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Introduction to Sport Psychology. Lesson 3: This is a quick fix, right?

Welcome to the third and final post of our introductory course to Sport Psychology. On our first article of this series, we discussed the idea that Sport Psychology it’s only for crazy people. In that blog post we commented on … Continue reading

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Introduction to Sport Psychology. Lesson 2: This is only for professional athletes, right?

My last blog entry saw the start of the  ‘Introduction to Sport Psychology’ series of lessons, where I debunked the idea that Sport Psychology is only for a group of ‘crazy’ athletes and exercisers, who just need some extra help. … Continue reading

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Introduction to Sport Psychology. Lesson 1: Isn’t this for crazy people?

When we tell people that we are sport psychologist, we often see faces of “that’s interesting”, but they are not completely sure what it is sport psychology and how it really works. It is an understandable reaction since Sport Psychology … Continue reading

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Those strange behaviors displayed by athletes: Pre-performance routines

Try to imagine the following scene: Picture a tennis match on a clay court. The main character of this scene is preparing to serve. It is his first serve. He starts by cleaning the baseline; then he shakes off the … Continue reading

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Exercise in the heat: A blend of science, hazards and tips

I got inspired to write this article since I am going back home soon and I am more than convinced that the first thing that I am going to experience stepping off the plane will be the heat wave straight … Continue reading

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