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Why is team resilience important?

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Identifying and managing organisational stress in para-athletes

In the past 20 years the Paralympic Games has experienced rapid growth as athlete numbers have increased from 3,259 in 1996 to 4,328 in […]

Written by Clare Cunningham 7 minute read

Influence of team resilience on professional rugby union teams’ performance

Rugby union is a dynamic collision team sport requiring the coordination of various team positions and roles, where players are frequently required to move […]

Written by Kyle Lynch 7 minute read

Acute stress in sport

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Acute Stress in Sport: What is it and how do we cope?

What is it? There are many reasons people give to being stressed. Trying to balance work and a social life, meeting deadlines, preparing for […]

Written by Roisin Kelly 7 minute read

The Australian Open – Applied Psychology

2018 offers elite sports stars many opportunities to win their respective tournaments/competitions/finals. The Australian Open, which begins in mid-January and offers an opportunity to […]

Written by Gobinder Gill 2 minute read

Why you should day dream your free throw?

Before any Basketball game, every player gets nervous about missing that one free-throw that results in their whole team going down. In fact, losing […]

Written by Maithili Bhuptani 6 minute read

The 4 Stages of Stress

Stress is a common attribute and trigger that we all suffer from on a daily basis. This stress is normally attributed to high levels […]

Written by Gobinder Gill 2 minute read

Psychological resilience for athletes – a demystification…

“Difficulties in life are intended to make us better, not bitter.” – Dan Reeves (Former NFL athlete and head coach) Resilience. It has become […]

Written by Heather Hunter 6 minute read

Promoting Healthy Perfectionism

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Manipulating the paradox of perfectionism: promoting healthy perfectionism in sport

Elite athletes are known for their exceptional physiology. Arguably, their superior strength, power, endurance and biomechanics all play a key role in enabling their […]

Written by Justine Anthony 6 minute read

Military training for resilience – learning

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Learning about resilience from the military

“The lads showed great resilience today, they just never gave up”. How many times have you heard this, or something similar, regurgitated by coaches […]

Written by Luke Jennings 7 minute read

The Emergence of Mindfulness in Western Psychology

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The Emergence of Mindfulness in Western Psychology: Cultural Clash or Coalescence?

Introduction “What a liberation to realise that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who […]

Written by Tom Barnes 6 minute read

Emotional contagion in sport: The route to greater performance

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The road to greater performance: How teams sports can benefit from emotional contagion

Mamma Mia! Italy’s football team failed to qualify to the next 2018 World Cup for the first time in 60 years. The front page […]

Written by Ludovica Harley 7 minute read

Podcast 028: Developing Resilience in Sport

In our latest podcast we talk to Dr Mustafa Sarkar about growth, adversity and how athletes and coaches can develop resilience in sport.

Growth Mindset: Reaching your full potential

Over the years, there has been many athletes that have been tipped to be the next big star, but fail to reach their full […]

Written by Casper Farrimond 3 minute read

Podcast 027: Fatigue Management in Sport

In this podcast we talk to Professor Andy Lane about the different techniques and strategies that athletes can use to manage psychological/physical fatigue in […]

Talent Recognition, what to look for?

Our youth has many dreams and aspirations. Lots of young boys dream of scoring the winning goal in the Champions League final or win […]

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7 tips for managing stress

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Resilience – The role of adversity

What is resilience? Resilience has been defined as, “a dynamic process encompassing positive adaptation within the context of significant adversity” (Luthar, Cicchetti, & Becker, […]

Written by Rebecca Chidley 2 minute read

Professor Greg Whyte: What is your view on the nature Vs. Nurture debate?

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10 ways coaches can promote positive youth development

Here are 10 ways in which coaches can promote positive youth development.

15 important life lessons children learn through playing sport

As coaches and parents it is important to not only highlight the physical and mental benefits of youth sport, but to also speak to […]

40 things children want to hear from their sport coaches

Why not try saying a few of these supportive and encouraging phrases the next time you coach?