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Running a psyching team: Providing mental support at long-distance running events

Meijen, Carla (2016) Running a psyching team: Providing mental support at long-distance running events. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, . pp. 1-11. ISSN 2152-0704. E-ISSN 2152-0712. (doi:10.1080/21520704.2016.1205697) (KAR id:56965)

Abstract

Psyching teams provide brief psychological support to participants before, during, and after long distance running events such as marathons. Developed and refined over the past 30 years, psyching teams benefit runners themselves, provide mental skills training and hands on experience to team members, and help de-mystify sport psychology. Using one particular model, this article is designed to describe both the content and process of psyching teams and 18 offer information for others’ development of similar volunteer programs.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/21520704.2016.1205697
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > Sport and Exercise Sciences
Depositing User: C. Meijen
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2016 14:49 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:36 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/56965 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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Meijen, Carla.

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