sports psychology


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sports psy·chol·o·gy

(spōrts sī-kolŏ-jē)
Study of emotional, motivational, and personality aspects of sport and exercise.
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Over the last few years, sports psychology has entered the realm of Indian Olympic sports as well, with prominent medal prospects working with them on a regular basis.
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Each of them discussed how modern sports psychology is utilized not only in golf, but in virtually all athletic endeavors.
The PGA training programme, which was founded 50 years ago, concentrates on all aspects of golf including business, equipment technology and repairs, rules and tournament organisation, sports science, sports psychology and playing.
Some specific topics are the therapeutic value of sport for children with disabilities, virtual reality for research and training in sports, and a review of methods used in sports psychology research on coping, performance, and anxiety.
Camilla dashes home to ride out and school when getting free time from Loughborough University, where she's studying for her Masters in sports psychology.
A keen exponent of sports psychology, the Sky Blues boss firmly believes in eking out every last ounce of ability and effort from his players to take them and the football club to new heights.
FEATURES: The book begins with a chapter on applied sports psychology to give the reader an insight into the domain of sport psychology, providing an overview of the techniques that could be used.
DrMorgan is a leading authority in the world of sports psychology.
She hopes to one day create workouts for injured athletes to help them heal, along with studying sports psychology and massage therapy.
He is the director and founder of Western Washington University's Center for Performance Excellence and a nationally recognized scholar on applied sports psychology.
Storie, who scored more than 1200 runs and hit four centuries in his 33 games for his country, studied sports psychology after giving up the game in the late 1990s.