Category: *Journal of Applied Sport Psychology

Performance-enhancing shouts

Topic: Sport Psychology Publication: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2012) Article: Something to shout about: A simple, quick performance enhancement technique improved strength in both experts and novices Authors: Amy S. Welch & Mark Tschampl Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin Have you ever watched tennis – particularly the women’s professional

Characteristics athletes look for in a sport-psychology practitioner

Topic: Selection Publication: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2012) Article: Athletes’ preferred characteristics and qualifications of sport psychology practitioners: A consumer market analysis Authors: John R. Lubker, Amanda J. Visek, Jack C. Watson II, & Darius Singpurwalla Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin When choosing a sport-psychology practitioner, intercollegiate athletes prefer

Smile, you may pitch better

Topic: Selection Publication: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2003) Article: The relationship between emotional intelligence and performance among college baseball players Authors: S. Zizzi, H. Deaner, & D. Hirschhorn Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. Emotional intelligence refers to the capacity to recognize and use emotions. If I smile, do you

Score one for the small town!

Topic: Selection Publication: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2009) Article: Place but not date of birth influences the development and emergence of athletic talent in American football Authors: D. MacDonald, M. Cheung, J. Côté, & B. Abernethy Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell (2008) contends that

Want increased performance? Provide social support (IO Psychology)

Topic: Development Publication: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2009) Article: An Intervention to Increase Social Support and Improve Performance Authors: Paul Freeman, Tim Rees, and Lew Hardy Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. Can social support improve performance? According to Rees and Hardy, the four types of social support are