13. Mental Skills Training in Sport

  1. Gershon Tenenbaum and
  2. Robert C. Eklund
  1. Robin S. Vealey

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch13

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Vealey, R. S. (2007) Mental Skills Training in Sport, in Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition (eds G. Tenenbaum and R. C. Eklund), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738114

Online ISBN: 9781118270011

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Keywords:

  • motor behavior research;
  • sport;
  • mental skills training;
  • performance success;
  • achievement drive

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Development of Mental Skills Training in Sport

  • Mental Skills for Athletes and Coaches

  • A Framework for Understanding Mental Skills Training in Sport

  • Effectiveness and Use of Mental Skills Training in Sport

  • Suggestions for the Future of Mental Skills Training in Sport

  • Conclusion