Description - Evidence-Based Applied Sport Psychology by Roland A. Carlstedt
Sports psychology is a rapidly growing field, with numerous societies, conferences, journals and practitioners. The breadth and quality of scientific research in this field has grown considerably in the past decade, with sophisticated fMRI, EEG, and psychophysiological measures now complementing traditional interventions. How to integrate the voluminous amount of research into day-to-day practice still remains a challenge for most practitioners.Roland A. Carlstedt now sets forth the only book that collects this vast amount of research for the practitioner, educator, and student. Carlstedt presents cutting-edge assessment methods, intervention procedures, and research that are critical for use in evidence-based practice. Practitioners will learn how to work within Carlstedt's integrative model to improve athlete performance and contribute to the advancement of evidence-based applied sport psychology.
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Author Biography - Roland A. Carlstedt
Dr. Roland A. Carlstedt is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Board Certified Sport Psychologist and Chairman of the American Board of Sport Psychology. He also is the holder of an Applied Psychologist's license. Roland earned his Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Psychology with Honors from Saybrook Graduate School (with emphases in health and sport psychology and psychophysiology) in San Francisco. He has completed post-doctoral continuing education in Psychiatric Neuroscience through Harvard Medical School and received training in the joint Massachusetts General Hospital-Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Harvard Medical School Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging Functional Magnetic Resonance Imagery (fMRI) Visiting Fellowship program. Roland is also a Research Fellow in Applied Neuroscience with the Brain Resource Company. Roland's dissertation on neuropsychological, personality and performance processes in highly skilled athletes (700) from 7 sports (tennis, baseball, softball, basketball, golf, volleyball, and track and field) was the recipient of the American Psychological Association's Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) 2001 Award for Best Dissertation in Sport Psychology. His dissertation was also nominated for the Society of Neuroscience's Annual 2002 Lindsley Award for Best Dissertation in Behavioral Neuroscience.ated for the Society of Neuroscience's Annual 2002 Lindsley Award for Best Dissertation in Behavioral Neuroscience.