Role of Concentration in Injury Paul Dent Introduction Paul Dent, MSc Lecturer, Brunel University BASES Accredited Sport & Exercise Psychologist Reviewer SE and Accreditation Applications Research: “Emotional Responses and Coping Skills in Injured Elite Athletes”
“Emotional Responses and Coping Skills in Injured Elite Athletes”
Concentration is the ability to maintain focus on relevant environmental cues.
Also called “attention”.
When the environment changes rapidly, attentional focus must also change rapidly
Within ourselves, thoughts, worries, concerns
Stimuli from the environment
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POSITIVE Self-Talk Increases:
NEGATIVE Self-Talk is: