Sport Psychology - Recommended Sources


A variety of reference works, including dictionaries, which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia, and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Mind Map' option to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work (use the arrow next to Basic Search to get to it).

An online reference collection, featuring full-text content from subject-specific reference titles. Do a keyword search of the whole collection or browse for a reference work by subject. Get help planning your research by visualising your topic with a concept map.

Access to the Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy & Education 2012 e-book collection.

Additional Sources

Website of the North American professional association representing sport and exercise psychologists.  Provides information about the association and their activities, plus access to their newsletter

General interest site useful for current awareness.

This fantastic resource has captured UK terrestrial TV and radio programmes from 1998 onwards for anyone in UK universities to watch for free. You can create playlists and clips to embed in presentations, as well as putting in requests for recording. Look out for all the useful documentaries. (Not available to anyone outside the UK.)

The website of the professional organisation providing information on careers and training opportunities.

The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.  The website provides access to news, job and careers information, publications and events

The European College of Sport Science is an international non-profit organization. Its purpose is the promotion of science and research, with special attention to the interdisciplinary fields of sport science and sports medicine.

Access to news from across Europe in the field of sport psychology plus FEPSAC conference proceedings

A website providing access to research in a variety of sports science topic areas including sports nutrition, training and performance and athlete health and well-being.

Website of the regulatory body for a number of health and care professions including practice psychologists.  In addition to news and careers information this website provides access to professional documentation including practice notes, legislative guides and policy documents

Provides access to research and conference papers in a variety of sports science topic areas associated with the impact of physical environments on human performance.

The International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) is an organization devoted to promoting research, practice, and development in the discipline of sport psychology throughout the world

A peer reviewed journal and site for sport research sponsored by the School of Sport and Recreation at Aukland University of Technology.

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