Exploring Sport Psychology in the Discipline of Sports Coaching

Brendan Cropley, Richard Thelwell, Cliff J. Mallett, Kristen Dieffenbach

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Welcome to this special issue of Journal of Applied Sport Psychology dedicated to the psychology of sports coaching. In this editorial, it is our intention to provide some insight into the nature of sports coaching and the complexity inherent within the coaching process. Further, we offer some consideration of the importance of exploring sport psychology in the discipline of sports coaching before outlining the contributions contained within this issue. Finally, this special issue concludes with an editorial epilogue in which we offer some reflections and commentary on the psychology of sports coaching.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Applied Sport Psychology
Issue number1
Early online date19 Dec 2019
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 2020


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