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July 2014 Article Archives

Disordered Eating in Athletes: Understanding the Basics and What We Can Do About It

By Dana K. Voelker
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Disordered eating encompasses a wide range of problematic eating attitudes, behaviors and body image distortions that adversely impact physical and psychological health. Unfortunately, student-…

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How Sport Psychology Can Work for You: Lessons from NCAA Athletic Administrators

By Ian Connole
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Where high performance sports exist, psychological demands and athletes’ abilities to cope with them are often the unseen elements influencing performance1. Enhancing performance through…

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NCAA Swimmer Develops Mental Skills That Carry Her Beyond Olympic Medal

By The Association for Applied Sport Psychology Public Relations Office
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Western Kentucky University graduate Claire Donahue set many records as a swimmer for her NCAA Division I school. Today she is a member of the USA Swimming team competing internationally, as well as…

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Sport Fandom and the NCAA Athlete

By Frederick G. Grieve
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They come in all shapes and sizes, from the little tyke who is dressed in the University of Kentucky outfit coming home from the hospital days after birth; to the twenty-year-old walking around in…

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