Olympics 2012 - The Importance of Sports Psychology

Tom Bates talks about the importance of sports psychology and he mentions the topics in this week's discussion, emphasizing the importance of sports psychology in sports. Performance is not only a physical challenge, but a mental one as well. Imagery in sports is a successful psychological technique used to improve athletic performance through the use of mentally generated images. The technique can be used cognitively to improve physically performance or motivation to positively affect psychological states.

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This is a good video that you posted in your shelf. Sports psychology is very important for not just and athlete but for trainers and coaches. It is important that athlete's, coaches, and trainers get a visual of how important things like form and... more »This is a good video that you posted in your shelf. Sports psychology is very important for not just and athlete but for trainers and coaches. It is important that athlete's, coaches, and trainers get a visual of how important things like form and technique is, the proper ways of executing certain movements, and on how to help find different on improving their performance as well. 02-28-2016 6:06am

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