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15 important life lessons children learn through playing sport

Posted 2 years ago BelievePerform 0 minute read comments

As coaches and parents it is important to not only highlight the physical and mental benefits of youth sport, but to also speak to […]


Sport, Exercise and Good Mental Health

Posted 2 years ago Rebecca Chidley 2 minute read comments

Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. This Mental Health Awareness Week, we are going to look at […]


Increasing and Maintaining Emotional Control Under Pressure

Posted 3 years ago Erin Prior 7 minute read comments

In today’s fast-paced society, coping under pressure seems more vital than ever and is often a necessary skill across many professional domains. But how […]


50 reasons why parents should encourage their children to play sport

Posted 3 years ago BelievePerform 0 minute read comments

Here are 50 awesome reasons why all parents should encourage their children to play sport.


Maintaining Motivation for Exercise: New Year, New You?

Posted 4 years 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 […]


Orthorexia: bridging the gap

Posted 4 years ago Sarah Griffiths 2 minute read comments

Orthorexia is becoming increasingly well known across many individuals, within the media and by researchers. This relatively new identified eating disorder just may be […]


Becoming a more confident performer

Posted 4 years ago Chris Lynch 4 minute read comment

Its the week of the big game, exam or even a job interview, you start to feel ‘butterflies’ in your stomach, you start to […]


Superstitions in Sport

Posted 4 years ago Lauren Onojaife 2 minute read comments

Superstitious rituals are defined as unusual, repetitive, rigid behaviour that is perceived to have a positive effect by the actor, whereas in reality there […]


What is a Panic Attack?

Posted 4 years ago Catherine Robertson 1 minute read comments

Given the high demands of life in our fast moving society, we are all vulnerable to experiencing feelings of both stress and anxiety. Feelings […]


Thyroid medication across athletes: understanding the cause for concern

Posted 4 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comments

There has recently been a lot of speculation regarding the use of medication for treating thyroid problems across the athletic population. It therefore seems […]


Motivating athletes: The role of the organisation

Posted 5 years ago Ruth Senior 2 minute read comments

“Motivation will almost always beat mere talent” Norman Ralph Augustine Motivation is a key subject for athletes, coaches and sporting organisations. In sport psychology, […]


Are pushy parents needed to develop elite athletes?

Posted 5 years ago David Faulkner 3 minute read comments

When listening to interviews with Tiger Woods, you will always here him comment positively about his Father’s influence in his development as a golfer. […]


Self efficacy in sport and exercise: Determining effort, persistence and performance

Posted 5 years ago Sarah Griffiths 6 minute read comments

A complex process of self appraisals and self persuasion form the basis of judgements that individuals create with regards to whether they believe they […]


Self-determination theory: LeBron James and his return to Cleveland

Posted 5 years ago Maximilian H Pollack, M.S. 3 minute read comment

Surprising though it may have been, one of the most talented athletes in our world today, LeBron James, has chosen to leave the NBA’s […]


Intimidation in sport – Are you a wolf?

Posted 5 years ago David Harrison 2 minute read comment

I was on a recent train journey and I needed something to read so I picked up a copy of New Scientist (1 June […]


Psychological effects of training partners

Posted 6 years ago Catherine Robertson 2 minute read comments

Clubs are a vital part of sports such as Football and Hockey where a team is vital in order to train and compete, but […]


Confidence and its links to belief

Posted 6 years ago David Harrison 3 minute read comments

“Confidence is contagious” – Vince Lombardi. This article is written in the context of football.  If football is not your sport then simply substitute […]


Our greatest enemy… and our biggest ally?

Posted 6 years ago Saqib Deen 2 minute read comments

Our greatest enemy… and our biggest ally? I recently tweeted a riddle a few days ago. Unfortunately nobody had the answer. The riddle goes […]

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