Clinical Sports PsychologyJune 5, 2016 – 05:11 am

Clinical Sports Psychology

Clinical sport psychology is an approach to treating athlete performance difficulties and increasing athlete well-being. It was developed by psychologists Frank Gardner and Zella Moore and is presented in their books Psychology of Enhancing Human Performance and Clinical Sport Psychology, as well as numerous articles. Clinical sport psychology is a holistic approach to working with athletes which emphasizes client development of: (1) acceptance of…

Psychology Journal Articles OnlineMay 28, 2016 – 04:01 am

Psychology Journal Articles Online

Substantial psychological work is being done in tropical zone countries and regions. Journal of Tropical Psychology is specifically circum-global and unites the rapidly growing torrid climate-related nations around the earth in the development and sharing of their psychological discoveries. In addition to the geographical limits of past designated tropical countries, this rapidly expanding torrid or tropical zone could eventually and increasingly…

Sports PsychMay 5, 2016 – 02:28 am

Sports Psych

You’re watching Rafael Nadal dominate at the French Open. He’s tired, he’s stressed, he might even be injured, and you think to yourself, “How can I be that mentally tough when it matters most?” You follow LeBron James all season long and marvel at how he manages to ratchet up his play, game after game, and you think, “I would love to be that driven and dedicated.” We might not all have the physical gifts of Nadal or James but we can learn to think…

What are Careers?May 2, 2016 – 01:48 am

What are Careers?

Each year in the U.S. and Canada, hundreds of thousands of new students enter college or university programs in Psychology. Within a few years, most of them earn a bachelor’s degree. Along the way, they take a lot of courses in different areas of psychology, and in research methods and statistics. They gain an appreciation of the basics in a wide range of areas within Psychology, but most are taught almost nothing about career options in psychology…

Where do Sports Psychologists Work?April 22, 2016 – 12:37 am

Where do Sports Psychologists Work?

Sport and exercise psychologists work in a wide range of settings and with a diverse range of clients participating in recreational, amateur, and elite levels of competition. Some sport psychologists work as private consultants or hold full-time positions with professional sports teams or national governing bodies of sport. Most combine their consultancy work with teaching and research or also work in other areas such as clinical and occupational…

Mental SportsApril 17, 2016 – 11:59 pm

Mental Sports

You don’t have to be a professional athlete or an Olympic champion to be a successful athlete. Nor do you have to have a room full of trophies, win a state championship, or make the front page of the sports section. Successful athletes that I’ve worked with include an eleven year-old figure skater who has not yet won a competition, a high school golfer with a zero handicap, a middle-aged runner whose goal is to complete her first marathon, a weight…

Sports Exercise PsychologyApril 12, 2016 – 11:38 pm

Sports Exercise Psychology

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