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Tyler Makepeace and Bradley W. Young

.g.,  Tenenbaum & Eklund, 2020 ), it has insufficiently considered MAs as beneficiaries of applied services. Mental performance consultants (MPCs) help athletes learn to apply mental skills (e.g., goal setting, arousal regulation, imagery) to enhance performance and can facilitate the adoption of mental

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Zachary McCarver, Shelby Anderson, Justine Vosloo, and Sebastian Harenberg

Certified mental-performance consultants (CMPCs, through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology [AASP]) often work with athletes from a variety of culturally and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds. For example, from 2008 to 2018 across all divisions of the National College Collegiate

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Kendra Nelson Ferguson and Craig Hall

Mental performance consultants (MPCs) have obtained objective validation of their expertise in helping athletes develop and use self-regulation strategies (e.g., imagery, self-talk, goal setting, biofeedback) intended for optimal performance in sport ( Association for Applied Sport Psychology, 2019

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Robin S. Vealey, Nick Galli, and Robert J. Harmison

In the article “CMPC Exam for Recertification: The Good, the Bad, the Reality,” our colleagues Carrie Scherzer and Justine Reel ( 2018 ) discussed their views on the new examination requirement for certification and recertification as a Certified Mental Performance Consultant ® (CMPC ® ). As

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Danielle C. DeLisio, E. Earlynn Lauer, Terilyn C. Shigeno, Leslee A. Fisher, and Rebecca A. Zakrajsek

number. The quotes above provide only a few examples of our experiences as applied practitioners (certified mental performance consultants; CMPCs) related to sexual harassment while consulting. Each of the quotes represents a range of ethical dilemmas, and we have come to believe that, in the field of

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Veronique Richard, Béatrice Lavoie-Léonard, and Thomas Romeas

performance despite the turbulent context. To help the goalkeepers perform at their best, members of the integrated support team (i.e., head coach, physiotherapist, strength & conditioning [S&C] coach, and mental performance consultant [MPC]) identified specific performance gaps that would need to be

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Rebecca A. Zakrajsek, Leslee A. Fisher, and Scott B. Martin

Nine (5 female, 4 male) certified athletic trainers (ATs) from a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I institution participated in semistructured interviews about their experiences with sport psychology services and perceptions on the potential role of sport psychology consultants (SPCs) in student-athlete development. Through consensual qualitative research procedures, 3 domains were constructed: knowledge of availability and understanding of sport psychology services, perceptions of sport psychology services for injury rehabilitation, and use of sport psychology services for sport performance. Interacting professionally with SPCs, working with sport teams that use sport psychology services, and receiving mentorship from senior ATs who have “bought in” to sport psychology were identified as underlying factors that influenced ATs’ knowledge and use of services. Recommendations for how SPCs can nurture collaborative relationships between themselves and ATs are also provided.

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Leilani Madrigal

checklist as a form of goal setting with their teams prior to games. This would include identifying key target behaviors that are relevant to the player’s role on the team. Certified mental performance consultants can benefit from using this checklist by discussing mental toughness and behaviors

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Daya Alexander Grant

-based stress reduction) and Zindel Segal (cofounder of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy). The accompanying discussion prompts, handouts, and daily mindfulness log provide the necessary materials for a mental-performance consultant just getting started in teaching mindfulness to teams. One minor criticism of

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Performance Consultants by Sarah Carson Sackett and Natile Durand-Bush. Christian Paths to Health and Wellness (3rd ed.) by Peter Walters and John Byl