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// Tag: Coping

Mental Toughness: Olympic Greatness

Posted 9 months ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comment

It doesn’t seem that long since the London 2012 Olympic Games were gracing our TV screens in the Summer that saw Great Britain achieve […]

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Maintaining Motivation for Exercise: New Year, New You?

Posted 11 months ago Sarah Griffiths 4 minute read comments

Now 2016 is fully upon us, many of us will have noticed an increase in the amount of people in your local gym. A […]

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Stress – It’s Everywhere!

Posted 1 year ago Kyle McDonald 1 minute read comments

We would be naive to think that stress does not exists in most of our daily lives as well as in our athletes’ lives. […]

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Coping strategies in elite sport

Posted 1 year ago Dean Catterall 4 minute read comments

“The ability to perform successfully under pressure is a crucial aspect of sport performance.” (Mesagno, 2010, p. 343). A major problem for elite athletes is […]

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Premier League Relegation Pressure

Posted 2 years ago Mark Brodie 2 minute read comments

With 37 games played, the last match of the English Premier League (EPL) season on Sunday 24th May will see heroes and villains forged. […]

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Mental Toughness and Exercise

Posted 2 years ago Danielle Burns 3 minute read comments

The topic of frequent physical activity and, more importantly, a sedentary lifestyle dominate the media on a near-daily basis. Although many people feel they […]

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Five key attributes of the mentally tough athlete

Posted 2 years ago Evie Serventi 4 minute read comments

Mental toughness is hard to quantify and define, and it is increasingly evident that the concept can mean different things to different people. UK […]

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Coping strategies for sport parents

Posted 2 years ago Julie Blackwood 3 minute read comments

Let’s get off on the right foot. I am not a parent, but I know enough to recognise that it’s a tough job. And […]

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Stress and coping strategies in sport

Posted 2 years ago Katie Nichols 3 minute read comments

Your focus and concentration suddenly disappears as you attempt to shoot the game winning ball. The overwhelming pressure of receiving the baton correctly to […]

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Why coping with the media is essential for any ‘wonderkid’.

Posted 2 years ago Matthew Nield 2 minute read comments

In recent times sport and especially football has seen a flurry of young sporting ‘wonderkids’ being shot into the media spotlight.  With Real Madrid’s […]

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ACL injury in elite female footballers: Psychological risks successful transition

Posted 2 years ago Chris Lynch 3 minute read comment

Research within sport psychology highlights and emphasises the potentially stressful nature of sports participation (e.g., Fletcher, Hanton & Mellalieu, 2006; Fletcher, Hanton Mellalieu & […]

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Identify your fear of re-injury and overcome it!

Posted 2 years ago Leah Moore 3 minute read comment

Unfortunately injury is a common threat when it comes to both elite and non-elite sport. How we cope with it may determine our path […]

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Psychopath to success

Posted 3 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comments

If anyone is a fan of watching shows on TV such as ‘Psychopath Night’, then here is a short article for you to think […]

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Depression and performance enhancing drugs – Are we willing to understand this relationship?

Posted 3 years ago Leah Moore 10 minute read comment

The development of depression during retirement from professional sport has been highlighted by many athletes and most recently by swimming legend Ian Thorpe.  James […]

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Would you encourage your children into the world of competitive athletics?

Posted 3 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comment

Not so long ago I was asked by a friend of mine, who is an athlete as well as me and has been for […]

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A new context for coping in sport: Age related issues

Posted 3 years ago Helen Oliver 2 minute read comments

Simply ‘Google’ coping in sport and thousands of research papers appear. Even on this website 10 articles are listed under the topic. As sport […]

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Hardiness Development

Posted 3 years ago Kyle McDonald 2 minute read comment

One common aspect in developing our culture of excellence is the concept of hardiness and handling adversity. Hardiness revolves around how a person perceives […]

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The power of superstitions and rituals in sport

Posted 3 years ago Liam Blackwell 2 minute read comments

We’ve all seen or heard of elite sports people performing ritual movements before competitions, from a 100m runner blessing themselves before a race, to […]

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One way to get over choking in The Open

Posted 4 years ago Sean Ryder 3 minute read comment

You have the talent, you’ve been working hard at your game, you’re physically in great shape and you’ve won plenty of times in the […]

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Stress appraisal: Challenge vs threat

Posted 4 years ago Phin Naughton 2 minute read comments

This article focuses on the process of appraising stressors and the impact this may have for sporting performance. It will provide an overview of […]

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