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This is the companion website for Sport Psychology: Performance Enhancement, Performance Inhibition, Individuals, and Teams by Nicholas T. Gallucci. This undergraduate textbook provides a synthesis of the major topics in sport psychology with an applied focus and an emphasis on achieving optimal performance.

The text explores the history of sport psychology, human motivation, and the role of exercise, then covers a wide range of topics related to performance enhancement, performance inhibition, and individual differences on gender, ethnicity, age, and motivation.

Throughout, there are case studies of well-known athletes from a variety of sports to illustrate topics that are being explored.

What you will find on this website:

Instructors and lecturers:

  • PowerPoint lecture slides, containing figures and text from the book
  • Multiple-choice test questions


  • Video clips of real-life practical application