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Becoming a Sport Psychologist

The thoughts behind this post came about through conversations I had with two MSc students and an applied practitioner at the British Psychological Society (BPS) Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology (DSEP) conference in December 2019. The topic of the …

Where to find a Sport Psychologist?

“Where to find a Sports Psychologist?” or “Sport Psychologist near me?” When looking for Sports Psychology support it is important that the person you are working with is qualified. To provide Sports Psychology support in Ireland or the UK requires …

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Psychology of Elite Footballers

Introduction Research on expertise in sport has highlighted the importance of various factors that influence its development and maintenance. The quality of training and coaching afforded to the athlete (Ericsson et al, 1993; Cote et al, 1995) and psychological skills …