What drives one player might be quite different from what drives another, and the same is true of coaches.
Athletes-like everyone else-gain the greatest confidence in their ability to perform through successful experiences in that sport.
The Mental Athlete
A visualization starts at the beginning of your routine or workout.
Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Motivating People to Be Physically Active-2nd Edition
Implement stage-specific strategies for your community physical activity programs.
True Competition eBook
All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Sport Psychology for Coaches eBook
Coaches need to be able to clearly communicate expectations, goals, standards, and feelings to their athletes.
Inside Sport Psychology
The relaxing place technique involves visualizing a real or imaginary location that carries strong associations of relaxation.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
In using metaphors, folktales, and images we need to remind ourselves constantly that we are all bent in different ways.
Exercise Psychology-2nd Edition
Chemicals sensitize and activate type IV polymodal nociceptors. Polymodal nociceptors respond to painfully hot and cold temperatures as well as a host of chemical stimuli that activate the nociceptive afferents.