Several studies have found that more diversity in groups and teams can enhance performance. This post includes strategies on how to diversify sport and create inclusive environments.
Attention has always been a topic of major interest to psychologists and motor behaviour researchers. This post on attention and performance is taken from our new book Motor Control and Learning 6th Edition.
This webinar provides an overview of psychological characteristics that are commonly identified as risk factors in sports injuries and some of the associated potential mechanisms.
Gain a deeper understanding of assessment in sport psychology with this new text from Jim Taylor and a team of sport psychology experts.
We’re pleased to announce this year we will be supported the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science Regional Meeting in Ipswich. The event is taking place at Jerwood Dance House, Ipswich on Friday 26th May 2017.
This year’s Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Student Conference is being held at the University of Winchester from 20th-21st May 2017. This conference aims to give a platform for undergraduate, postgraduate and early career researchers in the field of sport psychology to present their work, meet other researchers and attend talks and workshops.
The ability to enter into a flow state of mind will help you overcome the psychological barriers associated with any race. In the new book Running Flow, pioneering flow researcher Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi along with Philip Latter and Christine Weinkauff Duranso give you the tools and strategies for experiencing the power of flow yourself. Follow the three steps in this post to help maximise your chances of finding flow in your runs.
Contemporary Issues in Sport Coaching Wednesday 22nd March 10am-5pm Jennie Lee Building Nexus Area, Ground Floor, The Open University, Milton Keynes The event has been organised by The Open University and hopes to bring together academics and practitioners to explore some of the contemporary issues in sports coaching. Keynote speakers include: Dr Richard Bailey, The International Council for Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) Dr Sophia Jowett, author of Social Psychology in Sport (Human Kinetics, 2007) Dr Leanne Norman, Leeds Beckett University Marieanne Spacey MBE, England Women’s Senior Football Team Assistant Coach Registration and tickets are available from The Open University website. Find out more