Coaches need to be able to clearly communicate expectations, goals, standards, and feelings to their athletes.
The Sport Psych Handbook
Another key step in team-building strategies is motivating team members to take specific action steps that will sustain the process.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Goal setting is one of the most important skills taught to athletes in order to help them achieve optimal performance.
Court Sense eBook
What drives one player might be quite different from what drives another, and the same is true of coaches.
Anger Management in Sport
Learn about different types of inventory methods and whether or not they work.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Anger, aggression, and violence can surface while participating in sports and affect how the game is played.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
There are several reasons for the current limitations in the evidence base and for the disappointing effect of some commonly utilized interventions (Blamey & Mutrie, 2004).
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.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
Most authors in the health and exercise psychology literature do not differentiate between personality traits and other personal characteristics called orientations and styles (terms that are used interchangeably), but there are stark differences between the two.
Doing Exercise Psychology
Before we consider the application of motivational interviewing (MI) and its components, it is worth exploring some of the traps to avoid in consultations in order to support the development of an MI approach. Miller and Rollnick (2002) suggested that early in a consultation, avoiding these common pitfalls is important for creating an empathetic, respectful, and fruitful relationship that is a partnership toward change.