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// Tag: Elite Sport

Mental health in elite sport: It’s tough to talk

Posted 6 months ago Sally Hilton 3 minute read comment

In recent years there has been increasing acknowledgement of the problem of mental health in elite sport. Research shows that while sports people are […]

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The Problem with Talent

Posted 2 years ago Matt Furness 2 minute read comments

I dislike how we use the word ‘talent’. A quick google of the word ‘talent’ provides the following definition: natural aptitude or skill. Despite […]

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Identifying talent – are we using the right tools?

Posted 3 years ago Frank Heggebo 3 minute read comments

Identifying talent is one of sports biggest and most profitable issues. There is a constant seek for a new Christiano Ronaldo in the world […]

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Creating a mastery-oriented performance climate – the role of a coach

Posted 3 years ago Frank Heggebo 3 minute read comments

Motivational theories assumes an individual as an intentional, goal-directed organism who operates in rational manners (Roberts, Treasure & Conroy, 2007).  An individual participating in […]

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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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Depression in elite sport

Posted 3 years ago Sophie Walton 2 minute read comments

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses worldwide and in recent years the affirmation of depression has increased within the elite athlete […]

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