TY - CHAP A1 - Afroditi C. Lola A2 - George C. Tzetzis ED1 - Hilde G. Nielsen Y1 - 2021-10-20 PY - 2021 T1 - The Development of Motor and Perceptual Skills in Young Athletes N2 - Sports psychology is an interdisciplinary science for the purpose of increased participation in sports and physical activity to improve health and wellbeing. It addresses everything from optimal performance and wellbeing of athletes to developing mental and social aspects of participation to systemic issues associated with sports settings and organizations. This book introduces readers to topics within sports psychology with a special focus on motivation, behavior change, and personalities. BT - Sport Psychology in Sports, Exercise and Physical Activity SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.99245 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.99245 SN - 978-1-83969-720-3 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-01-25 ER -