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Podcast 001: Dr Brian Hemmings

Within this podcast we talk to Brian about a number of different topics including Sport psychology within golf Tips for parents Creating the right environment for young players Psychological components needed to excel in […]

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Football managers touchline behaviour

Recently the BBC reported that Alan Pardew, manger of Newcastle United Football Club was seeking help from a sport psychologist as a result of his recent touchline behaviour. Over the last few years there have […]

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Gender Issues within the Coach and Athlete Relationship

Gender Issues in Sport Social Role Theory (SRT) (Eagly, 1987) provides an insight into why gender issues may arise within the Coach and athlete relationship. SRT is the belief that men and women act […]

Posted 4 days ago by Nollaig O' Sullivan

Introducing: Paul Robinson

Who are you? Paul Robinson professional football player for Birmingham City Football Club My background I started at Watford Football Club from the age of 9 where I then signed professional forms at 17. […]

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Combining the use of TGfU and Questioning to Improve Decision Making Skills in Soccer Players

The use of Heuristic Practices and specifically Teaching Games for Understanding (TGFU) within learning environments has been an ever increasing methodology applied by teachers and coaches for over 20 years. Ever since Bunker and […]

Posted 3 weeks ago by Tom Shields

Introducing: Jamie Peacock

Jamie Peacock MBE is considered to be one of the best players of his generation, having won every honour in the domestic game. A player of undoubted talent, who through his determination and commitment […]

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Introducing: Yael Averbuch

Who are you? My name is Yael Averbuch and I am currently a professional soccer player for F.C. Kansas City, originally from Upper Montclair, New Jersey. How did you get into sport? I started […]

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Anxiety in golf

Anxiety is an unpleasant motivational state (Lundqvist et al. 2011) comprising of cognitive (worrying thoughts) and somatic (oneself perception of physiological arousal) anxiety (Englert and Bertrams 2012), commonly measured by the CSAI-2 (Martens et […]

Posted 4 weeks ago by Matthew Cheesbrough

Self-talk as a tool for performance development

Self-talk is considered one of the main psychological strategies for developing a better mental state in sports context and it can take several forms: positive (motivational),  instructional and negative (Weinberg & Gould, 2003). Self […]

Posted 4 weeks ago by Frank Heggebo

Sport Psychology University Courses

Where can I study a Sport Psychology Course? There are a number of sport psychology courses that students can study. Below you will find a useful map of a number of sport psychology courses […]

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Podcast 001: Dr Brian Hemmings

Within this podcast we talk to Brian about a number of different topics including Sport psychology within golf Tips for parents Creating the right environment for young players Psychological components needed to excel in […]

Posted 4 weeks ago by BelievePerform

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Mental Health and Sport

 ‘I’ve grown up in my sport with the impression I was meant to be a superhero. You’re supposed to be able to handle things. You are in high pressure situations so you are convinced you […]

Posted 4 weeks ago by Nicole Wiggins

Exercise as treatment for anxiety and depression

1 in 4 of us will suffer with poor mental health at some point in our lives. Anxiety can affect around 16% of the British population at any one time with depression affecting around […]

Posted 1 month ago by Catherine Robertson

Considering beta-alanine supplementation?

Carnosine is a substance found in high concentrations in skeletal muscle. It is formed by the bonding of histadine and beta-alanine (Derave et al. 2007). Carnosine could be beneficial to sports performers as it […]

Posted 1 month ago by Jack Matthews

The Strength Paradox

Focussing on one’s strengths as an approach to coaching has received support from ideologues including athletes, coaches and parents (Gucciardi, Gordon, & Dimmock, 2009; Gucciardi, Gordon, Dimmock, & Mallett, 2009). However it hasn’t received […]

Posted 1 month ago by Jake Gifford

Resiliency in football

How many times have you heard the term ‘bounce back’ when listening to football interviews? It is one of them clichés that you hear time and time again, but what does it actually mean? […]

Posted 1 month ago by Amie Wilson

Why is the coach-athlete relationship important?

 In competitive sport, the difference between being a world champion or ranked fifth in the world can be as little as 1%. The margins of greatness and mediocrity are minimal and thus every element […]

Posted 1 month ago by BelievePerform

BPS QSEP: Key Roles and Assignments

In my last article on BPS QSEP, the qualification taken by masters graduates to obtain chartered status as a Sport and Exercise Psychologist, I talked about how to get started by finding a supervisor […]

Posted 1 month ago by Darren Britton

Ironman triathletes; Personification of self-actualization

Ironman triathletes; Personification of self-actualization The article presents self-actualization (the process of self-fulfillment and reaching one’s ultimate potential) in relation to the unique group of individuals who commit to the 140.6-mile multi-sport event that […]

Posted 2 months ago by Elyse Paulson
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