A Developmental-Educational Intervention Model of Sport Psychology

in The Sport Psychologist
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In this article Life Development Intervention (LDI) is described. It is an intervention based on a developmental-educational framework that fits the needs of practitioners from varied backgrounds and disciplines and opens the path to better communication among these practitioners. LDI can be used to enhance athletes’ performance both inside and outside sports. The assumptions underlying LDI are presented, the role of the LDI specialist is examined, and a framework for selecting intervention strategies is outlined. Particular attention is given to the importance of learning how to teach the transfer skills from one domain to another.

S.J. Danish is with the Dept. of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284. A.J. Petitpas is with the Dept. of Psychology, Springfield College, Springfield, MA 01109. B.D. Hale is with the Academic Support Center for Student Athletes, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802.

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