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COVID-19 Vaccination boosts Mental Health – but does it really? Analysis on the Science

“COVID-19 vaccination boosts mental health along with immunity, study finds” Does it Really? Let’s take a look at the research protocol. Nothing against vaccination, but I like to be thorough with the Science. Here is the article source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/02/220215125454.ht It’s time we take a close look at what really were the results and what really …

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Gymnastics vs Football – A Psychologist’s Perspective

I trained in gymnastics daily for 8 years in my life. I trained as a footballer for another 8 years of my life. And here is what I found as the difference. Individualism Vs Team Orientation. In Gymnastics, the goal is focused towards personal achievement and excellence. Motivation is always internal, goals are individualistic, and …

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Why Athletes Don’t Give Up

What makes athletes so relentless? Sometimes, we wonder what makes athletes so strong? Mentally strong, I mean. Where they don’t give up, refuse to back down, and keep going, even when injured, even when facing a tough situation. What are some factors that affect this mindset? Let’s Take a Look 1. Their Goal is Bigger …

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Media Interviews and Mental Health in Sport: Naomi Osaka: A Case in Point

Should Mental Health be compromised at the stake of Media Obligations for Athletes? Case of Naomi Osaka4 Time Grand Slam Champion At the end of major matches in the sports community, elite athletes are often required by the rules of the organization to appear for scheduled press conferences and comment on their performance in response …

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What is Sport Psychology? Understanding the Niche

Importance of Sport Psychology Article Complied by: – Bhargavi Mahesh Ojale, S.Y.B.A., D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai       The field of Sport Psychology is a specialization of Psychology that seeks to understand the psychological or mental factors that affect performance in sport, physical activity, and exercise and apply these to enhance individual and team performance. …

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Closed Door Matches – Will Empty Stadiums affect Athlete Performance?

How will Athletes perform without their fans physical presence? Given the current pandemic situation, there are social distancing protocols in place to keep us safe from the rapidly spreading Corona Virus that has plagued the year of 2020. This means that that while most tournaments have been cancelled, a few of our fan-cherished tournaments like …

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Avoiding Mental Burnout in Sports

Understanding Mental Burnout What do the symptoms of Burnout Look Like? ⠀ Physical Burnout:⠀ Lower Immunity⠀ Fatigue⠀ Muscle Soreness⠀ High Injury Risk ⠀⠀ Mental Burnout:⠀ Mental Fatigue⠀ Lack of Concentration⠀ Low Motivation⠀ Self-Doubt⠀⠀ Emotional Burnout: ⠀ Irritation⠀ Frustration⠀ Shame⠀ Loneliness⠀ Guilt⠀ How should we make sure this does not happen to us? 🚨 Strong social …

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Visualization – Best Mental Technique For Winning

How do you gurantee the perfect win? Practice? Hardwork? Try also Visualization! We train our best and develop the right stamina, speed, strength, and techincal prowess. But what falls short just before the competition? Our confidence level! Our concentration! Our self-belief! And our Mental toughness! Yes, all these mental skills are reasons why the best …

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