Category Archives: sport & exercise psychology

The price of gold – how bad do you really want it?

„If it feels too good, then it’s wrong“, says Christian Olsson, a famous Swedish triple jumper in his interview for a documentary called „The Price of Gold“.  With this sentence Olsson states that practices and exercises shouldn’t feel comfortable and … Continue reading

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Children with disabilities and the role of exercise in their life

Through several articles in this blog, I have tried to support the importance of physical activity and exercise in our life. More specifically, in one of my previous articles I tried to show the enormous impact of electronic smart devices … Continue reading

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“Wearing the same shirts doesn’t make a team” – the phenomenon of team cohesion in sports

What is this so-called team cohesion that everyone is talking about in the field of sport lately? As the above quote states, it is apparently not enough to be wearing the same t-shirts, to have the same team name and … Continue reading

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Our best wishes for 2016

From all of us here in AAP we are wishing you a healthy and happy new year! Our goals for this year is to stay in touch with all of our readers and to produce more articles for you. Have a great … Continue reading

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Squat misconception #1: The squat is a quadriceps exercise

Studying anatomy and biomechanics is not something that every sports science student or strength coach likes to do. But in order to create a sound training program, coaches need to understand the basic laws of functional anatomy and biomechanics. When … Continue reading

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