Handbook of Embodied Cognition and Sport Psychology – eBook

eBook details

  • Authors: Massimilliano L. Cappuccio, Richard S. W. Masters
  • File Size: 6 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 783 pages
  • Publisher: The MIT Press
  • Publication Date: December 7, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07L9KRM1K
  • ISBN-10: 0262038501
  • ISBN-13: 9780262038508

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Handbook of Embodied Cognition and Sport Psychology (PDF) is the very first methodical cooperation in between cognitive researchers and sports psychologists thinks about the mind-body relationship from the viewpoint of athletic ability and sports practice.

With 26 chapters by leading scientists, the PDF ebook links and incorporates findings from fields that vary from approach of mind to sociology of sports. The chapters reveal not just that sports can inform researchers how the human mind works however likewise that the clinical research study of the human mind can assist professional athletes prosper. Sports psychology research study has actually constantly concentrated on the ideas, styles, and designs of embodied cognition; embodied cognition, in turn, has actually discovered striking verification of its theoretical claims in the mental accounts of sports efficiency and athletic ability. Athletic ability is a genuine type of intelligence, including cognitive professors no less advanced and complex than those needed by mathematical issue-fixing.

After providing the crucial ideas needed for using embodied cognition to sports psychology, the ebook goes over ability interruption (the propensity to “choke” under pressure); sensorimotor ability acquisition and how training associates to the advancement of cognitive professors; the intersubjective and social measurement of sports abilities, seen in group sports; the concept of “affordance” and its significance for eco-friendly psychology and embodied cognition theory; sports practice in cultural and social contexts; and the mind’s predictive abilities, which make it possible for anticipation, imagination, improvisation, and creativity in sports efficiency.

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