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Underdogs vs Favourites: Managing expectations

It goes without saying that sport provides us with some competitive mismatches. When looking for examples of these it is difficult to look past […]

Written by Rebecca Chidley 3 minute read

Mental Toughness in Marathon Running

The purpose of this article is to outline the concept of mental toughness amongst runners in a marathon with the use of mental skills. […]

Written by Gobinder Gill 2 minute read

The Me in a Team – Narcissism

Have you ever noticed players not getting on well within a team but are key players? They perform well on the biggest stage and […]

Written by George Mitchell 1 minute read

Cultural Sport Psychology

In the summer of 2017, I had the opportunity to volunteer with a football academy in Ghana as a mental skills trainer. Many of the […]

Written by Michael Panza 2 minute read

Making Challenge Opportunities for Distinguished Success

Imagine a time of which you had to overcome a significant challenge in your life. It could be a career change, personal loss, or […]

Written by Michael Mellinger 2 minute read

How to thrive in the business world

Written by Fionnuala Barnes 0 minute read

Thriving as a Corporate Athlete: What is thriving? And how can you thrive?

A question fervently debated is what separates world-class performers from exceptionally good ones? Contemporary research has investigated the role thriving has to play. Elite […]

Written by Fionnuala Barnes 5 minute read

Organisational stressors unique to para-athletes

Written by Clare Cunningham 0 minute read

Why is team resilience important?

Written by Kyle Lynch 0 minute read

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

Written by Roisin Kelly 0 minute read

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

Written by Justine Anthony 0 minute read

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

Written by Luke Jennings 0 minute read