Sport Psychology

January 8, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Science, Health Science, Neurology
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- There are two types of motivation: meaning inner motivation, e.g., self accomplishment. meaning outer motivation, e.g., money or awards. – is the muscle of the brain


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, , and (the 4C's) are generally considered the main mental qualities that are important for successful performance in most sports. - ability to maintain focus

- believe in one's abilities - ability to maintain emotional control regardless of distraction - ability to continue working to agreed goals The techniques of relaxation, centering and mental imagery can assist an athlete to achieve the 4C's.

The demand for

varies with the sport:

distance running, cycling, tennis, squash

cricket, golf, shooting, athletic field events

sprinting events, bobsleigh, skiing

Self-Efficacy when we see ourselves (and others similar to ourselves) mastering skills and achieving goals that matter in those skill areas.


think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.”

I am only one, But still I am one. I cannot do everything, But still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.

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