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Performance Consultants in Sport and Performance Psychology  

David Tod

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Mar 2017
Since the 1890s, the field of applied sport psychology has gained increasing visibility within the sport and exercise science, psychology, and mainstream communities. Associated with this ... More

Performance Psychology with Performing Artists  

Kate F. Hays

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May 2017
Performance psychology addresses issues of optimal performance across a wide range of fields. Optimal performance can be enhanced via psychological methods; psychology also addresses the ... More

Personality and Health  

Sarah E. Hampson

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Personnel Selection  

Jesús F. Salgado

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Mar 2017
Personnel selection is one of the most critical processes in the study of human work behavior because it determines the efficacy of many other issues of human resource management (e.g., ... More

Physical Activity and Personality Traits  

Ryan E. Rhodes and Patrick Boudreau

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Feb 2017
The physical, psychological, and economic benefits of regular moderate-to-vigorous-intensity physical activity are well substantiated. Unfortunately, few people in developed countries ... More

Physical Activity and Stress Reactivity  

Stephen H. Boutcher

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Jun 2017
Cardiovascular disease has been estimated to be responsible for over 30% of deaths worldwide. The traditional cardiovascular risk factors of smoking, obesity, diabetes, physical ... More

Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, and Cognition  

Jennifer L. Etnier

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Apr 2017
There is substantial interest in identifying the behavioral means by which to improve cognitive performance. Recent research and commercial ventures have focused on cognitive training ... More

Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, and Sleep  

Sayaka Aritake-Okada and Sunao Uchida

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Potentially Harmful Treatments  

Scott O. Lilienfeld

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Feb 2017
Although psychotherapy is on balance effective for a broad array of psychological problems, a relatively small but steadily accumulating body of evidence suggests that at least some ... More

Psychodynamic Psychotherapies  

Mary V. Minges and Jacques P. Barber

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May 2017
Psychodynamic psychotherapies (PDP) is an umbrella term for a variety of therapeutic modalities that have evolved out of the psychoanalytic/psychodynamic tradition, each theorizing a ... More

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