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.
|Title of host publication||Sport psychology for young athletes|
|Editors||Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould|
|Place of Publication||London|
|ISBN (Print)||9781138682399, 9781138682382|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
- sport psychology
- young athletes
- cognitive behaviour therapy
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 .