Sports and Performance Psychology
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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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How emotional intelligence can boost cycling endurance

How emotional intelligence can boost cycling endurance | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Understand your emotions to train better and race faster
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Mental aspect of tennis is tougher than the physical, says Novak Djokovic

Mental aspect of tennis is tougher than the physical, says Novak Djokovic | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The world no. 3 explained the reasons in a recent press conference
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Emotional intelligence & the psychology of sales

Emotional intelligence & the psychology of sales | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Don’t keep battering away trying to increase sales, let In-Call Selling with Emotional Intelligence unlock your sales potential.
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Tiger Woods, Golf’s Dominant Force, Hoists a Trophy Once Again - The New York Times

Tiger Woods, Golf’s Dominant Force, Hoists a Trophy Once Again - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Four back operations derailed Woods’s career, but he returned to the PGA Tour this season and at 42 staged one of the more remarkable comebacks in sports history, winning the Tour Championship.
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The performance-boosting powers of superstitious rituals in pro cycling

The performance-boosting powers of superstitious rituals in pro cycling | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Can the order in which you put your shoes on or when you choose to shower really boost your cycling? We've tried to find out
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The Conditioning Test Adrian Peterson Can't Afford to Fail

The Conditioning Test Adrian Peterson Can't Afford to Fail | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
One secret behind the 33-year-old running back's superhuman fitness? A brutal drill that forces him to hold his breath between periods of intense exercise.
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So I Broke My F*cking Nose | By Sue Bird

So I Broke My F*cking Nose | By Sue Bird | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The Mystics are a great team. We’re a great team. This is going to be a great, great WNBA Finals.
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How Russell Wilson Stays Focused When Playing For The Seahawks

How Russell Wilson Stays Focused When Playing For The Seahawks | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Russell Wilson, the 29-year-old QB for the Seattle Seahawks can do it all, thanks to a little mental mastery. Here's how he stays sharp on the field.
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Head game: Cousins' 'brain coach' helps him stay in a 'flow state' - StarTribune.com

Head game: Cousins' 'brain coach' helps him stay in a 'flow state' - StarTribune.com | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
North Score: Kirk Cousins goes through extensive and atypical training to mold his brain — so he can be in the right state of mind, all the time.
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Jeff McDonald: There can never be another Manu

Jeff McDonald: There can never be another Manu | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The erstwhile wild-haired, trick shot-making four-time NBA champion retired Monday at age 41, leaving in his wake a career that will no doubt Eurostep directly toward the Naismith Hall of Fame.
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Jackie MacMullan on Kevin Love Paul Pierce and state of mental health in NBA

Jackie MacMullan on Kevin Love Paul Pierce and state of mental health in NBA | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Stars such as Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan opening up has been an important step, but the stigma of mental health issues remains alive in NBA locker rooms.
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NBA mental health - Trae Young, Kevin Love and the future of mental wellness

NBA mental health - Trae Young, Kevin Love and the future of mental wellness | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Hype. Scrutiny. Hate. Kevin Love, Luke Walton and Adam Silver recognize the pressure that players face today. So, what's the future of mental health in the NBA?
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Joey Crawford: David Stern ordered me to get therapy after ejecting Tim Duncan for laughing

Joey Crawford: David Stern ordered me to get therapy after ejecting Tim Duncan for laughing | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Back in 2007, the incident that led to Joey Crawford's indefinite suspension seemed like the low point of his career. Now, he credits the moment with saving it.
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Sports Psychology: How Do Top Athletes Handle the Pressure?

Sports Psychology: How Do Top Athletes Handle the Pressure? | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Wesleyan University's twice-weekly student newspaper since 1868.
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Drew Brees shares the daily routine that sets him up for success

Drew Brees shares the daily routine that sets him up for success | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The Super Bowl champ follows a strict daily regimen that includes mental preparation, physical conditioning and a healthy dose of what some might call superstition.
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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Says This 2-Word Sentence Will Help You Achieve Long-Term Success

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Says This 2-Word Sentence Will Help You Achieve Long-Term Success | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
He got it from Duke's legendary "Coach K," Mike Krzyzewski.
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Saints Receiver Michael Thomas Is Here to Make History, Not to Be Famous

Saints Receiver Michael Thomas Is Here to Make History, Not to Be Famous | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
NEW ORLEANS — His voice quivers and his words crawl. He rubs his chin. He pauses six...seven...eight seconds at a time, thinking of the perfect words to use. Once those words float into the air, they're vague and overl
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EP 691 Kobe Bryant: Mamba Mentality and The Mind of a Champion by Lewis Howes

“Rest at the end, not in the middle.”- Kobe Bryant

If you enjoyed this episode, check out the video, show notes, and more at http://lewishowes.com/691
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Inside WNBA superstar Elena Delle Donne’s excruciating 5 days of injury recovery

Inside WNBA superstar Elena Delle Donne’s excruciating 5 days of injury recovery | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Inside the five-day injury scare that threatened to submarine the Mystics’ WNBA title hopes.
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The College Program That De-Stigmatizes Mental Health Care in - VICE

The College Program That De-Stigmatizes Mental Health Care in  - VICE | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
TOPPS is a mental health program at UNLV specifically tailored to the individual needs of athletes geared toward optimizing performance in sports, and life.
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Geoffrey Harpster's curator insight, September 16, 5:06 PM
More universities should be doing this to promote healthy and productive athletes. 
Shae Miller's curator insight, September 16, 10:19 PM
I really enjoyed reading about this one.
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US Open 2018: Nick Kyrgios melts down and recovers vs Radu Albot 

US Open 2018: Nick Kyrgios melts down and recovers vs Radu Albot  | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
NICK Kyrgios has moved through to the second round of the US Open after surviving a four-set rollercaoster where he appeared on the brink of capitulating.
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Jackie MacMullan on the complex issue of mental health in the NBA African-American community

Jackie MacMullan on the complex issue of mental health in the NBA African-American community | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
A childhood filled with violence, poverty and racism can lead to lifelong anxiety and depression for even the league's best players.
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Shae Miller's curator insight, September 16, 10:33 PM
I can relate to this article because I am African-American and I can use some of this information for my younger relatives who are active in sports.
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How to Train Yourself For Mental Toughness

How to Train Yourself For Mental Toughness | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The best tips and tricks for gaining the guts to go all the way to the finish line—and beyond.
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Hector Angeles's curator insight, September 13, 10:17 PM
Need some motivation?
Edwina Zeen's curator insight, October 7, 6:06 PM
Motivational gears and steps
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The untold stories of Barry Sanders' record-setting 1988 season

The untold stories of Barry Sanders' record-setting 1988 season | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Coaches, teammates and opponents recall the magical season 30 years ago, when the Oklahoma State running back ran for 2,850 yards, 44 TDs, set 34 NCAA records and exploded from obscurity to win a Heisman -- in Tokyo.
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