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Sport Psychology – Past, Present and Future : The Perceptions of Swedish Sport Psychology Students

Johnson, Urban

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Interest in sport psychology has accelerated in the last 15-20 years, partly due to the increased realization that the winning edge in many sports is not just physical superiority, but rather a combination of psychological, physiological and technical factors. Health oriented issues such as the importance of physical activity in relation to well being and quality of life (Buckworth & Dishman, 2002) and applied issues such as the development of professional philosophy as a basis for successful sport psychology delivery (Poczwardowski, Sherman & Ravizza, 2004) have also contributed to the rising interest in the field. In order to describe the current and future developments in sport psychology, Swedish students answered questions administered by the author.

Nyckelord: Sport Psychology; Student Perceptions; Psychology Students

Citera: Johnson, Urban, Sport Psychology – Past, Present and Future: The Perceptions of Swedish Sport Psychology Students, Athletic Insight : The Online Journal of Sport Psychology., 8:3, s. 64-78, 2006