Competitive Stress

Competitive Stress

If you're self improvement and motivation for success athlete, you've most likely felt the pressure that comes from competitive stress, because the indisputable essence of sport is competition. The whole social and pedagogical activity in the service of sport has…

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Sport and religion

Is Sport a Religion?

Psychologists are closing in on the conclusion that sport has many of the same effects on spectators as religion does [Barber, 2012]. Daniel Wann [2001], a leading sport psychologist at Murray State University, and his co-authors said: "The similarities between…

Sport Psychology: Depression

Sport Psychology: Depression

The role of sport as a protective factor for physical health is well known and supported by numerous scientific literature.  In the recent years, more and more studies have clarified and shown the protective role of physical activity and mental…