The Mental Games: Inside the mind of an Olympic athlete by Professor Martin Hagger

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Xuất bản 20/08/2015 An essential component to an Olympian's success is mental preparation for their sport and the competition surrounding it. Join Curtin University experts and explore the important role of psychology in Olympic success. Speakers will cover mental toughness, motivation techniques, aiming for perfection and coping with rapid fame and celebrity following victory. Psychologists Professor Martin Hagger reveals that being a sporting champion isn't all about brawn! About the speaker: Professor Martin Hagger is Professor of Psychology at Curtin University and is a leading researcher in the field of health and sport and exercise psychology. His main interests are in motivation, health behaviour, self-control and willpower, and personality. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in the field and authored numerous book chapters. Professor Hagger is also author of the book, 'Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport' and 'Social Psychology of Exercise and Sport'. He is a former international triathlete and a keen sport enthusiast. This lecture was presented on Thursday 16th August, 2012.
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