This book was developed to help you, the student athlete, reach your performance potential through the process of learning and practicing mental skills training techniques. In Mental Skills Training for Sport you will learn the hands-on mental training tools needed to develop mental toughness in both sport and life. By developing the mental tools for success, you will be able to respond well under pressure, sustain enjoyment in your sport, and experience the best that competition has to offer. By using this manual year round, you will be committing to reaching your personal potential as well as contributing to your team's journey toward its potential.
Cognella Press; July 2009
- ISBN 9781516532858
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- Title: Mental Skills Training for Sport
- Author: Moira E. Stuart
Imprint: Cognella Press
About The Author
Moira E. Stuart, Ph.D. is an associate professor of Sport Psychology and consultant for the Northern Illinois Athletics Department. Dr. Stuart earned her Ph.D. from Oregon State University with a specialization in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Moira teaches Psychology of Coaching and Sport and Exercise Psychology courses and conducts coaching education workshops across the country. In 2003 she joined the NIU athletics department as the Sport Psychology Consultant for all 17 men's and women's intercollegiate teams and works with over 420 student athletes on a year round basis. Dr. Stuart has over 15 years of consulting experience at the national level working with high school and collegiate athletes across a wide variety of team and individual sports.