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The Psychology of Youth Sports | Psychology Today

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When playing the game fosters positive outcomes for kids By Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D....
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Seeking excellence and success in sports and performing arts through mental conditioning and other applied behavioral sciences, from Psychogenyx.  
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Launch Monitor, Golf Ball Tracking | Golf Simulators | FlightScope.com

Launch Monitor, Golf Ball Tracking | Golf Simulators | FlightScope.com | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
FlightScope introducing the world's first 3d Doppler ball tracking golf radar and golf simulators at affordable prices.
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EJ Manuel rattled on field, dejected in locker room after Buffalo Bills' loss to Houston Texans

EJ Manuel rattled on field, dejected in locker room after Buffalo Bills' loss to Houston Texans | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Sunday was as rough a day as EJ Manuel has had all season.
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Wrong! Stretching Is NOT the Best Thing to Do before a Workout, Then What to Do Instead?

Wrong! Stretching Is NOT the Best Thing to Do before a Workout, Then What to Do Instead? | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Stretching is not the best thing to do before your workout (here is what you need to do instead)
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How Loss Aversion impacts performance

How Loss Aversion impacts performance | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Why players perform better when they'€™re losing (Did you know that players perform better when they're losing?
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An expert explains the right and wrong way to yell - The Boston Globe

An expert explains the right and wrong way to yell - The Boston Globe | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Sports psychology consultant Alan Goldberg thinks yelling isn’t all that necessary in athletics. But there are exceptions.
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Winston Still Needs to Prove He's Truly Learned His Lesson

Winston Still Needs to Prove He's Truly Learned His Lesson | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Anyone with an iota of football knowledge needs only one quick glance to appreciate the amazing talents of reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston ...
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The Paradox of Why Top Performers Fail Under Pressure

The Paradox of Why Top Performers Fail Under Pressure | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
While top performers should be best equipped to handle performance pressure, the curious paradox is that they might be the most prone to buckling. (I think sports psychology can be pretty darn applicable to writers, too...
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Tony Gonzalez: RGIII Needs to See Sports Psychologist - CBS DC

Tony Gonzalez: RGIII Needs to See Sports Psychologist - CBS DC | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Longtime NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez firmly believes RGIII has a confidence problem and needs to see a sports psychologist.
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Jason Heyward, Baseball Enigma

Jason Heyward has been the best player on the Braves since he suited up. His defense is exceptional. And he could still become an MVP. So is it OK to be disappointed in the player we see today?
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A Powerful Mental Strategy for Success on Game Day

A Powerful Mental Strategy for Success on Game Day | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Trying to fix your motivation by attempting to go even harder is a long-term recipe for injury or burnout. So what's the answer?
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11 Ways to Stop Overeating After Your Workout

11 Ways to Stop Overeating After Your Workout | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The smartest ways to refuel after an intense workout

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Great suggestion, I know first hand how hungry one can get after an intense workout.

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Using Powerful Body Language Can Increase Your Actual Power

Using Powerful Body Language Can Increase Your Actual Power | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
What if acting more dominant can help you lift more weight? Research says your body language can change your body’s physiology.
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Tools To Boost Your Mental Toughness

Tools To Boost Your Mental Toughness | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Feel like you need to give your mental strength a little boost? Try these nine things to help turn you into a stronger athlete
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Timberwolves trio went through weeks of hell with Navy SEAL trainer

Timberwolves trio went through weeks of hell with Navy SEAL trainer | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
This offseason, Shabazz Muhammad, Anthony Bennett and Ronny Turiaf underwent a series of unconventional, physically and mentally taxing evolutions geared toward adaptation and overcoming to transform their bodies.
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Team Pressure, Different Rules, Mental Hell – Why The Ryder Cup Is Not Just Another Golf Major

Team Pressure, Different Rules, Mental Hell – Why The Ryder Cup Is Not Just Another Golf Major | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
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Spurs repeat: It’s not about repeating « NBA.com | Hang Time Blog with Sekou Smith.

Spurs repeat: It’s not about repeating « NBA.com | Hang Time Blog with Sekou Smith. | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
VIDEO: Media Day: Will Spurs repeat? SAN ANTONIO -- There's a new "NBA champions 2014" banner hanging near the ceiling at one of the practice facility.
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Cubs' Epstein, McLeod see value in players developing between the ears and on the field

Cubs' Epstein, McLeod see value in players developing between the ears and on the field | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Cubs minor leaguers among those to utilize mental skills training as team prepares to play in South Bend
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Adrian Peterson suffered severe abuse by his father, says it helped in his success

Adrian Peterson, then more than a decade away from becoming an NFL star, endured a horrific beating at the hands of his father and in front of 20 schoolmates.
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SEAL Survival Guide Summary: Part 1

SEAL Survival Guide Summary: Part 1 | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
SEAL Survival Guide: A Navy SEAL’s Secrets to Surviving Any Disaster by Cade Courtley is a guide by Cade Courtley himself that teaches readers the true secret techniques used by Navy SEAL’s and he ...
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Training Your Mind in the Preseason

Training Your Mind in the Preseason | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The preseason is a time when athletes often look to gain recognition from coaches and prove to everyone including themselves that they have what it takes. Often athletes increase their hours on the field as well as time in the gym. One area that many athletes overlook is how to get their mind ready for the season.
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Getting ready for a great season?  Read this.  

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The Philadelphia Eagles' Secret Coaches: Professors - Wall Street Journal

The Philadelphia Eagles' Secret Coaches: Professors - Wall Street Journal | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
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The Philadelphia Eagles' Secret Coaches: Professors
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These may be ex-players or coaches, or a famous athlete from another sport. They don't bring in K.
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An Unpatriotic Salute to the 2014 FIBA World Cup

An Unpatriotic Salute to the 2014 FIBA World Cup | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
We spend so much time thinking about the future with the NBA — about skipping to the playoffs or skipping to the draft — in search of some kind of confirmation that the games leading up to that end...
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Dear injured NFL players: Healthy mentality is key to recovery

Dear injured NFL players: Healthy mentality is key to recovery | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Mentality plays a critical role during the injury recovery process
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Science Says Imagery Is a Powerful Psych-Up Tool

Science Says Imagery Is a Powerful Psych-Up Tool | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
In a new study, a quieter version of psyching up was proven effective, as long as the timing is right.
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The Grit Factor: What it takes to succeed in golf - GolfDigest.com

The Grit Factor: What it takes to succeed in golf - GolfDigest.com | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The Grit Factor: What it takes to succeed in golf GolfDigest.com In an April 2013 TED Talk (Technology, Entertainment and Design) viewed to date 4.8 million times, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania named Angela Duckworth...
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