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2015 Article Archives

Why Sport Psychology Can Aid Performing Artists

By Kate Hays
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Kate Hays discusses how and why sport psychology and mental skills can be used to help actors, musicians, and other performers.

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Importance of AASP Certified Consultants

By Jack J. Lesyk
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Jack J. Lesyk, Ph.D., speaks about the importance of AASP's Certified Consultants.

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Sport Psychology at the Winter Olympics

By Sean McCann
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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…

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Why Mindset and Failure Matter in Performance

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

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Disordered Eating in Athletes

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

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Sport Fandom and Performance

By Rick Grieve
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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…

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Tips for Exercise Success

By Michele Kerulis
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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.

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Overcoming Negative Thinking While Running

By Cindra Kamphoff
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Struggling with negative thoughts during long workouts? Cindra Kamphoff offers a few suggestions for how to embrace discomfort and use self-talk to stay positive.

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Auto Racing & Mental Skills

By Tami Eggleston
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Tami Eggleston gives a few tips on how auto racers (and other athletes) can use mental skills to help them get the most out of their practices.

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Coaches Have Their Own Needs

By Burton Giges M.D.
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Sport psychology offers many suggestions for providing psychological services for athletes who need assistance with problems in performance, communication, time management, transitions, relationships…

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Sheryl Swoopes Achieves Greatness Through Sport Psychology

By Yopko Penhallurick LLC
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Regarded as one of the best female basketball players of all time, Sheryl Swoopes accepted the Performance Excellence Award at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology's (AASP) annual conference…

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Type 1 Diabetes in Sport: How to Support Your Athletes’

By Carrie Cheadle
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Anyone working with collegiate athletes knows how much work it takes to be both a dedicated student and a competitive athlete. It's challenging to balance practice and games with classes and exams,…

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Understanding Student-Athlete Burnout

By Keith A. Kaufman, Ph.D.
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The human body needs recovery to thrive. Without it, performance can begin to suffer and/or an athlete can start breaking down. The state of burnout is often regarded as the endpoint of this breakdown…

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