Shane Murphy PhD
The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology includes the latest research and applied perspectives from leaders in the field of performance psychology. Current and comprehensive, this foundational volume presents sport and performance psychology from myriad perspectives.
The chapters collected here also cover the history of sport and performance psychology; the scope and nature of the field; ethical issues in sport and performance psychology; performance psychology in the performing arts and other non-sporting fields; perfectionism and performance; the role of the performance coach and of the sport psychologist with a coach and team; supervision; and a look ahead to the future of the field.
Shane Murphy PhD and Doug Hirschhorn MS
"The best traders in the world know that being mentally prepared is absolutely essential to compete in today's markets. Without a firm understanding of the psychology of trading, even the best stock picker will fail. The Trading Athlete gives specific instruction on how new and seasoned traders can keep themselves at the top of their mental game."-Tim Bourquin, Cofounder, TraderInterivews.com and The Online Trading Expo
"This book is a great training camp for online traders. Doug and Shane will provide the knowledge and motivation to help you become a successful trader."-Jonathan Markowitz, Partner, SMW Trading Co., Inc.
Traders, just like athletes, face tremendous pressure, stress, and expectations that would crush the ordinary, unprepared individual. The Trading Athlete utilizes sport psychology strategies to provide you with the knowledge, confidence, and discipline needed to succeed and profit in the sink-or-swim world of online trading.