A reference for coaches athletes sports medicine professionals exercise physiologists students sport psychologists athletic trainers and sports physiotherapists. It gives reader an account of the intra- and interpersonal aspects of why people overtrain and the outcomes of overtraining. It also covers physiology psychology and medicine.
Introduces readers to lifespan perspectives on various areas in developmental psychology - neuroscience genetics perception cognition language emotion self and social interaction. This book also introduces the history and systems methodologies and measurement and analytic techniques used to understand the area of human development.
Provides students with elementary information regarding the anatomy and physiology of various body systems recording techniques integrative reviews of literature and concepts in the field. This book is aimed at upper level undergraduate and beginning graduate students in psychophysiology biological psychology and cognitive neuroscience.
We are the product of our evolutionary history and this history colours our everyday lives. This work explains how the past underpins our current behaviour. It also explains phenomena such as why 'Dunbar's Number' (150) is the maximum number of acquaintances you can have why babies are born premature and the science behind lonely hearts columns.
Using the research in medicine psychology and social science this book offers guidelines to the reader and also interesting exercises quizzes and checklists to enable you to work out what is going wrong. It aims to help you find your own strengths; become an optimist; discover what's holding you back; get yourself onto the right path; and more.
Focusing on experimental methods this title leads students step by step through the research process from generating testable hypotheses to writing the research report. It gives students the skills they need to design and conduct an experiment analyze and interpret the research findings and report those findings.
Students will love learning from this fantastic introductory text. Its novel 'mindbugs' approach uses quirks of the mind to lend insights into how the brain works making it both fresh and cutting-edge. Written by psychology superstars this edition is strong on the real-world applications of experimental science from around the globe.