A group of sports psychologists, students, and graduates met in Manchester (England) to discuss the role that psychology played in the 2012 Olympic games. The goals of the conference were to help participants learn from the events, contribute to research, and discover further how the mind is linked to performance. Several professors presided over an interactive workshop which used the Pre-Shot psychology training program developed by a graduate student. According to its creator, this program “…creates a physical format to the invisible things that people are thinking. It helps people to plan what they are going to think about; the aim is that they fill their mind with only useful thoughts, so their performance improves."
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