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Mindfulness and performance

Contributor(s): Baltzell, Amy L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Current perspectives in social and behavioral sciences. Publisher: New York Cambridge University Press 2016Description: xvii, 553 p.ISBN: 9781107427068.Subject(s): Performance - Psychological aspects | Mindfulness - Psychology | Meditation -Therapeutic use | Meditation | Performing arts - Psychological aspectsDDC classification: 158.1 Summary: Incorporating the theoretical conceptualizations of Jon Kabat-Zinn and Ellen Langer, this volume illustrates how performers from a variety of disciplines - including sport, dance and music - can use mindfulness to achieve peak performance and improve personal well-being. Leading scholars in the field present cutting-edge research and outline their unique approach to mindfulness that is supported by both theory and practice. They provide an overview of current mindfulness-based manuals and programs used around the globe in countries such as the United States, China and Australia, exploring their effectiveness across cultures. Mindfulness and Performance will be a beneficial reference for practitioners, social and sport psychologists, coaches, athletes, teachers and students. https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/mindfulness-and-performance/EFF5D71484AC7D40263788383E37EB53#fndtn-information
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Table of contents
I. INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS: HISTORY AND THEORETICAL UNDERSTANDING --
1. Mindfulness Scholarship and Interventions: A Review / Ivan Ivtzan, Rona Hart --
2. Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, and Performance / Zella E. Moore --
3. Self-Compassion, Distress Tolerance, and Mindfulness in Performance / Amy L. Baltzell --
4. Flow and Mindfulness in Performance / Susan Jackson --
5. Peak Performance: Langerian Mindfulness and Flow / Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi, Elizabeth D. Ward, Ellen J. Langer --
6. Langerian Mindfulness and Liminal Performing Spaces / Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi --
II. FORMAL MINDFULNESS INTERVENTIONS IN SPORT --
7. Scientific Advancements of Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Models in Sport Psychology: A Decade in Time, a Seismic Shift in Philosophy and Practice / Frank L. Gardner --
8. Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement (MSPE): Development and Applications / Keith A. Kaufman, Carol R. Glass, Timothy R. Pineau --
9. Mindfulness Training in Elite Athletes: mPEAK with BMX Cyclists / Lori Haase, Göran Kenttä, Steven Hickman, Amy L. Baltzell, Martin Paulus --
III. MINDFULNESS: THEORY TO PRACTICE IN SPORT AND EXERCISE --
10. Mindfulness and the Olympic Athlete : A Personal Journey / Peter Haberl --
11. Mindfulness Training Program for Chinese Athletes and Its Effectiveness / Gang-yan Si, Karen Lo, Chun-Qing Zhang --
12. The Mindful AFL Player: Engagement, Mobile Apps, and Well-Being / Jo Mitchell, Craig Hassed --
13. Mindfulness and Exercise / Rebecca Shangraw, Vanessa Loverme Akhtar --
14. Mindfulness, Eating, Body, and Performance / Jessyca Arthur-Cameselle --
IV. MINDFULNESS AND THE PERFORMING ARTS --
15. Langerian Mindfulness and Optimal Performance / Amy L. Baltzell, Trevor A. Cote --
16. Mindfulness and Dancers / Gene M. Moyle --
17. Attention, Centering, and Being Mindful: Medical Specialties to the Performing Arts / Patsy Tremayne, Ashlee Morgan --
18. Mindfulness in Music / Tim Patston --
V. MINDFULNESS FOR COACHES, PRACTITIONERS, AND MENTORS --
19. Interpersonal Mindfulness for Athletic Coaches and Other Performance Professionals / Joe Mannion, Mark B. Andersen --
20. Utilizing Mindfulness Strategies in Mentoring and Coaching Socially Vulnerable Youth / John M. McCarthy, Laura Hayden --
21. Awareness, Self-Awareness, and Mindfulness: The Application of Theory to Practice / Burt Giges, Gerald Reid --
VI. FUTURE DIRECTIONS --
22. The Future of Mindfulness and Performance across Disciplines / Amy L. Baltzell, Joshua Summers.

Incorporating the theoretical conceptualizations of Jon Kabat-Zinn and Ellen Langer, this volume illustrates how performers from a variety of disciplines - including sport, dance and music - can use mindfulness to achieve peak performance and improve personal well-being. Leading scholars in the field present cutting-edge research and outline their unique approach to mindfulness that is supported by both theory and practice. They provide an overview of current mindfulness-based manuals and programs used around the globe in countries such as the United States, China and Australia, exploring their effectiveness across cultures. Mindfulness and Performance will be a beneficial reference for practitioners, social and sport psychologists, coaches, athletes, teachers and students.

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