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Borris Johnson forged ahead with his assertion that it was best for Great Britain to be out of Europe, Little did he realise that he could have seen the English soccer team follow his example so soon with a surprise loss to Iceland at the Euro 16 soccer championships. The...
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So we are all delighted and enthralled with the monumental achievement of Leicester City upsetting the odds and winning the premier league only 2 years after promotion in 2014. Nottingham Forest achieved a similar feat, winning the league in 1978 after promotion in 1977 and followed it up by winning...
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A Masterclass in Applied Sport Psychology  ‘Conducting Telephone Consultancy with Athletes’  BOOKING DETAILS  Masterclass; Due to the workshop format places are limited to 30 people. You are advised to book early to avoid disappointment. Masterclass Date: Wednesday 18th May 2016; 9.30 - 4.30 pm. Central Location: Holiday Inn at M1 Junction 18, Rugby/Northampton....
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Jordan Spieth threw away a 5 shot lead at the Augusta Masters golf tournament 2016 having dominated the competition until the last day. Walking on to the tenth hole on the final day he held a 5 shot lead. He bogeyed both 10 and 11 before his game totally unravelled...
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Self-belief can be conceptualised as a positive frame of mind within an individual or team, which gives them the opportunity to pursue their targets and goals. It is a highly influential component of psychology and can be applicable to the sporting and business environment, in addition to everyday life. With...
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As someone who works within the field of psychology I am often asked the questions "What can sport psychology do for my performance?, What are the benefits?". Within sport, psychology is often seen as a quick fix. Unfortunately sport psychology does not work that way. Often, people assume that sport...
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There are very few sports other than road cycling, where fans and spectators can experience the sport so close to the elite athletes. This has pros and cons for athletes. The atmosphere can carry athletes through tough stages, and creates a fantastic experience for fans. It also allows cyclists to...
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Conducting Telephone Consultancy  with Athletes Presenters: Dr. Brian Hemmings with Dr. Jonathan Katz & Peggy King, Voice Coach Masterclass; Due to the workshop format places are limited to 30 people. You are advised to book early to avoid disappointment. Masterclass Date: Wednesday 18th November 2015; 9.30 - 4.30 pm.  Central Location: Holiday Inn...
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If you are over 18 years old and have experienced a sport injury then please take a moment to complete the survey below. Just click on the link and it will go straight through. Here is some more information on the research My name is Sarah Langenthal, I'm a postgraduate student...
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With 37 games played, the last match of the English Premier League (EPL) season on Sunday 24th May will see heroes and villains forged. Three teams (Hull City, Newcastle Utd and Sunderland) are staring into the abyss of relegation to the English Championship. The pressure is mounting. For some teams,...
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In sport we often assume that elite athletes are super human. We watch the likes of Ronaldo, Jessica Ennis and Andy Murray all perform at such high standards, producing skills and using psychological strength to overcome challenges and adversity. Within the media we hear about the lavish lifestyles which these...
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Before you start reading this article we have a few questions that we would like you to think about. If you felt ill would you go and visit a doctor who was not properly qualified? If you wanted help with your bank accounts would you visit an accountant who didn't...
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Recently in the media there was a campaign which was advertised by Protein World called "Are you beach body ready?". Within this advert which was seen all over the London underground there was a picture of a slim, sleek, toned young woman. Over the last few days there has been...
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We are delighted to promote Dr Brian Hemming's Applied Sport Psychology Workshop. A Masterclass in Applied Sport Psychology  ‘Being creative in your practice: Using storytelling with athletes’  You should attend if you….  Are a qualified psychologist and want to advance your expertise in sport Are undergoing supervised training and wish...
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"We must cut number of foreign players to find more English talent"–Greg Dyke FA Chairman Over the last few years there have been a number of arguments regarding international players coming into English football. Managers, coaches, fans and the Football Association all have different opinions on this topic which has...
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Four decades after the beginning of the global obesity epidemic, awareness of the threat of obesity to the population’s health and well-being can be seen in a plethora of national reports and strategic plans from various countries, however, conversion to action remains mainly unrealised (Swinburn et al., 2011). Posing the...
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With the Wimbledon tennis championship fast approaching, there will be a number of the worlds best tennis players preparing physically and mentally for the challenges that await them. Tennis is a high paced sport where you can experience a mixture of emotions. The biggest challenge that the players will face...
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Rugby union is a game which is easily won, you put a physical person in a physical position. At the international stage there is arguable no better team at doing this the New Zealand a.k.a the All Blacks. Their spectacular pre performance warrior’s dance known as the haka, perform before...
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Learn 6 basic sport psychology steps to help you to increase the confidence of your players and athletes About the course This course is all about developing confident and successful athletes. It includes a 6 step guide to helping coaches improve their players performance. This course has been developed for...
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There has recently been a lot of speculation regarding the use of medication for treating thyroid problems across the athletic population. It therefore seems fitting to try and grasp an understanding of the current issue surrounding the controversial stance of thyroid medication across athletes and why we should all be...