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Fighters stress management for better performance - FIGHTMAG

Fighters stress management for better performance - FIGHTMAG | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Stress can prohibit you from training and fighting at optimal performance, whether an amateur or professional competitor.
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Sports and Performance Psychology
Seeking excellence and success in sports and performing arts through mental conditioning and other applied behavioral sciences, from Psychogenyx.  
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The NFL’s Mindfulness Movement Has a New Look

The NFL’s Mindfulness Movement Has a New Look | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Pete Carroll isn’t the only football decision-maker obsessed with sport psychology. And the Falcons, Colts, and 49ers could impact the culture-building dynamic of a league long resistant to change.
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Breathing Through The Butterflies: How To Manage Nerves

Breathing Through The Butterflies: How To Manage Nerves | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
This article talks about how swimmers can deal with nerves behind the blocks by concentrating on deep breathing techniques.
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Athletes can ‘hack’ brain to hurdle mental roadblocks

Athletes can ‘hack’ brain to hurdle mental roadblocks | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Book helps athletes and everyday people understand the brain’s wiring and cope with stress.
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Elite female tennis players less prone to choking under pressure than elite male players

Elite female tennis players less prone to choking under pressure than elite male players | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Researchers analysed the outcome of thousands of games at tennis grand slams played in 2010. By Christian Jarrett
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How VR Free Throw Reps Helped Washington Wizards' Ian Mahinmi

How VR Free Throw Reps Helped Washington Wizards' Ian Mahinmi | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Virtual reality technology company STRIVR seems to have helped $64 million man Ian Mahinmi and his free throw woes last season. Though his overall percenta
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The Hellacious High School Workouts That Made Leonard Fournette a Monster

The Hellacious High School Workouts That Made Leonard Fournette a Monster | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Leonard Fournette has lofty goals for his rookie NFL season, but he's been working for this for years. His high school workouts were nothing short of savage.
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Arizona Cardinals Fans Can Experience Team's Virtual Reality Training

Arizona Cardinals Fans Can Experience Team's Virtual Reality Training | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Back in 2015, the Arizona Cardinals became one of six NFL teams to use virtual reality in their training efforts. Now, the Cardinals are including their fa
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London 2017 | We must protect Jamaican athletics, says Wilson

London 2017 | We must protect Jamaican athletics, says Wilson | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
LONDON, England:Head coach of Jamaica's team to the IAAF World Championships in London, Maurice Wilson, is urging the country's track and field bosses to take proactive steps to ensure the nation's continued athletics success despite what i
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A New Way for Therapists to Get Inside Heads: Virtual Reality

A New Way for Therapists to Get Inside Heads: Virtual Reality | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Limbix, a start-up using Google headsets, helps psychologists expose patients to their anxieties in the safety of an office.
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Is cycling the toughest sport? - Cycling Weekly

Is cycling the toughest sport? - Cycling Weekly | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Anyone who’s raced a bike knows that cycling can be cruelly hard, but how does it stack up against other gruelling sports? Is it the toughest of them all?
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A top mental training coach says this mindset will make you more successful

A top mental training coach says this mindset will make you more successful | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
There are few things you can control, and you need to give them everything you have.
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VICE Documentary Highlights Texas Tech Red Raiders' Use Of Virtual Reality

VICE Documentary Highlights Texas Tech Red Raiders' Use Of Virtual Reality | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
VICE released a documentary, Chasing Perfection, that captures the Texas Tech Red Raiders' use of virtual reality as the football team trains for 2016.
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Mental Coach of 3 top NBA draft picks shares the best 7 ways to thrive under pressure

Mental Coach of 3 top NBA draft picks shares the best 7 ways to thrive under pressure | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Here's advice from Graham Betchart, whose company, Lucid Performance, is collaborating with Google.
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Nadia Comaneci, Edwin Moses Featured In Movie WINNING To Premiere Sept. 8 In NYC

Nadia Comaneci, Edwin Moses Featured In Movie WINNING To Premiere Sept. 8 In NYC | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Nadia Comaneci and Edwin Moses are two of the five legendary athletes featured in the upcoming documentary movie WINNING. 
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Fighters stress management for better performance - FIGHTMAG

Fighters stress management for better performance - FIGHTMAG | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Stress can prohibit you from training and fighting at optimal performance, whether an amateur or professional competitor.
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Overcoming Fear After An Injury - Seeds For Inspiration

Overcoming Fear After An Injury - Seeds For Inspiration | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Like many people, from lifelong avid athletes to those whose pursuit of fitness is more casual, I've experienced my share of injuries and pain while living an
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Tomorrow Soldier: How The Military Is Altering the Limits of Human Performance

Tomorrow Soldier: How The Military Is Altering the Limits of Human Performance | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Breakthroughs in biometric science mean future troops will fight with weapons that understand them — inside and out.
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New mindfulness method helps coaches, athletes score

New mindfulness method helps coaches, athletes score | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
When it comes to success in sports, coaches and athletes understand that there's a mental component, but many don't have an understanding of how to prepare psychologically. That's where the concept of mindfulness can be beneficial
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Carson Wentz spreading love, passes and leadership | FOX Sports

Carson Wentz spreading love, passes and leadership | FOX Sports | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Carson Wentz can't stop smiling.
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NFL Refs Are Using STRIVR's Virtual Reality Training To Get Mental Reps

NFL Refs Are Using STRIVR's Virtual Reality Training To Get Mental Reps | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
STRIVR has been training NFL officials ahead of the 2017 season, as part of the league’s efforts to better prepare refs for live-game scenarios using virtu
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Video: Check out the unique training camp of Vasyl Lomachenko

Video: Check out the unique training camp of Vasyl Lomachenko | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Watch episode 1 of Top Rank’s multi-part "Camp Life" series for Ukrainian boxing star Vasyl Lomachenko.
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The Mental Side of Sports During a Disappointing Season

The Mental Side of Sports During a Disappointing Season | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
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Clemson Football Hires Rise Science To Improve Team Sleep

Clemson Football Hires Rise Science To Improve Team Sleep | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
When defending national champion Clemson opened its new $55 million football complex in January, its greatest benefit to player performance — more so than
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Moneyball for Mindfulness: Mets Try More Coaches for Stress Management

Moneyball for Mindfulness: Mets Try More Coaches for Stress Management | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Eight sports psychologists are working with the Mets from Single-A to Citi Field
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Can Virtual Reality Help Texas Tech Football Get Over The Hump?

Can Virtual Reality Help Texas Tech Football Get Over The Hump? | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
FRISCO, Texas -- Last fall, the Texas Tech football program made headlines for partnering with STRIVR, a virtual reality company that works with several NF
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