If you are a coach, you have authority over your players--the more authority, the more responsibility.
Sport Psychology for Coaches eBook
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.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Several myths still circulate about the use of psychological techniques in optimizing performance.
Inside Sport Psychology
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
Focused for Rugby eBook
You should recognize that a number of factors influence confidence and that building confidence takes time.
Successful Coaching 4th Edition eBook
When we think of coaching, we think of face-to-face interaction, but of course coaches communicate by phone, through written messages, and by appearances on such media as radio and television.
Exercise Psychology-2nd Edition
Research on affect and exercise has typically involved the measurement of affect with self-report instruments, although human emotion has been estimated using psychophysiological and observational techniques.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
PAGs are evidence-based summary statements on the health benefits of physical activity and represent a high level consensus on what the scientific evidence has demonstrated by describing, in a summary format, the "dose" of the behaviour required to gain the benefits.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
A range of methods are used in the assessment of physical activity, including self-report, systematic observation, motion sensors, cardiorespiratory fitness and free-living indirect calorimetry.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
Levin (2001) concluded from his review of the religion and health literature that �nearly every religion espouses beliefs that govern behavior regarding health, disease, and death [and] some religions require behaviors related to health while others forbid behaviors related to health or medical care� (p. 22).