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A Star Rockets Rookie Faces His Fear | Sports Psychology Today

A Star Rockets Rookie Faces His Fear | Sports Psychology Today | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Michael Edger, who runs the website Sports Psychology Today, foresees problems.You may see a trend with him that he performs much better in home games than he does in away games, Edger said.
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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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Olympics 2012 - The Importance of Sports Psychology - YouTube

Tom Bates talks about the importance of sports psychology, on the BBC, during the Olympics. (This is just a glimpse of the importance of the mental conditioning in athletics. It is those athletes who have...
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The 8 Habits of Personal Agility for Living in Your Agile Zone of Optimal Functioning | Ariane Benefit, M.S.Ed

The 8 Habits of Personal Agility for Living in Your Agile Zone of Optimal Functioning | Ariane Benefit, M.S.Ed | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“Should this be my new book title? 8 Habits for Cultivating Your Agile Zone of Optimal Functioning / Peak Performance http://t.co/L8wzUuFPrX”;
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5 Mental Hacks to Get You Through Your Next Tough Swim Practice - SwimSwam

5 Mental Hacks to Get You Through Your Next Tough Swim Practice - SwimSwam | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“SwimSwam 5 Mental Hacks to Get You Through Your Next Tough Swim Practice SwimSwam Research published in the Strength and Conditioning Journal in 2011 showed that participants who focused on imagining themselves performing optimally were able to...”
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The Body Knows

The Body Knows | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
If your mind discounts stress, you can count on your body to signal the truth, (The Body Knows - If your mind discounts stress, you can count on your body to signal the truth http://t.co/82bEf9FCYg...
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Is your thinking killing your job search? —forwardmotioncareers.com Forward Motion Careers

Is your thinking killing your job search? —forwardmotioncareers.com Forward Motion Careers | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Lessons learned from #sports #psychology - how performers manage critical moments http://t.co/NokBtvl9WR … #jobsearch #careertips
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A must read for anyone interested in mental conditioning for their performance in any endeavor.  

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The Psychology Of Honing Your Pitching Craft | Baseball Mental ...

The Psychology Of Honing Your Pitching Craft | Baseball Mental ... | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“Are you a hot-and-cold baseball player? Do you experience a sudden drop in your performance after a few good games? Think of a time when you strung together a.”
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World Cup 2014: Penalty shootouts decided by psychology - CBC.ca

World Cup 2014: Penalty shootouts decided by psychology - CBC.ca | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“World Cup 2014: Penalty shootouts decided by psychology CBC.ca "Anxiety is the most significant contributing factor to performance failure in football penalty shootouts," according to an Expert Statement on the Psychological Preparation for...”
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YEAR 12 HPE - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY (Anxiety/Self-Doubt)

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The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network

The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
What is greatness and how do people get there? Is greatness born or made? Is greatness the result of talent or practice? Few other questions have ...
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Learning from Failure | HIGH PERFORMANCE MENTAL ...

Learning from Failure | HIGH PERFORMANCE MENTAL ... | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
HIGH PERFORMANCE MENTAL CONDITIONING. Jonathan Payne – Mental Conditioning Coach and Motivational Speaker. Learning from Failure. David Luis defeat. AT some stage you will fail. You will have the experience ...
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Psychological Factors Predict Soccer Injuries - Brain Blogger (blog)

Psychological Factors Predict Soccer Injuries - Brain Blogger (blog) | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“Psychological Factors Predict Soccer Injuries Brain Blogger (blog) “Interest in the pathogenesis of sport injuries has led to the general conclusion that two major factors influence injury vulnerability: external factors (e.g.”
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Performance Psychology in Triathlon - Triathlete Europe

Performance Psychology in Triathlon - Triathlete Europe | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“Performance Psychology in Triathlon Triathlete Europe Discomfort is a positive sensation – it will help you achieve your goals. Psychological 'tricks' such as externalisation of pain/discomfort must be rehearsed in training.”
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World Cup 2014: Penalty shootouts decided by psychology

World Cup 2014: Penalty shootouts decided by psychology | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“With the World Cup at the semi-final stage, experts say the shootout may be more psychological than physical, more a test of decision-making ability than athletic skill. So what's the best strategy for the player and the goalkeeper?”
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Razor Thin: The Difference Between and Losing

“The promotional video for the new book, Razor Thin: The Difference Between Winning and Losing. (Discover my book about sports psychology, mental conditioning, and peak performance.”
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What Elite Athletes Can Teach You About Dealing With Pressure - Entrepreneur

What Elite Athletes Can Teach You About Dealing With Pressure - Entrepreneur | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Entrepreneur What Elite Athletes Can Teach You About Dealing With Pressure Entrepreneur The secret to performing under pressure is being able to get the body and the mind into an effective state for performance.
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Games: Giving athletes the mental edge - New Zealand Herald

Games: Giving athletes the mental edge - New Zealand Herald | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“Games: Giving athletes the mental edge New Zealand Herald High Performance Sport New Zealand is in the process of appointing a psychology manager, a role that will involve overseeing a team of sports psychologists and mental skills coaches, and...”
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YEAR 12 HPE - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

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Performance Analysis, Psychology and the role of the motivational video - The Sport In Mind – Sport Psychology

Performance Analysis, Psychology and the role of the motivational video - The Sport In Mind – Sport Psychology | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Performance Analysis,Psychology and the role of the motivational video http://t.co/wTCeY20vIp Insights from @TheSportInMind #sportpsychology
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▶ David Epstein: Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? - YouTube

When you look at sporting achievements over the last decades, it seems like humans have gotten faster, better and stronger in nearly every way. Yet as David ...

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An analysis of all the factors involved in performance improvement in sports over the years.

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health and fitness: Exploring the Mental Aspect of Fitness

health and fitness: Exploring the Mental Aspect of Fitness | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
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Sports Coach :: Listening to the voices in your head: identifying and adapting athletes' self-talk

Sports Coach :: Listening to the voices in your head: identifying and adapting athletes' self-talk | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“Improve performance by changing the way you talk to yourself internally. Read here http://t.co/XnZOc77NcN #selftalk http://t.co/mfFX1TjsMr”;
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Talent vs. Practice: Why Are We Still Debating This? - Scientific American (blog)

Talent vs. Practice: Why Are We Still Debating This? - Scientific American (blog) | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog) Talent vs. Practice: Why Are We Still Debating This?
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How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Talent - NYTimes.com

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FIFA World Cup 2014 Final: GermanyVS Argentina – will the game be won in the ... - TheHealthSite

FIFA World Cup 2014 Final: GermanyVS Argentina – will the game be won in the ... - TheHealthSite | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
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Hawks, NBA players improving at The Skill Factory

Hawks, NBA players improving at The Skill Factory | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Days after the Rockets were eliminated from the playoffs, their All-Star guard James Harden was in Atlanta.
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Transforming the Mind: De-Programming Mental Conditioning - Waking Times « Waking Times

Transforming the Mind: De-Programming Mental Conditioning - Waking Times « Waking Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“Transforming the #Mind: De-Programming #Mental #Conditioning http://t.co/B1i1kDL9Ns”;
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'Practice makes perfect' genes may be key to great musicians - MyFox Wausau

'Practice makes perfect' genes may be key to great musicians - MyFox Wausau | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
“'Practice makes perfect' genes may be key to great musicians MyFox Wausau The findings add to growing evidence that both nature and nurture help develop expertise, according to the researchers.”
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