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date: 13 October 2019

Mental Conditioning 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
Noah B. GentnerNoah B. GENTNER

Mental conditioning involves disciplining the mind to achieve certain goals. It is used in the world of sport to help athletes focus, perform, concentrate, and control anxiety. The practice, based in psychology, is credited with some European countries’ success in the Olympics. As a result, the number of sports organizations employing sports psychologists to train athletes in mental conditioning has continued to rise since the 1980s. ...

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