Life as Sport

Life as Sport

What Top Athletes Can Teach You About How to Win in Life

Book - 2016
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"Why do sports captivate people? They allow us to watch human beings achieve peak performance, but, beyond physical strength and skill, what's really impressive is an athlete's mental prowess--their will to succeed, engagement with their environment, and self-confidence. Sport psychology is the study of how to develop, improve, and maintain thoughts and behaviors that lead to peak athletic performance. Until now, these techniques have primarily been available to top athletes and coaches. In Life as Sport, sport psychologist Dr. Jonathan Fader shares the skills he teaches professional athletes to enhance motivation, set productive goals, sharpen routines, and clarify thought processes, and applies them to real-world situations at work, home, and play."--Publisher's description.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, [2016]
Edition: First Da Capo Press edition.
ISBN: 9780738218960
0738218960
9780738218953
0738218952
Branch Call Number: 158.1 FADER
BF637.S8 F3 2016
Characteristics: xxiii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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