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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 […]

Written by Mauro van de Looij 11 minute read

7 tips for managing stress

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6 foods to increase your brainpower

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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?

Darren Campbell: Superstitions and Rituals

Successful athlete Vs. Unsuccessful athlete

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?

Developing a Growth Mindset in Sport

Watch our short whiteboard animation and learn how to develop a growth mindset in sport.

5 tips to motivate students

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James Haskell: How do you cope with being dropped from a team?

The Perils of Playing with a Price Tag

Dealing with Expectation in Sport This summer’s football transfer window saw a ‘crazy’ (Benitez, 2017) rise in transfer fees that few pundits could have […]

Written by Alex Freemantle 4 minute read

Expected Performance After Head Injury – How to Approach an Invisible Opponent

Sports related head injuries (e.g., concussions) affect one’s ability to concentrate, make decisions, foster learning, and perform both individually and collaboratively as part of […]

Written by Michael Mellinger 4 minute read

Goals out of sport: facilitating the retirement process

“I am feeling lost and with no direction, no purpose, no career, no identity and who the hell do I go to?” and “How […]

Written by Zoe Taylor 2 minute read

Focus: Understanding scanning and switching off

Whether I have worked with Gymnasts, Footballers, Table Tennis Players or Triathletes, one thing has become clear, they all need to focus their attention […]

Written by Rebecca Chidley 2 minute read

Empirical vs. Non-empirical Resilience Strategies – Outcomes and Consequences

What is resilience? Resilience is your ability to adapt to and overcome negative emotional responses in a given situation. Or is it? A general […]

Written by Michael Mellinger 5 minute read

Eventing: Decision making in high risk sport

Eventing is commonly referred to as the triathlon of horse riding. It consists of three disciplines: dressage, show jumping and cross country. All three […]

Written by Zoe Taylor 2 minute read

Self-talk During Sport – Advantage or Detriment

Self-talk is the process of which an individual may guide him/herself to accomplish a goal. Whether or not the goals are specific or broad, […]

Written by Michael Mellinger 2 minute read

The Psychological Effects of Sports Injuries and why these Effects are heightened in Elite Young Athletes

The operationalised definition of sports injury differs within the existing sport psychology literature often owing to the differing severities and durations of injury (Nicholl […]

Written by Alex Freemantle 3 minute read

The Who, What and Why of Global Personal Player Development

Assisting youth and professional athletes outside of the sporting environment has been a challenge for many years.  There has not been an accepted specific […]

Written by Dr Mark Robinson 2 minute read

Development leads to results, results not necessarily to development

Currently there’s (still) a debate going on in youth football circles about the role of winning in youth sports development programs. More specifically is […]

Written by Mauro van de Looij 4 minute read

Self-confidence, self-efficacy and the methods to become successful

To be successful in sport, as suggested by the most popular literature in the field of attitudes, behaviours and sporting achievement is focused on […]

Written by Kelly Bourne 2 minute read

Sport, Exercise and Good Mental Health

Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. This Mental Health Awareness Week, we are going to look at […]

Written by Rebecca Chidley 2 minute read

7 reasons why children should be more active

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How can students manage their energy levels during exam period?

Exam time is a stressful period for many students.  It is that time of year where we wake up early, go to bed late […]

Written by BelievePerform 2 minute read