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MIND TO MUSCLE, AND MUSCLE TO MIND STRATEGIES THAT WORK athletic performance mental preparation mind to muscle muscle to mind stress management Sep 15, 2022

The “muscle-to-mind” and “mind-to-muscle” are stress management strategies that help athletes manage their activation levels and performance anxiety. Mind-to-muscle means that relaxation goes from the brain to muscle, and some examples are meditation, visualization, and...

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EXERCISE, COMPETITIVE SPORT, OVER-TRAINING, AND MENTAL HEALTH athletic performance autonomic balance biofeedback biomarkers hrv mental health overtraining rmssd sdnn Aug 15, 2022

Exercise at mild or moderate levels is beneficial to your physical and mental health. Unfortunately, all the benefits will not occur if the training load is increased beyond a certain point. Overreaching is good; athletes must stress the body above what is required for general fitness to...

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MENTAL TRAINING OR THERAPY: WHAT DO I NEED? athletes mental health athletic performance mental mental health mental training mindset psychology psychology today relaxation sport psychologists Jun 15, 2022

Performance Psychology is not the same as Clinical Sport Psychology; however, both are under the field of Sport, Performance, and Exercise Psychology. The performance psychology specialist (mental coach) addresses the main variables that influence athletic performance, and you will learn mental...

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DIRECTING YOUR ATTENTION TO WHAT IS RELEVANT TO PERFORMANCE athletic performance attention concentration control what you can control focus mental skills mental training performance routines May 15, 2022

Let’s start with an example that happened during a bodyboarding competition in Portugal.

The event had a record number of participants in the men’s division. The competition schedule was tight, and all the athletes had to stay on the beach because the event would run until the last...

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WHAT IS MENTAL TRAINING? Train your mind in sports athletic performance life skills mental performance trainer mental skills mental training mindset training performance psychology sports psychology professional Feb 15, 2022

Mental Training is the science of “Psychology” applied to enhance athletic performance. There are many factors influencing performance, and the mental performance professional will perform an investigation of what is hurting performance and teach psychological skills (mental skills)...

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THE MIND AND BODY IS ONE athletic performance biofeedback body mental health mind psychophysiology sports performance Jan 15, 2022

We usually think of “Mind” and “Body” as two separate entities. However, our thinking and physiological responses are not separated. The Mind and Body are NOT two separated kingdoms. Mind-body are one, interdependent on each other. Psychophysiology is the science that...

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IMPLEMENTING A MENTAL TRAINING PROGRAM athletic performance cognitive function manage emotions mental preparation mental skills sport psychology therapy for athletes Nov 16, 2021

We can train our brains to improve cognitive function, and motivation, manage emotions, and improve our interpersonal skills, which leads to better performance in sports and life in general. The methods and techniques to train our brains are psychological skills training programs (mental...

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