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.
Sport Psychology for Coaches
Competition is not responsible for either the positive or the negative consequences so frequently highlighted by the media. The impact of competition, both helpful and detrimental, results not from competition itself but from how it is organized and conducted. As a coach, you play a major role in making sport a positive competitive experience�or not.
�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.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Read how sport and exercise psychology can be used as an academic athletic counselor, fitness professional, and athlete.
In Pursuit of Excellence 4th Edition eBook
Embracing and choosing a positive perspective
Sport and Character
If you are a coach, you have authority over your players--the more authority, the more responsibility.
The Sport Psych Handbook eBook
By now you�re armed with a thorough psychological conceptualization of motivation.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
What motivates you to participate in sport and physical activity?
Successful Coaching 4th Edition eBook
Bullying is an act of aggression by someone or a group with the intent of harming a person either physically or psychologically.
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.