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Using Mental and Physical Sports Motivation
The secrets to performing under pressure
Using your mind to help with endurance training
Make sure your football coaching mentally prepares you for the second half!
Can emotional awareness be developed as a sports skill?
Stress & Overtraining : Strategies to ward off overtraining by dealing with stress from all sources
Pain and brain - a revolutionary approach to treating injury
Sport Motivation : To create a positive motivational climate you need more carrot than stick
Mental Effects Of Exercise: Prolonged exercise and mental function
Sport psychology demystified - or not
Runner's high: a new explanation
Sport music: Music as ergogenic aid
SPORT PSYCHOLOGY: The importance of attributions - or how to learn from success and failure alike
Mental imagery for physical people: how recreating all-sensory experience can profoundly affect your performance
Underperformance Syndrome - how youth rugby coaches are using psychology to raise their players' game
Goal setting: One step at a time - how to raise your game through effective goal-setting
The majestic self-confidence of Jonny Wilkinson - or how expectations can make or break your performance
Thought Suppression - a Paradoxical Effect
Do Pro Golfers 'Choke'?
Overtraining and Depression: Is There a Difference?
Competition & Emotional Control
How to get the best from yourself or an athlete you coach by effective questioning and attentive listening
When it comes to doing your best, it’s the thoughts that count.
When boys care more than girls about their body image
Suicide and physical activity - Why Active Women May Be More Suicidal
How encouraging athletes boosts performance
Sport psychology: take mental charge of your performance