In this student-friendly introduction, the authors consider the psychological effects of sport on both the individual and the group. Topics covered include motivation, performance, mental health and leadership, offering a balanced and in-depth resource for students interested in learning more about sport psychology.
DAVID TOD is Lecturer of Sport and Exercise Psychology at Aberystwyth University, UK. He has also acted as a consultant for a wide variety of sports teams and athletes from club to international level. JOANNE THATCHER is Senior Lecturer of Sport Psychology at Aberystwyth University, UK, and Chair of the British Psychological Society's Division of Sport & Exercise Psychology. RACHEL RAHMAN is Lecturer in Psychology at Aberystwyth University, UK.