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IS RYAN HOWARD ON HIS WAY BACK?

I first met Ryan Howard, first baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies, when he was playing here in Springfield, Missouri for the Missouri State University Bears. He impressed me as being a very nice young man. 128 more words

Sports

SENDING THE WRONG MESSAGE TO ALLIE.

Allie Alvstad, one of the Missouri State University Bears softball players here in Springfield, was recently diagnosed with leukemia and tonight she is being honored by a “Rally for Allie” at the Missouri State University Men’s baseball game. 253 more words

Sports

It's All About the Connection

Everything in life is about feeling a connection. You should feel connected to your friends, family, spouse, and even your job. Without that connection, there’s no passion and no purpose. 465 more words

Lifestyle

“THEY JUST GOT RUSTY.”

I’ve been watching the NCAA post-season basketball tournament and noticed that one of the announcers, when commenting on the fact that one of the teams had lost their last three games, said: “They just got rusty.” He said this because he really didn’t know why they had lost their last three games. 234 more words

Sports

12 myths about PST and Sport psychologists

Years have passed since athletes started using psychological skills training. However up until this day there are still several myths floating around. Martin (2005) revealed that male athletes, younger athletes and athletes who have been socialized in sports that involve physical contact still assign a particular stigma towards sport psychology. 1,198 more words

Sport Psychology

What’s Happening in an Athlete’s Mind? – Connecting Sport Psychology and Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

Guest Post
Writer:
Eeva Kettunen, M.sc, MBA & Sport and Exercise psychology student at University of Jyväskylä

In previous articles, the effect that good recovery has on performance has been highlighted from a physiological point of view. 601 more words

Sport Psychology

Sports have helped me

I wanted to write a little anthem to sports; even though I will probably never correctly express my gratitude towards sports and physical activity. We all have our go to activity that makes us feel better and sports have always been mine for a couple of reasons I’d… 500 more words

Fitness