Performance Psychology for Dancers

Written By Erin Sanchez
Performance Psychology for Dancers
  • Publsiher : Crowood Press (UK)
  • Release : 24 September 2021
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
  • Pages : 144 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Performance Psychology for Dancers written by Erin Sanchez which was release on 24 September 2021, this book published by Crowood Press (UK). Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Professional dance careers are both highly rewarding and exceptionally challenging, so success as a dancer requires robust preparation. Performance Psychology for Dancers is an accessible and practical guide to talent development, offering dancers and those around them support to navigate the challenges of training and the psychological strategies that underlie success. As coaches, parents, and experienced practitioners themselves, the authors share their passion and expertise in talent development from experience working with in-training and professional dancers, athletes, and the military. Additionally, a variety of current industry experts provide key insights and reflections on talent development, mental health and psychological skills for performance. Goals: how aspiring dancers and those that support them generate and refine their thinking about what they want to achieve Talent: an introduction to talent identification and development pathways in dance, and factors talented individuals, parents or teachers can consider to ensure this crucial process delivers what is needed to reach the goals Early training: the broad range of skills that can be encompassed in early training to support future development and how to select the right training environment Mental health: supporting dancers' mental health, related to both performance and to life outside of dance Challenge: common barriers dancers may experience such as perfectionism, passion, fear of failure, identity foreclosure and the evaluative nature of dance education; and how such challenges are an important developmental tool on the young dancer's journey Thinking like a scientist: guidance on how to make decisions about talent development based on evidence and trustworthy advice psychological strategies that underlie success.

Performance Psychology for Dancers

Performance Psychology for Dancers
  • Author : Erin Sanchez,Dave Collins,Aine MacNamara
  • Publisher : Crowood Press (UK)
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : Professional dance careers are both highly rewarding and exceptionally challenging, so success as a dancer requires robust preparation. Performance Psychology for Dancers is an accessible and practical guide to talent development, offering dancers and those around them support to navigate the challenges of training and the psychological strategies that underlie ...

The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology
  • Author : Shane Murphy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-08-16
  • Total pages : 816
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology includes the latest research and applied perspectives from leaders in the field of performance psychology. Current and comprehensive, this foundational volume presents sport and performance psychology from myriad perspectives, including: - individual psychological processes in performance such as attention, imagery, superior performance ...

Performance Psychology

Performance Psychology
  • Author : Markus Raab,Babett Lobinger,Sven Hoffmann,Alexandra Pizzera,Sylvain Laborde
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-09-24
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : This book integrates findings from across domains in performance psychology to focus on core research on what influences peak and non-peak performance. The book explores basic and applied research identifying cognition-action interactions, perception-cognition interactions, emotion-cognition interactions, and perception-action interactions. The book explores performance in sports, music, and the arts both ...

Performance Psychology

Performance Psychology
  • Author : Stewart Cotterill
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-04-07
  • Total pages : 164
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : Anyone who has ever competed in a sport, taken an exam, or appeared on stage understands the importance of performing at the right time. Those who excel in these conditions often develop ways to cope with the stress involved, but what cognitive and emotional strategies allow some people to thrive ...

The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology
  • Author : Shane M. Murphy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-09-06
  • Total pages : 775
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology describes current research findings in the study of human performance: what makes performance excellent and what can go wrong? For the first time in one volume, experts from all fields of performance are brought together, covering domains including sports, the performing arts, ...

Sport Exercise and Performance Psychology

Sport  Exercise  and Performance Psychology
  • Author : Angus Mugford,J. Gualberto Cremades
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-09-26
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : This book brings together world-class professionals to share theoretical understanding applied to sport, exercise and performance domains. It highlights how to be more effective in developing psychological skills, context and understanding for educators, students and professionals. From both academic and practitioner perspectives, this book takes readers through contextual understanding of ...

Sport Exercise and Performance Psychology

Sport  Exercise and Performance Psychology
  • Author : Edson Filho,Itay Basevitch
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : This book presents 125 critical research questions to advance the field of sports, exercise, and performance psychology, with 5 must-read papers per chapter. With contributions from expert researchers in their respective areas, this book focuses on performance and learning, health and wellbeing, and cultural and professional considerations....

Becoming a Sport Exercise and Performance Psychology Professional

Becoming a Sport  Exercise  and Performance Psychology Professional
  • Author : J. Gualberto Cremades,Lauren S. Tashman
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2014-05-23
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : This edited book by two prominent professionals of Sport and Exercise and Performance Sciences addresses relevant issues and experiences as one becomes a sport, exercise and performance psychology practitioner. Chapters discuss the supervision and training involved along with models of practice, theory, techniques, and ethical issues....

Applied Sport Exercise and Performance Psychology

Applied Sport  Exercise  and Performance Psychology
  • Author : David Tod,Martin Eubank
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-04-13
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : Applied sport, exercise, and performance psychology practice has diversified considerably over the years, as consultants have explored various theoretical models to guide them in helping their clients. Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology: Current Approaches to Helping Clients provides in-depth and critical coverage, from a global perspective, of the common ...

Global Practices and Training in Applied Sport Exercise and Performance Psychology

Global Practices and Training in Applied Sport  Exercise  and Performance Psychology
  • Author : J. Gualberto Cremades,Lauren S. Tashman
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-20
  • Total pages : 438
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : Global Practices and Training in Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology offers case analysis as a vehicle to address issues and experiences in the application of sport, exercise, and performance psychology (SEPP) and the supervision/training of individuals to become professionals in the field. A follow-up to Becoming a Sport, ...

Doing Sport Psychology

Doing Sport Psychology
  • Author : Mark B. Andersen
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 293
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : Mark B. Andersen examines authentic examples of sport psychologists at work to teach readers how to use their knowledge of sport psychology in an effective and efficient manner....

The Psychology of Performance

The Psychology of Performance
  • Author : Stewart T. Cotterill
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-03-15
  • Total pages : 114
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : Why is performing under pressure often so difficult? What strategies can help us deliver our best performance? How can we boost our self-confidence? The Psychology of Performance explores the key psychological factors that affect our ability to cope under pressure, whether it’s competing in a sport, appearing in front ...

The Routledge Handbook of Clinical Sport Psychology

The Routledge Handbook of Clinical Sport Psychology
  • Author : Donald R. Marks,Andrew T. Wolanin,Kendahl M. Shortway
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-07-30
  • Total pages : 430
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : Clinical sport psychology is a rapidly growing field that brings together research and clinical interventions from both clinical psychology and sport and performance psychology. Complementary to sports medicine and clinical sport psychiatry, clinical sport psychology addresses the mental health needs and psychological well-being of athletes, coaches, and other members of ...

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 7E

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology  7E
  • Author : Weinberg, Robert S.,Gould, Daniel
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2018-11-16
  • Total pages : 680
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : This text provides a comprehensive view of sport and exercise psychology with the latest research on grit, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, cultural diversity, substance abuse, exercise adherence, ethics, professional issues, and transitions in sport....

Practice Development in Sport and Performance Psychology

Practice Development in Sport and Performance Psychology
  • Author : Jim Taylor
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-09-15
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 9781785007989
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Summary : This is a practical guide with a step-by-step process for establishing and maintaining a consulting practice for today's sport and performance psychology professionals. Editor Jim Taylor and a talented team of authors provide a foundation of knowledge and skills necessary to establish and maintain a consulting practice and explore the ...