When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
�The mind and the body are one,� said expert Jim Loehr, who is founder of LGR Performance Systems, a motivational training center located in Orlando, Florida.
Cultural Sport Psychology
General cross-cultural knowledge for working with racial and ethnic minority groups.
Finding fun, excitement, interest, pleasure, and satisfaction-all forms of intrinsic motivation-in the process of contesting will help guard against decompetition. But what evokes and sustains intrinsic motivation?
Anger Management in Sport
The program uses guidelines to identify and manage anger.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Anger, aggression, and violence can surface while participating in sports and affect how the game is played.
Focused for Soccer 2nd Edition eBook
Now that the power of attitude on performance for both male and female players has been established, coaches need to identify strategies that reinforce that process.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
There are two main sources of motivation. Generally speaking, motivation can come from the outside, such as the motivation to win medals, receive financial rewards, and attract attention from the media.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
One of Einstein�s famous quotes is that in science we should make everything as simple as possible, but not too simple! Parsimony in science simply means that we keep constructs as simple as possible.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Each of us develops a personal view of how motivation works, our own model on what motivates people. We are likely to do this by learning what motivates us and by observing how other people are motivated. For instance, if someone has a physical education teacher she likes and believes is successful, she will probably try to use or emulate many of the same motivational strategies that the teacher uses.