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Coaching Through Conflict: Effective Communication Strategies

By Ryan Hedstrom
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Sport is full of conflict! Whether it is on or off the playing field, effectively dealing with conflict goes a long way in determining success. Internal team conflict can have a major impact on team…

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Making Your Team Work: How Coaches Can Transform Groups into Teams

By Ryan Hedstrom
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Whether it is on the field, in the locker room, or on the water - effective coaches need to understand the strategies to turn a group of individuals into a cohesive and successful team. Not all groups…

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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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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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