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Sport Psychology at the Winter Olympics

Published February 5, 2015

By Sean McCann


Sean McCann, senior sport psychologist for the United States Olympic Committee, and former president of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, on the role that sport psychology plays in Olympic performance and winter sports.

Published in: Athletes, Consulting


Why Mindset and Failure Matter in Performance

Published February 5, 2015

By Nicole Detling

Nicole Detling discusses the importance of your mindset for performance and the importance of learning from failure.

Published in: Mental Skills Training


Disordered Eating in Athletes

Published February 5, 2015

By Dana Voelker

Dana Voelker discusses what parents, coaches, and certified consultants can do to prevent and manage eating disorders in athletes.

Published in: Mental Health, Coaches, Parents & Youth Sport, Consulting


Sport Fandom and Performance

Published February 5, 2015

By Rick Grieve

We've all witnessed it—sports fans enthusiastically cheering for their favorite teams. Loud clapping, jumping up and down and even booing can affect athlete performance. Dr. Rick Grieve, an authority on fan behavior and member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, explains how fan reactions impact players and how mental skills training can help athletes maintain their focus when it matters most. For more on fan behavior, check out the full article at: http://www.ncaa.org/health-and-safety/sports-fandom-and-ncaa-student-athlete.

Published in: Athletes


Tips for Exercise Success

Published February 5, 2015

By Michele Kerulis

Struggling to stay on track with your exercise plan? Michele Kerulis offers three tips to help keep you active and reach your health and fitness goals.

Published in: Health & Fitness