Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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May, R. K. 2010. Sport Psychology. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
The discipline of sport psychology is dedicated to the investigation of the relationship between psychological factors and exercise and sport, as well as the application of this knowledge. Sport scientists and sport psychologists examine such issues as competition, performance enhancement, skill acquisition, children's development through sport, team interaction, and the maintenance and enhancement of physical and mental health.
- performance enhancement;
- sport science;
- health psychology