The Psychology of Baseball

Inside the Mental Game of the Major League Player by Mike Stadler

Publisher: Gotham

Written in English
Cover of: The Psychology of Baseball | Mike Stadler
Published: Pages: 271 Downloads: 844
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Subjects:

  • Baseball,
  • Psychology Of Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Baseball - General,
  • Sports Psychology,
  • Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General,
  • General,
  • Applied Psychology,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Baseball - Essays & Writings
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8866444M
ISBN 101592402755
ISBN 109781592402755
OCLC/WorldCa80180356

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University of Missouri psychologist Mike Stadler uses research from dozens of behavioral scientists, plus some of his own, to try answering these complicated questions in his new book, The Psychology of Baseball. “Baseball turns out to be a good laboratory for studying psychological phenomena,” Stadler says, “because you’re pushing the The Psychology of Baseball book system to its by: 1.

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Dorfman and Karl Kuehl present their practical and proven strategy for developing the mental skills needed to achieve peak performance at every level of the theory and applications are illustrated by anecdotes and insights from major and minor league players, who at some point discovered the importance of mastering the inner game in order to play baseball as it Cited by: 3.

Harvey Dorfman was a sports psychologist who counseled many of baseball’s most successful hitters and pitchers. Dorfman worked with major league baseball’s top athletes, and published prominent books on the mental aspects of baseball.

The mental game of baseball helps you learn how to find your breath, track it, and allow it to center and focus you. Stay Poised And Patient: You want to play aggressive baseball, but you also need to remain self-aware, and tuned in to what is happening around you.

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This is a baseball book that uses psyschology to understand the game. It’s a credit to Stadler that he doesn’t get bogged down in the acadmic details of his science. The Psychology of Baseball. Baseball's mental game, just how important is it.

Ask a group of players or coaches, from my experience they will say somewhere between 85 to 95 percent. In late I had the good fortune to attend a sports psychology seminar conducted by Jeff Janssen, who, at the time, was the sports psychologist for The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

Tewksbury explores the fascinating psychology behind baseball, such as how players use techniques of imagery, self-awareness, and strategic thinking to maximize performance, and how a pitcher's strategy changes throughout a : Hachette Books. "The Psychology of Baseball" is well-researched, thorough, and has greatly enhanced my watching of the game.

Stadler combs through a wealth of archival research that explores the psychology and physiology of hitting, pitching and fielding. In a book that came out earlier this year, "The Psychology of Baseball," psychologist Mike Stadler of the University of Missouri took a look inside that "90 percent" to see what mental abilities.

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Psychology promises access to the deepest recesses of the human mind, but once we get there, they strongly resemble neural synapses. Baseball at least lends itself to discussions of psychology, as. A Psychologist on Why Youth Baseball Stresses Kids Out A coaching expert and sports psychologist on how parents can help children overcome the bizarre psychology a difficult sport.

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For now, we will provide a blog-style Q & A approach in addressing truths and myths about warm-ups, gear, training, and coaching. The Mental Game of Baseball is an excellent guide to improving your game on and off the field. However i felt the many contributions from ex-ballplayers can also help off the field.

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