Psychology

Sports Psychology for Gymnastics: Stuck in a Practice Mindset / If you perform well in practice but find yourself under-performing in competition, you can benefit from sports…
Sports Psychology for Gymnasts: Expectations in Gymnastics / In this video, Dr. Patrick Cohn and Wendy discuss how high expectations can turn into pressure for gymnasts and how to…
Gymnastics Psychology: Problems for Perfectionist Gymnasts / Dr. Patrick Cohn and Olympian Wendy Bruce-Martin discuss the top mental game challenges for gymnasts. Learn how…
5 Big Mistakes Gymnastics Parents Make on Competition Day…and What you Can Do Instead! / Parents play an extremely crucial role in supporting a child on the day of competition. Meet preparation, of course, is…
Psychology and Safety in Gymnastics [pdf] / An important area that often does not always receive the attention it deserves in coach readiness has to do with the…
Measurement of Perceived Parental Success Standards in Sport and Relations with Athletes’ Performance Anxiety / The Perceived Parent Success Standards Scale (PPSSS) provides a measure of athletes’ perceptions of mastery- and ego-…
Artistic Gymnastics And Fear: Reflections On Its Causes / In the field of sports psychology it is nearly unanimous that both positive and negative emotions directly affect…
Achievement Goals And Motivational Climate [PDF] / This paper is a preliminary investigation into the motivational climate of competitive gymnastics classes. Motivational…
Why Parents Enrol Their Children In Recreational Gymnastics Programmes [PDF] / The purpose of this study was to examine the motives of parents who enrolled their children in recreational gymnastics…
Exploring The Effectiveness Of Pre-Performance Routines In Elite Artistic Gymnasts: A Mixed Method Investigation [PDF] / The purpose of this study was to explore both content and variation of pre- performance routines (PPR) between the four…
Pre-Competitive Anxiety And Self-Confidence In Pan American Gymnasts [PDF] / This study aimed to examine the intensity and direction of pre-competitive anxiety indicators (both somatic and…
Motor Skill Acquisition Influences Learners Visual Perception In Gymnastics [PDF] / Research has shown that perceiving and predicting the actions of others differs as a function of motor expertise. The…
Parents Support In The Sports Career Of Young Gymnasts [PDF] / Parental support is crucial to the commitment and dedication of the young gymnast. However, when this support is…
Athletic Identity And Achievement Goals Of Gymnastics Athletes [PDF] / The purpose of the present study was to extend knowledge on the relationship between athletic identity and achievement…
Parent's Expectations Towards Children Artistic Gymnastics Exercise [PDF] / The aim of this study is to determine the reasons for referral of the child in gymnastics such as expectations of…
Proposal Of Psychological Preparation In Artistic Gymnastics [PDF] / The athletes’ psychological preparation constitutes part of the whole athletic preparation. However, the implementation…
How Much Artistic Gymnastics Coaches Know About Their Gymnasts Motivation [PDF] / The purpose of this study was to analyze the Brazilian coaches’ perceptions of their athletes’ motivation and how they…
Self-Esteem And Trait Anxiety In Girls Practicing Competitive And Recreational Gymnastics [PDF] / The purpose of this study was to examine self-esteem and trait anxiety in 161 girls, 10-12 years old, practising…