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Paul A. Davis, Louise Davis, Samuel Wills, Ralph Appleby and Arne Nieuwenhuys

’s performance, some of the participants in the present study suggest that it can facilitate performance through enhanced motivation and a narrowing of focus. Sport psychology practitioners might explore athletes’ perceived utility of sledging behavior and discuss whether the effort of engaging in this strategy

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Ole Winthereik Mathorne, Kristoffer Henriksen and Natalia Stambulova

. Unfortunately, practical guidelines to inform such processes are lacking, and sport psychology practitioners often do not have the education, expertise, and experience required to successfully work to optimize organizational and interorganizational collaboration, which speaks to a need for curriculum revision

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Shelby Waldron, J.D. DeFreese, Brian Pietrosimone, Johna Register-Mihalik and Nikki Barczak

Baseball, 2017 ). Sport psychology practitioners may also serve a vital role in both prevention and intervention via psychoeducation of key youth sport stakeholders (i.e., coaches, parents, youth athletes, and sport organizations) on the psychological risks of early specialization, common symptoms of

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Alexander Tibor Latinjak

studies on the autonomous attempts athletes undertake to confront diverse competitive situations, through the use of goal-directed thinking, could lay some foundations for the interventions of sport psychology practitioners. Methods Participants A total of 17 young adult athletes, who were at that time

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J.D. DeFreese, Travis E. Dorsch and Travis A. Flitton

specifically could further enhance the mission of sport psychology practitioners, coaches, and administrators. Cumulatively, well-designed and evaluated parent interventions will aid administrators in creating positive sport environments for parents as well as promoting and maintaining youth sport

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Jessica Ross and Peter D. MacIntyre

valuable information for those who are responsible for the observation, treatment, and overall well-being of individuals engaging in physical activity (e.g., mental health providers and applied sport psychology practitioners). For example, previous literature has suggested the use of interventions designed

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Rory J. Mack, Jeff D. Breckon, Paul D. O’Halloran and Joanne Butt

greatly enhance the ongoing reflective processes and professional development of sport psychology practitioners through the use of a range of validated competency and fidelity coding instruments. The clear identification of components of MI enables practitioners to be assessed in their use of the approach

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Kerry R. McGannon, Lara Pomerleau-Fontaine and Jenny McMahon

had implications for well-being. This novel finding allows us to highlight the need for sport psychology practitioners to be aware of the intertwining of athletic identity with relationships for extreme-sport athletes in ways that may compromise, or enhance, well-being. Extreme-sport pursuits shared

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Carolyn E. McEwen, Laura Hurd Clarke, Erica V. Bennett, Kimberley A. Dawson and Peter R.E. Crocker

protecting them from the dangers of an exclusive elite-athlete identity ( Douglas & Carless, 2011 ). Sport psychology practitioners, coaches, and sport administrators play a significant role in fostering a culture that encourages personal development in nonsport contexts ( Ryan, 2015 ). For example, the

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Kylie McNeill, Natalie Durand-Bush and Pierre-Nicolas Lemyre

-being and well-being so that program administrators and sport psychology practitioners working with coaches can tailor interventions to coaches’ unique patterns of psychological functioning. Furthermore, the findings demonstrate the importance of strengthening coaches’ capacity to self-regulate and manage