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  2. Core Textbooks 2 items
    One of these textbooks will cover most or all of the topics in this module.
    1. Foundations of sport and exercise psychology - Robert S. Weinberg, Daniel Gould 2015

      Book Suggested for student purchase Excellent core textbook. Expensive so we suggest you try to buy an second-hand copy of either the 5th (ice skater on front) or 6th (tennis player on front) editions.

    2. Sport psychology: concepts and applications - Cox, Richard H. 2012

      Book Suggested for student purchase Excellent core textbook. Expensive so we suggest you try to buy a second-hand copy.

  3. Alternative Core Reading 4 items
    If the above core textbooks are not available, you can use the following e-books which together provide good coverage of our topics, plus others.
    1. Sport psychology: performance enhancement, performance inhibition, individuals, and teams - Nicholas T. Gallucci 2013

      Book Recommended Very good American textbook, mostly focused on sport (rather than exercise). Weekly reading for topic of Introduction, Motivation, and Group Dynamics.

    2. Sport and exercise psychology - Andrew M. Lane 2015

      Book Recommended An edited book i.e. each chapter written by a different expert on that topic. Weekly reading for topics of Confidence, Psychological Skills, Exercise Addiction.

    3. Sport psychology: contemporary themes - David Lavallee, John Kremer, Aidan P. Moran, Mark Williams 2012

      Book Recommended Weekly reading for topic of sport, exercise and mental health.

    4. Foundations of sport and exercise psychology - Robert S. Weinberg, Daniel Gould 2015

      Book Recommended Chapter 4: Arousal, stress, and anxiety has been scanned in for reading for the class on Arousal and Performance.

  4. More useful books 12 items
    1. How to become a sport and exercise psychologist - Martin Eubank, David Tod 2017

      Book Optional Tells you how to get into a career in sport/exercise psychology.

    2. Becoming a sport psychologist - Paul McCarthy 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Optional Tells you how to get into a career in sport/exercise psychology.

    3. Presentation skills for students - Joan Van Emden, Lucinda M. Becker 2016

      Book Recommended You may find this helpful to build skills for your assessed presentation. Chapters 1 to 4 may be especially useful.

    4. Sport Psychology: The Basics - David Tod 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Optional Do you need a simpler coverage of the main topics we cover? Basic intros to the sport topics we cover (but not the exercise ones).

    5. Sport psychology: the basics - David Tod 2014

      Book Optional

    6. Sport and exercise psychology: practitioner case studies - British Psychological Society 2017

      Book Optional A BPS textbook with case studies of sport and exercise psychology in action with clients

    7. Sport psychology: theory, applications and issues - Morris, Tony, Summers, Jeffery J. 2004

      Book Optional Theory is as important in sport and exercise psychology as it is in any part of the social sciences. Theory is our current best understanding about what causes something (tested and modified by research), and gives us suggestions for how to intervene to change or improve it.

    8. Sport and exercise psychology: the key concepts - Ernest Cashmore, NetLibrary, Inc 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Optional

    9. Being a sport psychologist - Richard Keegan 2016

      Book Recommended A book all about the practice of working with a client as a sport and exercise psychologist.

    10. Sport psychology: a student's handbook - Jarvis, Matt c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Optional

    11. Handbook of sport psychology - Tenenbaum, Gershon, Eklund, Robert C. 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended A handbook is an edited book (i.e. each chapter written by a different expert on that topic) that gives the latest research in a field, usually by reviewing the literature on that topic.

    12. Social psychology in sport - Sophia Jowett, David Lavallee 2007

      Book Optional Covers social processes in sport, such as athlete's relationships with coaches, team-mates, parents etc., team cohesion, effect of an audience/spectators, motivational climate, physical self-concept, social support, etc.

  5. Exercise and Physical Activity 7 items
    Most of the books above have a chapter or two on exercise, but the following books are dedicated to it.
    1. Sport psychology: concepts and applications - Richard H. Cox 2012

      Book Recommended Please read Chapter 17: Exercise psychology

    2. Exercise psychology - Janet Buckworth, Rod K. Dishman, Patrick J. O'Connor, Phillip D. Tomporowski 2013

      Book Recommended

    3. Exercise psychology: physical activity and sedentary behavior - Heather A. Hausenblas, Ryan E. Rhodes 2017

      Book Recommended

    4. The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice - Curt L. Lox, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, Steven J. Petruzzello 2014

      Book Recommended

    5. Psychology of physical activity: determinants, well-being and interventions - Stuart Biddle, Nanette Mutrie, T. Gorely 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. Health psychology - David French, British Psychological Society 2010

      Book Recommended Chapter on "Physical Activity" is by well-known exercise psychologist Stuart Biddle. This may be useful for the Exercise Psychology class.

    7. Green exercise, health and well-being - Ana Loureiro, Susana Veloso

      Chapter Optional This chapter (pages 149-169) from an edited book is optional reading on green exercise for the class on Exercise and Well-Being if you would like more info. on this topic.

  6. Journals 6 items
    Keep up with the latest research with these key journals in the field of sport and exercise psychology. There are others but these are some of the main ones.