Perfectionism has been found to play an important yet complex role in sport, dance and exercise. This important collection provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of theory, measurement, research findings, and practitioner issues around perfectionism, providing readers with insights into both its benefits and its costs. The book features contributions from many of the leading researchers in the field, and also includes recommendations from experienced practitioners and clinicians on how best to work with perfectionists. This book will provide students and researchers in sport and exercise psychology, as well as coaches and instructors in sport, dance and exercise, with an invaluable resource to guide their research and practice.
Andrew P. Hill is an Associate Professor at York St John University, UK. He has produced over 40 publications on the topic of perfectionism in sport, dance, and exercise. He is a former Associate Editor of the International Journal of Sport Psychology and current Senior Section Editor of the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport. He is also a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology and Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology.
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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