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date: 04 April 2020

empathy 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine
Author(s):

Michael Kent

The ability to project oneself into the situation of another person and thereby understand the feelings and thoughts of that person. Empathy is an important characteristic of an effective coach–athlete relationship, since an athlete's problems can only be understood if the coach experiences the athlete's subjective perception of the problems. ... ...

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