A Traditional Sports Psychology Approach to Addressing Performance Issues is Ineffective

Traditional sports psychology tends to rely on the premise that athletes need to adjust their thinking, incorporate relaxation techniques, and use other strategies to repair performance problems. However, the root of many repetitive performance problems comes from physical and emotional traumas held in the brain, also known as Sports Trauma Stress Disorder. So, for example, positive self-talk, a staple of...[ read more ]

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A Traditional Sports Psychology Approach to Addressing Performance Issues is Ineffective

Traditional sports psychology tends to rely on the premise that athletes need to adjust their thinking, incorporate relaxation techniques, and use other strategies to repair performance problems. … [Read More...]

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