On Christmas eve, the world and the discipline of health psychology lost a pioneer in the field of psycho-oncology, Dr.
Resilience is best defined as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress.
Media, both social and traditional, have become sources of sports psychology information.
The New York Times (12/1/13) had two separate sport psychology feature articles in its Sunday Sports and Sunday Review pages which dovetail nicely.
Athletes at the London Games have provided a wonderful example of deliberate practice, sustained training and elite performance through adversity over short and long periods of time.
I thought it would be an interesting to share the article, linked below (insert link in your browser), about the lack of glory and financial hardship in pursuit of Olympic participation.
Andrew Sweat graduated from Ohio State with a degree in finance, was a three-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference selection, a four-time OSU Scholar-Athlete, and interned at Merrill Lynch.
It seems confusing that so many concussed athletes have sought to continue playing despite the risk of disabling or deadly brain damage.
This Winter collegiate athletic season is finished, and I had the pleasure to work with two athletes who achieved All-American status.
On the final day of the 2011 baseball regular season, the Mets Jose Reyes got a bunt single to win the NL batting championship over Ryan Braun.