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Research Review: The Effects of A Psychological Skills Training Program on Swimming Performance and Positive Psychological Development

The present study employed intra-individual performance measures that controled for differences in ability by comparing an athlete‚Äôs current performance to the average or previous performance. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a 7-week psychological skills training (PST) program on (a) competitive swimming performance and (b) the positive psychological development of national-level adolescent swimmers. A hypothesis…
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Research Review: Psychological, Physiological, Performance and Perceptive Responses to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Combats

The purpose of this study was to investigate the psychological, physiological (metabolic, physical, and hormonal), performance and perceptive responses to a regional level Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) competition. Researchers hypothesized that during a BJJ competition a moderate activation of the glycolytic pathway occurs, followed by a drop in handgrip strength and fatigue of small muscle groups such as the forearms and…
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