Skip to content

We have tagged as 'sports psychology' ?

Tag: sports psychology

Grid List Results: 24 items
Creative commons image Icon Julie Edgley | Flickr under Creative-Commons license
Sibling rivalry: An important ingredient in sporting success? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Sibling rivalry: An important ingredient in sporting success?

Are later born children more competitive in sport than their elder siblings? Jessica finds out.

Article
Olympisize Me activity icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Olympisize Me

Have you ever wondered which sport you're most suited to? Play this interactive game to find out if you’ve got what it takes physically, psychologically and socially to make it to the podium at the Olympics and Paralympics.

Activity
The art of performing under pressure article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

The art of performing under pressure

Penalty shoot-outs, 12-foot putts and second-serves are all high pressure moments in football, golf and tennis respectively. How would acclaimed kicking coach Dave Alred train the athletes to succeed in the moment?

Article
Creative commons image Icon Michael Barera [CC BY-SA 4.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Can you train for penalty shoot-outs? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Can you train for penalty shoot-outs?

England has one of the worst records for penalty shoot-outs in international football competitions - could purposeful practise end this?

Article
Creative commons image Icon Christine Matthews under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Why do we keep running? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Why do we keep running?

Although 'exercise' is treated as a punchline, we continue to get out and pound the streets. What is it that drives our commitment to keeping fit?

Article
Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: The Moment/ Channel 4
Chasing Perfection: How do athletes become champions? video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Chasing Perfection: How do athletes become champions?

In this collection of eight videos sporting legends including Michael Johnson, AP McCoy, Dame Sarah Storey and more outline the techniques used to take gold several times.  

Video
1 hr
Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Want to achieve your goal? Try our Personal Best tool activity icon Award icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Want to achieve your goal? Try our Personal Best tool

Have you got a goal? Whether it is to exercise more, lose a few pounds, or write a novel, our Personal Best App will help you get there.

Activity
Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Video collection: Personal Best video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Video collection: Personal Best

How can you apply the techniques of winning sports psychology to achieving your everyday goals? Find out in these short videos, where OU sports academics and burgeoning young athletes share their insight.

Video
Creative commons image Icon London Youth Games Limited via WikiCommons under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
A head for heights: How athletes keep calm at altitude article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

A head for heights: How athletes keep calm at altitude

Athletes at Sochi 2014 find themselves at the top end of runs which threaten injury as much as promise victory. How do you cope with that?

Article
Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC
Olympic Dreams: Getting into the zone video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Olympic Dreams: Getting into the zone

Tom Daley, Jessia Ennis and other athletes explain their mental preparation and pre-performance routines in this video - and how they help achieve succes.

Video
5 mins
Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC
Olympics 2012 - Olympic Shorts video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Olympics 2012 - Olympic Shorts

In these Olympic Shorts videos, OU academics and Olympic gold medallist rower Sir Matthew Pinsent give their insights into the role of families, coaches and team dynamics in creating a top Olympian 

Video
5 mins
Olympic Shorts: Sir Matthew Pinsent video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Olympic Shorts: Sir Matthew Pinsent

In these three videos, Sir Matthew Pinsent, Olympic gold medallist rower, talks about coaching, family influences and team dynamics

Video
5 mins
Page 1 of 2
Page 1 of 2