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Identifying Predictors of Burnout and Health of Certified Mental Performance Consultants

Anthony Magdaleno and Barbara B. Meyer

decreased perceived stress. Similarly, in a study of sport psychology professionals with the Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) designation provided by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Magdaleno and Meyer ( 2023 ) reported recovery experiences significantly predicted

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Mental Performance Consultants’ Perspectives on Content and Delivery of Sport Psychology Services to Masters Athletes

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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Diversity Characteristics and Experiences of Discrimination in Certified Mental Performance Consultants

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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Still an “Old Boys’ Club”? Certified Mental Performance Consultants’ Gender-Typed Sport Specialization and Employment Setting

Tsz Lun (Alan) Chu, Ellea Bachmeier, and Taylor Mair

psychology professionals’ specialization and employment, an indirect indication of gender stereotyping and representation ( Fink, 2016 ; Hardin & Greer, 2009 ). This study, therefore, examined the data from Certified Mental Performance Consultants (CMPCs), who are mostly based in the United States, as the

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Psychological and Social Needs: Athletes’ and Mental Performance Consultants’ Perspectives on a Gap in Concussion Protocols

Cassandra M. Seguin and Diane M. Culver

considered psychological and social needs from two expert populations: (a) athletes who have firsthand SRC experience and (b) mental performance consultants (MPCs) whose professional expertise puts them in an optimal position to identify and provide athletes support for these needs. Athletes and MPCs One

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A Novel Exploration of Occupational Recovery in Certified Mental Performance Consultants

Anthony Magdaleno and Barbara B. Meyer

viable method of self-care ( Quartiroli, Wagstaff, & Thelwell, 2021 ) is warranted. Therefore, the purpose of this novel study was to explore the prevalence of, and relationship between, perceived stress, recovery experiences, and time spent in off-job activities by certified mental performance

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Sport Biofeedback: Exploring Implications and Limitations of Its Use

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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CMPC® Certification as a Milestone, Not a Millstone: A Response to Scherzer and Reel

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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“He Leaned His Body Against Mine and Pushed Himself Against Me”: A Narrative of Sexual Harassment in Mental Performance Consulting

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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Embedding Perceptual–Cognitive Training in the Athlete Environment: An Interdisciplinary Case Study Among Elite Female Goalkeepers Preparing for Tokyo 2020

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