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By Caroline Heaney
OU sports academic Caroline Heaney and athletes discuss the sources of motivation and how to get motivated to achieve goals.
23 Jun 2014
OU sports academic Caroline Heaney discusses the relationship between an athlete and their coach in this Olympics Shorts video
Level: 1 Introductory
19 Oct 2011
Whilst sport is a largely physical endeavour, the psychological aspects of sports performance, and the role of the coach, should not be underestimated.
16 Sep 2011
By Caroline Heaney, Jessica Ennis, Tom Daley, Shaunna Thompson, Andy Hodge
Jessica Ennis, Tom Daley and other athletes explain how they cope with injury and other setbacks - and the OU's Caroline Heaney explores their approach.
29 Jun 2011
We speak to Caroline Heaney, a full-time lecturer in sport and fitness at The Open University, about the science behind penalty-taking
10 Jun 2010
Olympic coaches have a vital role in nurturing athletes: coach, confidant, carer
11 Jul 2008
By Caroline Heaney, Noel Thomas, Paul Shaw, Venus Romaeo, Alex Partridge, Ashley McKenzie
Eating your way to the top in sport is not just possible – it's vital. But you need to get your intake balanced and correct. Our Olympic hopefuls and OU experts explain how.
By Caroline Heaney, Ashley McKenzie, Ben Oakley, Alex Partridge, Venus Romaeo, Noel Thomas
Being good at a sport is only the start. To be the best, you have to put in the hours of training to achieve the peak of fitness.