Olympic Dreams returns to our screens, delving into the minds of young athletes striving for 2012 gold. Watch interviews with athletes including Jessica Ennis and explore sports psychology as our experts look at how athletes mentally prepare and get into the zone.
Following on from the second series of Olympic Dreams, the story continues as we join new athletes with new stories... Read more: OU on the BBC: Olympic Dreams - About the series
Tom Daley, Jessia Ennis and other athletes explain their mental preparation and pre-performance routines in this... Watch now: Olympic Dreams: Getting into the zone
Olympic Dreams: When the going gets tough Featuring: Video The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Olympic atheletes explain how they cope with injury and other setbacks - and the OU's Caroline Heaney explores their... Watch now: Olympic Dreams: When the going gets tough
Simon Rea reflects on whether athletes and clubs can overcome adversity to achieve their sporting goals. Read more: Overcoming public meltdown
First broadcast: Tuesday 29 Jul 2008 on BBC ONE