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Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Jeffrey J. Martin

Abstract

This book seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of the research done in sport and exercise psychology with individuals with disabilities. Research from diverse academic disciplines such as psychology, medicine, health, recreation, kinesiology, sociology and disability studies is reviewed. In the first part of the book, covering 5 chapters, philosophy of science issues, models of disability, how to conduct quality research, research controversies, and living with a disability are explored. In a second section on sport psychology, covering 19 chapters, diverse topics such as self-efficacy, a ... More

Keywords: sport and exercise psychology, kinesiology, philosophy, disability, motivation, self-esteem

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190638054
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190638054.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeffrey J. Martin, author
Professor, Division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies, Wayne State University

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