Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on May 25, 2011 at 9:25am — No Comments
New sports technologies and equipment can certainly help make sports safer, but there are unforeseen risks when athletes feel invincible and take even more riskier chances on the field. Learn more about these concerns by checking out my latest blog:
Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on May 25, 2011 at 8:32am — No Comments
Mental toughness is a great thing in sports, but in some cases athletes allow their will to win to cloud their judgement when it comes to risky and dangerous decisions. You can read the rest of my thoughts on this subject in my latest Sports Doc Chalk Talk article:
Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on May 23, 2011 at 8:04am — No Comments
Get your team ready for summer by starting with goal setting. Research studies have consistently shown that athletes who set specific, measurable, controllable goals almost always outperform athletes who set "do your best" type goals (or no goals at all).
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Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on May 6, 2011 at 5:29pm — No Comments
In just a few weeks the kids will be out of school and summer sports will officially begin -- are you ready?? As we look ahead, it's important to sit down with kids and process their feelings about sports, as well as set goals for this summer's season.
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Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on May 6, 2011 at 12:04pm — No Comments
Want to learn more about the impact of mental toughness on athletic success? In this article I discuss the varying levels and extent mental training skills should be used based on the type of sport an athlete plays:
Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on May 2, 2011 at 3:11pm — No Comments
"Cinderella" teams are a lot of fun to play on, coach, or just watch as a fan. This year in the NBA the Memphis Grizzlies are quickly becoming this years Cinderella, having already knocked off the #1 seed San Antonio Spurs. Learn more about the key elements found in Cinderella teams in my latest article…Continue
Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on May 2, 2011 at 11:17am — No Comments