Using CBT to work with and understand individual athletes

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Abstract

Book abstract: Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of sport psychology for children and young athletes. It provides practical strategies and guidance for those working in or researching youth sport, demonstrating how to integrate sport psychology effectively in a variety of youth sport contexts.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSport psychology for young athletes
EditorsCamilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Pages255-264
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781315545202
ISBN (Print)9781138682399, 9781138682382
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • sport psychology
  • young athletes
  • cognitive behaviour therapy

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    McCarthy, P. J. (2018). Using CBT to work with and understand individual athletes. In C. J. Knight, C. G. Harwood, & D. Gould (Eds.), Sport psychology for young athletes (1 ed., pp. 255-264). Routledge .