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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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'We need to take a tin-opener to the top of our minds': Enda McNulty on elite performance

'We need to take a tin-opener to the top of our minds': Enda McNulty on elite performance | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The former Armagh All-Ireland winner talks forensically about sports psychology, motivation and what makes the best.
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How We Deal with a Loss | By Richard Sherman

How We Deal with a Loss | By Richard Sherman | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
We’ve lost playoff games. Hell, we’ve lost a Super Bowl. So I’m not going to get all worked up about a six-point loss in Week 2.
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Is Innate Talent a Myth?

Is Innate Talent a Myth? | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it

It's appealing to think that all it takes is a lot of practice; but the factors behind elite performance are more complicated than that.

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How college football's latest superstar wound up playing for Louisville

How college football's latest superstar wound up playing for Louisville | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Bobby Petrino almost ended up coaching Michael Vick with the Atlanta Falcons. In a weird twist of irony, he's now coaching one of the nation's most talented QBs -- one who used to look up to Vick.
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The Notre Dame coaches' coach has made psychology a priority

The Notre Dame coaches' coach has made psychology a priority | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
As Notre Dame's director of mental conditioning, Derin McMains holds a unique position in college sports helping coaches unlock a players' potential.
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Florida State's Jimbo Fisher mastered comebacks through conditioning

Florida State's Jimbo Fisher mastered comebacks through conditioning | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Do you wonder why Florida State is so good at comeback victories? The amount of mental and physical conditioning the Seminoles do plays a big role.
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Stan Wawrinka's Mental Toughness Powers Him to the U. S. Open Final (Video)

Stan Wawrinka's Mental Toughness Powers Him to the U. S. Open Final (Video) | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
"Really tough for the body, a big fight physically and mentally. You need to accept to suffer and almost enjoy it, because yo
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Kei Nishikori’s Pressure-Filled U.S. Open - The New Yorker

Kei Nishikori’s Pressure-Filled U.S. Open - The New Yorker | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Louisa Thomas writes about Kei Nishikori’s run to the semifinals of the U.S. Open, and the pressure of being Japan’s greatest tennis player.
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Olympic medalist swimmer takes on depression

Olympic medalist swimmer takes on depression | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Eight-time Olympic medalist Allison Schmitt opens up about her struggle with depression.
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How to Avoid the False Visualization Trap in Strength Sports - BarBend

How to Avoid the False Visualization Trap in Strength Sports - BarBend | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Can announcing your goals actually hinder your progress and chance of success?
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Muscle Memory—It’s in Your Head, Not Your Limbs

Muscle Memory—It’s in Your Head, Not Your Limbs | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Don’t believe promises of “accelerated learning.” Four proven practices can boost retention and give you peace of mind instead.
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Lou Amundson's Big Plans for Taking Fans Inside NBA Players' Lives Via Virtual Reality - National Basketball Players Association

Lou Amundson's Big Plans for Taking Fans Inside NBA Players' Lives Via Virtual Reality - National Basketball Players Association | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
As a 12-year-old in 1994, Lou Amundson remembers being “super stoked” about getting the first PlayStation for Christmas. It was the one tech product he got the most excited about as a kid. He was in awe of the graphics and how futuristic the gameplay was, enjoying NBA Live and other basketball video games. Now, 22 years later, Amundson has his own plans for a cutting-edge NBA
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Chasing the Sky.

Chasing the Sky. | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Chasing the Sky. Seventeen years of “the grind”. Four years of anticipation. A lifetime of talent. Everything came down to one single day. A day where I was to either become an Olympian… o
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Experts: Overcoming Vols' losing streak against the Gators is matter of mindset

Experts: Overcoming Vols' losing streak against the Gators is matter of mindset | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
As Tennessee fans know all too well, the Vols face an 11-game losing streak against Florida, heading into their home game this weekend.
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CSUF News Center - For the Love of the Game

CSUF News Center - For the Love of the Game | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Many Americans watched the 2016 Summer Olympics hoping to experience the exhilaration felt by medal- winning athletes.
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Stan is the man for the big stage

Stan is the man for the big stage | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Chennai: Stan Wawrinka reacted to his win over Novak Djokovic in the US Open final on Sunday last by pointing to his temple. It has become a trademark of sorts for the Swiss in recent times.
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How Kawhi Leonard Set The System Player Label On Fire - RealGM Analysis

How Kawhi Leonard Set The System Player Label On Fire - RealGM Analysis | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
How Kawhi Leonard Set The System Player Label On Fire - RealGM Analysis
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Josh Huff seeks out sports psychologist to help elevate his game

Josh Huff seeks out sports psychologist to help elevate his game | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Josh Huff sought out the help of a sports psychologist to help him maintain his confidence and have a mental edge during games.
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Bringing new meaning to "get your head in the game".

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10 mental strategies to make you a stronger runner

10 mental strategies to make you a stronger runner | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Marathon training: You need to train your brain to help you run your best
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Rookie kicker Roberto Aguayo battles mental game.

Rookie kicker Roberto Aguayo battles mental game. | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
More than halfway through his first NFL preseason, many were already claiming second-round pick Roberto Aguayo to be a bust. But the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker has learned the value of mental strength from NFL vets.
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Rick Porcello adjusted to pressure-filled Boston

Rick Porcello adjusted to pressure-filled Boston | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
SAN DIEGO — Rick Porcello spent hours in the video room and on the bullpen mound at Fenway Park last season, analyzing every mistake he made, every home run he allowed, and seeking potential fixes. Nothing he tried worked. Nothing helped him get better. Everything he tried just made it worse.Only after Porcello spent three weeks on the disabled list with what the team said was inflammation in his triceps did he find himself again. The seven scoreless innings he threw in Chicago in his
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Try honing these psychological skills to develop a gold medalist’s mind

Try honing these psychological skills to develop a gold medalist’s mind | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
While most of us avoid high-jumping or throwing javelins, many are striving toward our own goals, whether it’s a business launch or a PhD thesis defence
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Create an elite mind

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In Defense of the Tennis Grunt: Why a Bold Exhale Could Transform Your Game

In Defense of the Tennis Grunt: Why a Bold Exhale Could Transform Your Game | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
There’s a reason why everyone from David Ferrer to Serena Williams is doing it.
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Cam Newton - In My Mind: Players' POV

Cam Newton - In My Mind: Players' POV | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
They say you can't win 'em all. Cam Newton doesn't see it that way.
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NowNS: Halifax sports DNA startup turns potential into performance

NowNS: Halifax sports DNA startup turns potential into performance | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Halifax-based sports genetics startup Athletigen Technologies Inc. is shifting its growth plans into high gear on the back of a $200,000 Atlantic Canadian Opportunities Agency (ACOA) loan.
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