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Title Psychology gets in the game [e-book] sport, mind, and behavior, 1880-1960 / edited by Christopher D. Green and Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr.
Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2009. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)
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Description 1 online resource (313 p. :) ill. ;
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The origins of sport psychology / Ludy T. Benjamin, jr. and Christopher D. Green -- The dawn of sport psychology in Europe, 1880-1930: early pioneers of a new branch of applied science / Gu⁺{136}nther Ba⁺{136}umler -- E.W. Scripture: the application of "new psychology" methodology to athletics / C. James Goodwin -- Norman Triplett: recognizing the importance of competition / Stephen F. Davis, Matthew T. Huss, and Angela H. Becker -- Karl S. Lashley and John B. Watson: early research on the acquisition of skill in archery / Donald A. Dewsbury -- Psychology and baseball: the testing of Babe Ruth / Alfred H. Fuchs -- An offensive advantage: the football charging studies at Stanford University / Frank G. Baugh and Ludy T. Benjamin, jr. -- Coleman Roberts Griffith: "father" of North American sport psychology / Christopher D. Green -- Paul Brown: bringing psychological testing to football / Stephen T. Graef, Alan S. Kornspan, and David Baker -- Enhancing performance in sport: the use of hypnosis and other psychological techniques in the 1950s and 1960s / Alan S. Kornspan -- Conclusion: The "proper" history of sport psychology / Christopher D. Green and Ludy T. Benjamin, jr.
Note Description based on print version record.
Access Remote access limited to New York Society Library members with a username and password.
Subject Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Genre or Form Electronic books.
Added Author Benjamin, Ludy T., 1945-
Green, Christopher D.
Project Muse.
ISBN 9780803222267 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0803222262 (pbk. : alk. paper)