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Mattia Piffaretti and Benjamin Carr

( Gordon, 1990 ; Jones, 1993 ; Wadey & Hanton, 2008 ), with important aspects in psychoeducation. Mindfulness Mindfulness is the ability to be completely aware of the present moment ( Hanh, 1998 ). To be in this particular state of mindfulness, individuals must be able to completely detach from the past

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Martin Camiré, Kelsey Kendellen, Scott Rathwell, and Evelyne Felber Charbonneau

coaches’ time pressures ( Camiré, Rocchi, & Kendellen, 2016 ), it was deemed fitting to offer the CLS as a short-duration training program. The CLS program was designed to provide evidence-informed principles intended to trigger in coaches an awareness as to the key role they play in using high school

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Luke Wilkins, Jen Sweeney, Zoella Zaborski, Carl Nelson, Simon Tweddle, Eldre Beukes, and Peter Allen

level. It is perhaps surprising, then, that little work has been conducted with athletes using CBT interventions. A recent review identified a wide range of factors that act as barriers to athlete engagement with mental health services, including stigma, lack of awareness, lack of time, and financial

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Wolf E. Mehling

It has been suggested that improvement in bodily awareness is a key mechanism of action for many movement therapies ( Mehling et al., 2011 ). Examples of these mind–body therapies include mindful movement, integrative exercise, movement-education approaches named after or by founding teachers (e

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Katrina L. Piercy, Frances Bevington, Alison Vaux-Bjerke, Sandra Williams Hilfiker, Sean Arayasirikul, and Elizabeth Y. Barnett

their inactivity. 7 One potential explanation for the low rates of physical activity is lack of awareness of the guidelines and lack of knowledge of dosage recommendations. In a 2009 survey, the percentage of adults who reported being aware of the guidelines was 36%, and knowledge of the moderate

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Rena M.G. Curvey, Shannon C. White, Emily A. Murphy, Travis R. Scheadler, Myles T. Englis, Laura L. Phelps, and Candice N. Hargons

cultural competence among sport psychologists and sport psychology professionals. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to explore how multicultural training and cultural awareness are currently being integrated into sport psychology training programs, research, and applied practice. The need for

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Arzu Erden and Murat Emirzeoğlu

has indicated that this relationship is weak and needs to be explained from different perspectives. 2 In addition to the physical performance of athletes, there is a need for further research into individuals’ level of body awareness, performance emotional state (PES), and demographic characteristics

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Ariane Bélanger-Gravel, Marilie Laferté, Frédéric Therrien, François Lagarde, and Lise Gauvin

strategy, WIXX awareness referred to the combination of ad recall and brand awareness. To assess ad recall, children were first asked if they had “seen, read, or heard any advertising on 9–13 year old kids’ PA in the last few weeks.” Those who answered “yes” and recalled the name of the campaign without

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Rachel W. Thompson, Keith A. Kaufman, Lilian A. De Petrillo, Carol R. Glass, and Diane B. Arnkoff

The purpose of the present investigation was to evaluate the long-term effects of mindful sport performance enhancement (MSPE), a program designed to improve athletic performance and psychological aspects of sport. One-year follow-up assessments were conducted on archers, golfers, and long-distance runners (N = 25) who attended Kaufman, Glass, and Arnkoff’s (2009) and De Petrillo, Kaufman, Glass, and Arnkoff’s (2009) MSPE workshops. Across the athlete groups, participants reported significant increases in the ability to act with awareness (an aspect of trait mindfulness) and overall trait mindfulness from pretest to follow-up, along with significant decreases in task-related worries and task-irrelevant thoughts (both aspects of cognitive interference during sport). The long-distance runners exhibited significant improvement in their mile times from pretest to follow-up, with significant correlations between change in runners’ performance and trait variables. Results suggest that MSPE is a promising intervention associated with long-term changes in trait variables that may contribute to optimal athletic performance.

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Chunxiao Li, Ngai Kiu Wong, Raymond K.W. Sum, and Chung Wah Yu

largely unexplored. Mindfulness and Attitudes Mindfulness refers to a receptive attention to and awareness of present events and experience ( Brown & Ryan, 2003 ) and is a vital factor in forming and changing attitudes ( Palmerino, Langer, & McGillis, 1984 ; Shapiro, Carlson, Astin, & Freedman, 2006