Bookshelf: What Business Can Learn From Sport Psychology

The mental side of performance has always been understood as a crucial component for sporting success and it goes without saying that business performance holds many parallels with sport. What Business Can Learn From Sport Psychology: Ten Lessons for Peak Professional Performance reveals the secrets of the winning mind by exploring the strategies and techniques used by successful athletes from across the world and applying them to business professionals and workplaces.

Written by two the UK’s leading sport psychologists – Dr Martin Turner and Dr Jamie Barker – the book is a hands-on, compelling, and reader-friendly book for business people of all levels and experience. It details the key areas of mindset and performance which include: pressure and how to cope with it, overcoming adversity, developing confidence, how to prevent overthinking, how to harness stress, and much more. Utilising examples from the world of elite sport – including golf, tennis, rugby, soccer, and cricket – and their extensive work with international blue chip companies and business executives, the authors reveal the secrets of the winning mind by exploring the strategies and techniques used by the most successful athletes and professionals on the planet.

About the Authors. Dr Martin Turner is a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology in the School of Psychology, Sport and Exercise at Staffordshire University in the United Kingdom, and a Chartered practitioner psychologist. Dr Jamie Barker is Associate Professor of Applied Performance Psychology at Staffordshire University, and a Chartered psychologist.

Authors: Martin Turner, PhD; Jamie Barker, PhD
Pages: 264
Price: £14.99
ISBN: 978-1-909125-34-6
eBook: Kindle, iBooks, Nook, PDF
Publisher: Bennion Kearny Limited