sport psychology' and traces the intellectual and historical background to the study of mental factors in athletic by: The psychology of concentration in sport performers: a cognitive analysis. [Aidan P Moran] -- The capacity to "concentrate" effectively, or to exert mental effort on the specific task at hand while ignoring distractions, is widely regarded by athletes, coaches and psychologists as the key to.

Author Moran, Aidan P Subjects Sports - Psychological aspects.; Attention.; Sports - Psychology. Summary The capacity to "concentrate" effectively, or to exert mental effort on the specific task at hand while ignoring distractions, is widely regarded by athletes, coaches and psychologists as the key to successful performance in competitive sport. The Psychology of Concentration in Sport Performers will likely stand as a primary resource to researchers and practitioners for years to come. It could be used as a graduate level text. Even more so, it is a valuable reference book for any psychologist or educated professional concerned with the process of concentration in human performance/5(2).   The ability to concentrate plays a major part in an athlete's overall t knowing how to concentrate effectively, sports performers shift their focus and become distracted. Athletes can learn the art of concentration, which in time becomes second nature. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Alison Gill.

  The Psychology of Concentration in Sport Performers: A Cognitive Analysis Aidan P. Moran Limited preview - The psychology of concentration in sport performers: a cognitive analysis. [Aidan P Moran] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Cognitive sport psychology -- section 2. Concentration in sport -- section 3. Concentration techniques -- section 4. Concentration. Concentration can be defined as the athlete putting deliberate mental effort on what is most important in the moment (See the book by Aidan Moran, Sport and Exercise Psychology: A Critical Introduction). Most athletes learn to filter out external information such as crowds, parents, and coaches when they need to. The Psychology of Concentration in Sport Performers will likely stand as a primary resource to researchers and practitioners for years to come. It could be used as a graduate level text. Even more so, it is a valuable reference book for any psychologist or educated professional concerned with the process of concentration in human performance.