Sports and exercise

Marathon runners are on the road for hours at a time, what on earth goes through their minds all that time?
One of the most important characteristics of successful teams is that team members believe in their collective potential – also known as 'team potency'. But what can be done to foster this shared belief?
Health interventions to increase exercise in older people could be more successful if they differentiated between people aged 65 to 79 years old and those over 80 years old.
The sense of accomplishment from running a marathon is hugely uplifting, but let's not romanticise it. There's also a lot of pain involved. Despite this, many people pull on their running shoes time and again.
This has been a year of consolidation for the Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology. The focus of the committee has been on increasing the visibility and profile of the Division with a view to increasing our membership.
Children who have suffered concussion should return to physical activity as it is safe for them to do so, an American neuropsychologist will tell a conference in Bristol today.
We're told sitting is the new smoking and that we should consider working at standing desks, or perhaps better still, treadmill desks.
The Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology conference is taking place at The Queens Hotel, Leeds, West Yorkshire.
The SS Great Britain in Great Western Dockyard, Bristol, is the striking venue for a British Psychological Society meeting on the prevention, management and treatment of concussion and other mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children later this month.
If you would do anything to stay popular with your team-mates, what might follow? Bending the rules? Cheating? Sabotage of rivals?
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President Elect of the British Psychological Society, is one of the speakers at our Scottish Branch’s annual Scientific Meeting in Stirling today.
The human mind can be its own worst enemy. When we want to do well in sports, we often intensify attentional focus on bodily movements that are best off left on automatic pilot.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President Elect of the British Psychological Society, will be one of the speakers at our Scottish Branch’s annual scientific meeting in Stirling on 27 February.
Build a strong working alliance with your athletes and exercisers using counselling skills. Notice what is and is not said out loud by your client. Timetable
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There are huge benefits to be gained when women and men are given equal opportunities. For example, companies with at least one woman on their board are more successful.
Experience the peer supervision process & take the model back to use in your workplace Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Discover hypnosis and hypnotherapy with this evidence-based workshop Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Walking in a happier style could help counter the negative mental processes associated with depression.
More than £2 million is being put towards a major programme designed to encourage people with mental health problems to take up sport.
Children's cognitive skills can be enhanced if they partake in at least an hour of exercise after every school day, according to new research.
Countries are more likely to enjoy a higher medal count at the Olympics if they embrace gender equality, a new study has revealed.
People tend to drink more alcohol on days when they are more physically active, according to a new study.
A “Legacy” is simply defined as, ‘something that is left behind’ and could be considered at a myriad of levels, including societal, organisational, client-centred, or personal.
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