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How do sport psychologists help!?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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So much of physical performance is related to the mind body connection.
In sports, people can develop patterns of movement that can impede optimal performance. A sports psychologist can really help someone reduce mental tension associated with a certain sports activity and improve performance.Most professional teams employ one.Examples include" catchers who can no longer throw the ball accurately.

In brief: See below

So much of physical performance is related to the mind body connection.
In sports, people can develop patterns of movement that can impede optimal performance. A sports psychologist can really help someone reduce mental tension associated with a certain sports activity and improve performance.Most professional teams employ one.Examples include" catchers who can no longer throw the ball accurately.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Mental issues

Sports psychologists help with emotional issues most suffered by athletes, involving emotions that are invoked about competition, pain, anxiety about excelling, and mental blocks that impede athletic performance.

In brief: Mental issues

Sports psychologists help with emotional issues most suffered by athletes, involving emotions that are invoked about competition, pain, anxiety about excelling, and mental blocks that impede athletic performance.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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