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Training error and load management, are we missing something key?

Today we’re joined on the blog by Dale Forsdyke who’s kindly shared his considerable wisdom on pyschosocial factors in sport. Dale is a prominent researcher and practitioner in this field and published an excellent systematic review on the topic (Forsdyke et al. 2016). He’s also Head of Science & Medicine in elite female football and […]

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Returning to Sport after injury – The Mind Matters – by Clare Ardern

Today we have a first for RunningPhysio – our first guest blog by a published researcher! Clare Ardern has very kindly agreed to share her thoughts on psychological factors in returning to sport after injury. Clare completed a systematic review on this topic which we discussed in our previous piece on return to sport. You […]

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Exercise and mental health – by Catherine McCanny

Catherine is a Sport Psychology Consultant with a BSc in Psychology and an MA in Sport and Exercise Psychology. She's very kindly agreed to write a piece for RunningPhysio on exercise and mental health. You can follow Catherine on Twitter via @KatieMcCanny and check out her Facebook page for more information on sports psychology… Firstly […]

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The psychology of returning to sport after injury

We all know the physical effects an injury can have on us and how hard they can be to overcome but recognising the psychological effects could be just as important. Recent research has identified key factors that can have a significant impact on whether someone returns to sport after injury and if they return to […]

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